Finance in Developing and Emerging Markets Sommer 2018  

Financial Innovation in Developing Countries and Emerging Markets

Organizer: Dr. Ulrich Volz
Date: 06.07.2018, 9:00 - 17:45
Room:
SR17 (I 374)
To be graded: Term paper (guidelines)
Topic subscription: 11.04.2018 until 16:30. Please write an email with your three preferred topics to latsos(at)wifa.uni-leipzig.de (Sophia Latsos). Please also indicate your preferred seminar.
Submission deadline for term paper: 12.07.2018 until 11:00, Room I 239 (Kathrin Mazny)
Credits: 5,0

The allocation of topics can be downloaded here. Please use the EP-password in order to open the document.

Seminar topics

1.
2.Has the microfinance revolution delivered on its promises?
3.Discuss the extent to which the mobile banking and payment revolution has affected the lives of the poor.
4.Discuss how FinTech and the blockchain technology can improve access to finance and support development
5.Analyse the progress and challenges in developing local currency bond markets in developing and emerging economies.
6.Discuss the growing importance of Islamic finance. Does it provide a serious alternative to conventional finance?
7.Discuss the reasons why an increasing number of financial authorities in developing and emerging economies have started to take into account risks associated to climate change and environmental damage and promote green finance.
8.Can shadow banking in China trigger a major financial crisis?

letzte Änderung: 31.10.2018