Praise for Lecturing Birds On Flying “Finally, a book taking a critical look at Pablo Triana knows both thefinancial industry and the academic. Lecturing Birds on Flying has 68 ratings and 10 reviews. Pablo Triana knows both the financial industry and the academic community from the inside. Lecturing Birds on Flying: Can Mathematical Theories Destroy the Financial Markets? Pablo Triana. John Wiley & Sons, , ISBN.
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Lecturing Birds on Flying: How Financial Practice Differs from Theory by Pablo Triana
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Lecturing Birds on Flying : Can Mathematical Theories Destroy the Financial Markets?
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If only the bankers had heeded this message a few years before, we might not be in such a big mess today. Learn more about Amazon Prime. The unseemly lectuirng of academic dogma.
Triana first analyzes the fundamental question of whether financial markets can in principle really be solved mathematically. July 7, Imprint: Add it now to start borrowing from the collection. Anyone who’s read Taleb will make note of this early on and it doesn’t get better.
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Start reading Lecturing Birds on Flying on your Kindle in under a minute. Not only is he repeating lines from other chapters, no As for what Triana has to offer beyond this, it turns out to be worse than useless. Indoctrinating clients and investors. He is a frequent contributor to business publications, including the Financial TimesForbes.
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A high degree of mental discipline is required, along with large blocks of time. Stubbornly holding the theoretical fort. Would you like us to take another look at this review? Espen Gaarder Haug, trader, thinker, and author of “Derivatives Models on Models” “A thoroughly readable explanation of the problems that have beset the models and quantitative techniques that have underpinned so much of finance in recent years.
There are several systems of interest, such as data networks and the human neural system, which depend on chaotic dynamics for their proper functioning. Table of contents Reviews Foreword.
Sure, many of us feel that we have heard enough on this topic-do we really need another book about the financial mess and how it all began? Praise for Lecturing Birds On Flying “Finally, a book taking a critical look at quantitative financemodels, illuminating both their flawed fantasy assumptions as wellas the uncritical use of such models on Wall Street, in many cases,leading to billion dollar losses.
Lecturing Birds on Flying: How Financial Practice Differs from Theory
Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. And along these same lines the author refers to this as a “cataclysm”, as do a few others in the financial press.
Maybe Triana, in trying to imitate his master, did the same; I don’t know. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The author mixes tenses, makes up words like “panickly” and “noncowardly”and rambles on and on and on with very little coherence or logic. With deep insight, Triana deconstructsthe “pillars” of mathematical finance. Over the years we have come to believe mathematics is the only tool for conceptualization, or it’s the highest level of science.
But this reviewer looks forward to more mathematics in finance, not less, in the years ahead. Would you like to change to the site? Pablo has thoroughly explained why mathematics do not work in the world of finance. At times, the book is deliberately incendiary. Here’s an example of the writing taken from the preface, p.
How many commonsense “chums” were actively involved in the Crash, the Latin American banking crisis in the ‘s, Black Monday inthe bond market meltdown inpabloo Asian crisis, the Russian default, the NasDaq crisis, the Enron Bankruptcy, and the WorldCom bankruptcy? Explore the Home Gift Guide. I know that Taleb hates editors and shuns proofreaders.
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The Art and Science of Prediction. Try refreshing the page. Stany rated it it was ok Apr 04, Review “Points to the over-reliance on financial models and quantitativetechniques as what ultimately brought down the financial markets.