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Buffeted "Quants" Are Still in Demand - Reuters 12/21/08
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Written by Petter Kolm   

How is the "quant" job market today? How are the mathematical finance and financial engineering programs fairing during the crisis? In this article by Phil Wahba (Reuters) market practitioners, professors and program directors (Gregg Berman, Rick Bryant, Emanuel Derman, Petter Kolm, Andrew Lo, Matt McCormick, Peter Morici, Nassem Taleb) respond.

http://www.reuters.com/article/fundsFundsNews/idUSN08509018I20081222?sp=true

 
Crazy Money - Science Magazine
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Written by Petter Kolm   

As I am sure you have noticed, we are currently undergoing a serious financial crisis. How did we end up here - and how could the financial experts be so wrong? This article from Science (December 2008, Vol. 322) featuring Andrew Lo, Jeffrey Wurgler, Bjorn Flesaker, Lee Maclin, and Petter Kolm addresses this and related questions.

http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/summary/322/5908/1624

 
NYAS eBriefing - Anatomy of a Bubble: Lessons from the Credit Crisis
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Written by Petter Kolm   

To access the eBriefing "Anatomy of a Bubble: Lessons from the Credit Crisis" held on 11/6/08 at the New York Academy of Sciences with Petter Kolm (Courant/NYU), Bjorn Flesaker (Bloomberg), and Stephen Figlewski (Stern/NYU) please click on the button below.

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The Credit Crisis: A Quantitative Finance View
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Written by Petter Kolm   
Credit Crisis: Actions Taken and Lessons Learned

Credit Crisis: Actions Taken and Lessons Learned
Nov 6, 2008 -- 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
The New York Academy of Sciences, 7 World Trade Center, 250 Greenwich St. at Barclay St., 40th fl.
www.nyas.org/creditcrisis 
This event is free to all NYAS members.
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