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May 2011

Xavier Gabaix awarded American Finance Association Fischer Black Prize 2011

May 7, 2011 Comments (0)

The American Finance Association is pleased to announce the award of the 2011 Fischer Black Prize to Xavier Gabaix, the Martin J. Gruber Professor of Finance at the New York University Stern School of Business.
The Fischer Black Prize is awarded biannually to a financial economist under age 40 for a body of original research that is relevant to finance practice as exemplified by the research of the late Fischer Black, the co-author of the seminal Black-Scholes option pricing model...

Popular MoneyScience 2010

May 7, 2011 Comments (0)

Our annual review of the most popular articles published at MoneyScience over the course of the year!

Quantitative Finance
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People and Awards
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Quantitative Finance

Audio and Slides from The Fields Institute Thematic Program on Quantitative Finance
Documentary - Quants, the Alchemists of Wall Street...

Peter Carr - IAFE-SunGard 2010 Financial Engineer of the Year

May 7, 2011 Comments (0)

Peter Carr, managing director and global head of market modeling for Morgan Stanley, was named the 2010 IAFE/SunGard Financial Engineer of the Year (FEOY). The award was presented to Dr. Carr on February 10, 2011, at the New York Stock Exchange in New York City, during the IAFE/SunGard FEOY Award Gala Dinner. Commenting on his 2010 FEOY award, Dr. Carr said, "As the world economy regenerates, it becomes increasingly important for financial engineers to connect with each other, as well as to...

The Future of Finance: The LSE Report

May 4, 2011 Comments (0)

What is the financial system for? What is the future of finance? The LSE Report is published
This book presents a novel approach to the reform of the world’s financial system, starting with the basic question, what is a financial system for? It shows that the existing system has become far more complicated than it needs to be to discharge its functions – and dangerously unstable into the bargain. It proposes some drastic remedies. The Future of Finance: The LSE Report is...