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The Quantitative Finance Seminar has been a centerpiece of the Commercial/Industrial program at the Fields Institute since 1995. Its mandate is to arrange talks on current research in quantitative finance that will be of interest to those who work on the border of industry and academia. Wide participation has been the norm with representation from mathematics, statistics, computer science, economics, econometrics, finance and operations research. Topics have included derivatives valuation, credit risk, insurance and portfolio ...
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The Delhi School of Economics began in 1949 when a group of visionaries led by Professor V.K.R.V. Rao and supported by India’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, launched a project to create a centre for advanced studies in the social sciences. The School comprises the departments of economics, geography and sociology. The Department of Economics, recognized as a Centre for Advanced Study by the University Grants Commission, counts numerous outstanding individuals in its list of former faculty. They include Pranab Bardhan, Kaushik Basu, Jagdish Bhagwati, Sukhamoy Chakravarty, Bhaskar Dutta, Raj Krishna, A.L. Nagar, ... market research, surveys and trends


Nassim Taleb: clown of quantitative finance « Locklin on science
One of my fundamental realizations in life is that popular media in the 20th and 21st century is no better at conveying information than the “yellow journalism” of the Robber Baron era. A corollary to this is that most popular science “experts” are clowns. I realized this almost immediately in physics, as I had the good fortune to meet a couple of the charlatans I admired as a youth. It would be incredibly solipsistic of me to assume that this was only true in physics, but that is in fact what I assumed. Until I gained enough expertise in other fields to see through the impostures. The most popular ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Carnegie Mellon News 8 1/2 x 11 News: August 23, 2001
The "8 1/2 x 11 News" is published each week by the Department of Public Relations. News of campus interest should be sent to Ed Delaney, 412-268-1609 ( ) or Bruce Gerson, 412-268-1613 ( ). The newsletter is available on the official.cmu-news and bulletin boards. Previous editions are available online. NUMBER OF FRESHMAN WOMEN AND MINORITY STUDENTS INCREASES The percentage of women in Carnegie Mellon's freshman class has been increasing over the past five years and this year it is the highest in recent history as women represent 41 percent ... industry trends, business articles and survey research


Curriculum vitæ Jean-Pierre FOUQUE Department of Statistics ...
Invited speaker in the Seminar Series on Quantitative Finance, The. Fields Institute, Toronto, Canada. April 26, 2006. • Invited plenary talk in the SIAM ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
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A Framework for Decomposing Shocks and Measuring Volatilities Derived from Multi-Dimensional Panel Data of Survey Forecasts Antony Davies Tuesday April 17, 2007 A Survey of Results from Sports Forecasts by Herman Stekler (joint with the GWU Microeconomics Seminar) Tuesday March 20, 2007 Forecasting Interments and Gravesites in National Cemeteries, the New Model by Kathleen Sorensen of the Veterans Administration Tuesday February 20, 2007 Evaluating BLS Labor Force, Employment,  and Occupation Projections for 2000 H.O. Stekler and Rupin Thomas Tuesday January 9, 2007 Directional Forecasts of GDP and Inflation: A Joint Evaluation ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
UIC College of Business Administration
The International Center for Futures and Derivatives and the University of Chicago are sponsoring a seminar series bridging the academic and professional finance communities. The series will offer discussions of important topics concerning "where theory meets practice." Each seminar will take place in the Executive Conference Center (ECC) of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, which is located at 20 South Wacker Drive. The seminars will begin at 4 p.m. with check-in at 3:30 p.m. The spring line up includes: February 19, 2010 - Ravi Jagannathan, Chicago Mercantile Exchange/John F. Sandner Distinguished Professor of ...
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