Master thesis at HEC Lausanne

Topics for research master theses come from the research projects we're currently working on and our collaborations with companies. Mostly, these projects are hands-on and involve collecting and analyzing data. Plus, you'll need to dive into the latest studies and discussions in the field to find out what questions haven't been answered yet.

Themes include

Requirements you have to meet to write a thesis with me:

Examples of theses I have supervised recently:

There are no strong formal requirements, but it is important that your work follows a coherent structure and is concise. Concrete guidelines for citations can be found here.
Excellent master theses follow the format of a paper published in the top journals in terms of structure and length (no more than 30 pages excluding appendix).
The introduction is a mini-version of the entire thesis, motivating the research question, introducing the setting, data, and method, foreshadowing the results, summarizing the implications, and placing it into the body of existing knowledge. A good introduction can only be finished when the entire thesis is finished.