I am also interested in these topics - and the related question of normative constraints.
Many more market activities are occurring algorithmically, and many online platforms use algorithms to direct transactions, attention, etc.
This sounds obvious, but you should absolutely make sure that the project you choose is of interest to you.
If you're going to be working on a project for months or even longer, then it has to be something which you are engaged with, and the best way to keep engaged is to pose a question for your project to which you want to know the answer.
Uber and Didi wants to make sure their drivers are logged in and available as often as possible.
Youtube wants to encourage channels to upload good content frequently - and there have been some recent stories about creator burnout, and how the setup of Youtube's platform encourages that.
With so much to consider, we thought it would be easier to break the decision-making process into 6 key points.
Consideration of each will give you the best chance possible to make sure the topic of your Master's thesis in economics is the right one - both for you personally and for your future career.
Finally, there are application and policy areas that are well established areas of research but are increasingly important.
Health care and sustainability are major areas where we need further investigation of how to encourage behavioral change: not just in patients/customers, but also employees, suppliers, etc.