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The big quant boom began in the mid-?80s, when investment firms started attracting venerable names like Emanuel Derman, a South African-born physicist described by Patterson…

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Short Bio

Emanuel Derman is a professor at Columbia University and director of their program in financial engineering. His book, My Life as A Quant: Reflections on Physics…

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Wilmott 2006 Award

Along with Fischer Black, Emanuel Derman is one of the people responsible for molding Goldman Sachs? reputation of the late eighties and early nineties. Derman…

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