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New Meetup: Event tonight:: Financial Models and Their Discontents

From: saul d.
Sent on: Monday, April 13, 2009 11:40 AM
Announcing a new Meetup for Economist readers!

What: Event tonight:: Financial Models and Their Discontents

When: April 13,[masked]:00 PM

Price: $10.00 per person

Where: Click the link below to find out!

Meetup Description: Sorry for the late notice, I just got back into town. We can thank Beth for the information about this event (I am not the organizer). I may not be able to make it, but I hope some members find it interesting.

Financial Models and Their Discontents
Physicist Turned Quant Emanuel Derman
April 13, 6-7 p.m., as part of Columbia's Cafe Science. Where:
The Picnic Market Cafe 2665 Broadway (between 101st and 102nd
Street) $10.00 cover - includes a glass of decent wine.

Below is what they write about the event...

Theoretical finance resembles theoretical physics, but despite
the apparent mathematical similarity, there are significant and
troubling differences. Compare modeling in the two fields and
decide how we should use valuation models in financial markets.

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