Thesis topic for a future FIG banker

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Hi everyone,

I have about a month before I need to choose my thesis topic and I am still stuck on exactly what I should choose.

I am graduating into an IB FIG coverage team next year and I have a keen interest in the banks and in particular, the quantum and composition of TLAC (regulatory bank capital) stacks.

I have reached out to a potential supervisor, and she made it pretty clear that she wanted me to make my thesis "quantitative". I think she means she wants me to explore relationships and not just describe the state / history of something.

I would really appreciate any thesis topic ideas surrounding bank capital, bank risk management, or financial institutions in general.

Thanks everyone!

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