Completed Assignments Thesis topics are developed by GIMLA since November 2018. The first students have already handed-in their thesis. On this page, interested students but also potential institutional partners can find more information about already completed projects and thesis assignments. Full texts of the submitted theses can be requested. Overview of GIMLA-supervised HSG Theses submitted in 2020 - Samir Jola, Master Thesis in Business Innovation: "The impact of university-centered entrepreneurial ecosystems on the Brazilian startup environment", Master co-supervisor Prof. Heiko Bergmann. - Thomas Kaeslin, Master Thesis in International Affairs: "Possible Solutions for the Trunk and Feeder Services of the Public Transportation System in Bogota", co-supervisor Prof. Yvette Sanchez. - Fabienne Zumbühl, Master Thesis in International Affairs: "Social Innovation in Sustainable Urban Development An Analysis for the UHPH on its Practices in São Paulo", co-supervisor Prof. Sabrina Bresciani. - Nina Breitenstein, Bachelor Thesis in International Affairs: "The Role of Local Governments in Providing Public Goods and Services - A Review of Latin American Experiences." - Marc Huber, Bachelor Thesis in Business Administration, "Affordable Housing in Colombia: An Examination of the Housing Policies and the Commercial Supply." - Fabienne Kuster, Bachelor Thesis in Economics: "Smart Mobility Solutions and Trends in Latin America - A comparative Analysis of Buenos Aires and São Paulo." - Jean Claude Lampert, Bachelor Thesis, "The Impacts of Chinese Investments in the Amazon: The case of the Iron Ore Industry." - Rosanna Wepfer, Bachelor Thesis in Economics, "Public Goods and Services for an Equitable Urban Development – A Review of Recent Literature." Overview of GIMLA-supervised HSG Theses submitted in 2019 - Karin Augsburger, Master Thesis in International Affairs: "Urban policy mobility: The "Fortalecimiento de Barrios Comerciales" programme as the Chilean model of a Business Improvement District", co-supervisor Prof. Dirk Lehmkuhl. - Lukas Jähn, Master Thesis in International Affairs: "The Informal Economy in Latin America - a Taxonomic Analysis of Policy Intervention", co-supervisor Prof. Roland Hodler. - Tabea Savoldelli, Master Thesis in Master in Business Managment: "Fostering social entrepreneurship in Ecuador - Gaps in the enterpreneurial ecosystem", co-supervisor Prof. Yvette Sanchez. - Marc Arnold, Bachelor Thesis in Business Administration: "Understanding Brazil's role in the journey of special treatment in trade." - Camila Lozano, Bachelor Thesis in International Affairs: "To what extent is the social dimension crucial to establish a Circular Economy? A Swiss-Colombian intergovernmental collaboration in the e-waste sector." - Carla Reiss, Bachelor Thesis: "Smart cities and participation - A literature review of Spanish speaking Latin America."