Writing a Thesis | Munich Center for the Economics of Aging - MEA

Writing a Thesis

You want to write your thesis at MEA?

MEA Director Prof. Dr. h.c. Axel Börsch-Supan, PhD, holds the Chair of Economics of Aging at the Technical University of Munich (TUM). Theses of TUM students with a connection to the research topics of the MEA can be supervised by Prof. Börsch-Supan and affiliated to a MEA research area.


The thesis should be in empirical economics and relate to the research conducted at MEA.


Candidates should have sufficient knowledge of empirical econometrics and experience in working with common statistical software.


Please first contact the Research Unit Leader from the area you are interested in.



Grundrente: Studie zeigt mangelnde Zielgenauigkeit



  • Drei Viertel der Rentner:innen, die als arm gelten, haben keinen Anspruch auf die Grundrente.
  • Gleichzeitig gehört knapp ein Viertel der Anspruchsberechtigten für die Grundrente zur vermögensreicheren Hälfte der deutschen Rentner:innen.

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