Quants explained for Wiley

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Wed, 31/08/2011 - 14:37 Wiley Europe has acquired exclusive UK and Commonwealth rights to Models.Behaving.Badly by Emanuel Derman, in a deal struck with Max Brockman of Brockman Inc. The book is about quants—the physicists working on Wall Street as quantitative analysts—who have been widely blamed for triggering the recent financial crisis with their complex mathematical models. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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