The Rise of the Quants: Marschak, Sharpe, Black, Scholes and Merton by C. ReadThe Rise of the Quants: Marschak, Sharpe, Black, Scholes and Merton by C. Read

The Rise of the Quants: Marschak, Sharpe, Black, Scholes and Merton

byC. Read

Hardcover | June 7, 2012

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The third book in the Great Minds in Finance series examines the pricing of securities and the risk/reward trade off through the legends, contribution, and legacies of Jacob Marschak, William Sharpe, Fischer Black and Myron Scholes, and Robert Merton, influencing both theory and practice, answering the question 'how do we measure risk?'
COLIN READ is a professor of Economics and Finance, former dean of the School of Business and Economics at SUNY College at Plattsburgh, USA, and a columnist for thePlattsburgh New York Press Republicannewspaper. He has a PhD in Economics, JD in Law, MBA, Masters of Taxation, and has taught Environmental and Energy Economics and Finance...
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Title:The Rise of the Quants: Marschak, Sharpe, Black, Scholes and MertonFormat:HardcoverDimensions:195 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.73 inPublished:June 7, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:023027417X

ISBN - 13:9780230274174

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Table of Contents

Preface to the Series Introduction A Roadmap to Resolve the Big Questions PART I:JACOB MARSCHAK The Early Years The Times The Theory Applications Life and Legacy PART II: WILLIAM FORSYTH SHARPE, JOHN LINTNER, JAN MOSSIN, AND JACK TREYNOR The Early Years The Times The Theory Applications The Nobel Prize, Life, and Legacy PART III:FISCHER BLACK AND MYRON SCHOLES The Early Years The Times The Theory Applications The Nobel Prize, Life, and Legacy PART IV: ROBERT MERTON The Early Years The Times The Theory Applications The Nobel Prize, Life, and Legacy PART V: WHAT WE HAVE LEARNED Combined Contributions Conclusions Glossary Index Endnotes