Financial Mathematics in the Press
21 September 1998
Programs in Financial Mathematics
The site includes a great description of the field of mathematical finance (and the profession of "financial engineer"), as well as a good description of the master's program at U of T.
Getting a Job
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Other links we thought were cool:
RiskLabs are academic institutions specialized in the modeling of risk, a technique used most frequently in the financial services sector, where an accurate quantification of risk can mean big bucks. Five RiskLabs exist--the others (in the U.S., U.K., and Germany) can be found through this site by clicking on the "links" button on this home page.
If you've got a mathematical problem, chances are they've got a software application that deals with it.
Course outlines, talk abstracts, and more. Unfortunately a lot of it is in German.
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