Andreas Benz, M.Sc.

Andreas Benz, M.Sc.

  • Blücherstraße 17, 2.OG
    76185 Karlsruhe

Research Interests

  • Empirical Corporate Finance
  • Intersection of Finance and Accounting
  • Corporate Diversification
  • Internal Capital Markets and Capital Allocation

Working Papers

Education

  • 2016 - today: Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), PhD Candidate in Finance
  • 2014 - 2016: Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), M.Sc. in Economic Engineering
  • 2009 - 2012: University of Mannheim, B.Sc. in Economics

Work Experience

  • 2016 - today: Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Research Fellow
  • 2015 - 2016: Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Research Assistant
  • 2012 - 2013: Sparkasse Karlsruhe, Risk Management (Full-Time), Credit Portfolio Modelling

University Service / Functions

  • Faculty Council Member (Fakultätsrat): Representative of the Scientific Staff (Akademischer Mittelbau) of the Department of Economics and Management
  • Library Committee Member (Bibliotheksausschuss) of the Department of Economics and Management

Teaching

  • Financial Intermediation (Discussion Session) – since 2018
  • Supervisor of Bachelor’s and Master’s Seminar Papers – since 2017
  • Supervisor of Bachelor’s and Master’s Theses – since 2017

Bachelor and Master Theses

  • Available Topics: Our chair offers many exciting thesis topics for your Bachelor's or Master's degree. You can find a list of currently available topics here.
  • Get in Touch: If your interest is in working on a topic offered by me, please do not hesitate to contact me well in advance. My interest is that you make the most of your thesis.
  • Industry Cooperations and Own Topics: If you plan to cooperate with industry partners or have an own topic in mind, I am happy to supervise if the topic relates to my research areas.
  • Application Procedure: The application procedure is described here.