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Models behaving badly

Emanuel Derman

Models behaving badly

why confusing illusion with reality can lead to disasters, on Wall Street and in life

by Emanuel Derman

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Published by Free Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social aspects,
  • Mathematical models,
  • Metaphor,
  • Theory (Philosophy)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementEmanuel Derman
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA401 .D37 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24839832M
    ISBN 101439164983
    ISBN 109781439164983
    LC Control Number2011015006

    Models Behaving Badly by Emanuel Derman PUBLISHER: Free Press ISBN: RRP: £ Emanuel Derman's book presents an extremely varied, thought-provoking walk through the field of modelling. The subtitle - 'Why confusing illusion with reality can lead to disaster on Wall Street and in Life' - summarises exactly what the author seeks. includes a personal account of Derman's childhood encounters with failed models--the oppressions of apartheid and the utopia of the kibbutz. He describes his experience as a physicist on Wall Street, the models quants generated, the benefits they brought and the problems, practical and ethical, they caused/5(43).

    A fascinating cross-disciplinary exploration of how and why financial and scientific models fail. Derman (Financial Engineering/Columbia Univ.; My Life as a Quant, ) is a former theoretical physicist turned Wall Street financial engineer, or quantitative analyst (“quant”).Having previously written about the world of quantitative finance, he now sets out to discover why existing Author: Emanuel Derman. Models Behaving Badly is a combination of personal philosophy, practical reality and ethical retrospective. Each focus is readable and there is much personal experience shared which makes the book very personal, but the contents never really come together particularly well.3/5(52).

    includes a personal account of Derman's childhood encounters with failed models--the oppressions of apartheid and the utopia of the kibbutz. He describes his experience as a physicist on Wall Street, the models quants generated, the benefits they brought and the problems, practical and ethical, they caused. The book has been criticized because of expectations that would clarify some insight on financial models and to tell readers how to when models are behaving "badly", how they were used for trading purposes inside the large banks. I actually think that the book is very clear about that/5.


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He is not interested in blame or politics, but in the deeper lessons to be drawn from the financial crisis/5(65). includes a personal account of Derman's childhood encounters with failed models--the oppressions of apartheid and the utopia of the kibbutz.

He describes his experience as a physicist on Wall Street, the models quants generated, the benefits they brought and Models behaving badly book problems, practical and ethical, they caused.3/5(52). - How Confusing Illusion with Reality Can Lead to Disasters, on Wall Street and in Life Hardcover – October 1, /5(65).

Models Behaving Badly is part memoir, part history, and part science -- Emanuel Derman does a nice job of explaining the difference between a model and a theory, and overall it's great book that I highly recommend reading/5.

This book explains why some theories behave astonishingly well, while some models behave very badly, and it suggests methods for coping with this bad behavior. In “Ducks’ Ditty,” the little song composed by Rat in Kenneth Grahame’s The Wind in the Willows, Rat sings of the ducks’ carefree pond life: Everyone for what he likes!Brand: Free Press.

Only a couple of models are mentioned, and there's virtually no discussion of the pros and cons of those. In short, the book is not about "models behaving badly.".

It's mostly philosophical BS. Save your money. The book is a relatively easy read, though not a great one/5(65). With "Models Behaving Badly" he offers a readable, even eloquent combination of personal history, philosophical musing and honest confession concerning the dangers of relying on numerical models.

Models Behaving Badly by Emanuel Derman PUBLISHER: Free Press ISBN: RRP: £ Emanuel Derman’s book presents an extremely. News, articles, and posts about Models. Behaving. Badly. Physics Envy: Burton Malkiel’s review of Models.

Behaving. Badly; Peter Woit Reviews Models. Posted on Novem by woit Emanuel Derman has a fascinating new book out,which I’ve. This book explains why some theories behave astonishingly well, while some models behave very badly, and it suggests methods for coping with this bad behavior.

OF TIME AND DESIRE In “Ducks’ Ditty,” the little song composed by Rat in Kenneth Grahame’s The Wind in the Willows, Rat sings of the ducks’ carefree pond life:Released on: J   Models Behaving Badly: The Case of the Million Dollar Amazon Book Between the summer of and the summer of there was a 15, percent increase in analytic scientist job postings.

Today, the median salary for an analytic scientist i. exposes Wall Street’s love affair with models, and shows us why nobody will ever be able to write a model that can encapsulate human behavior.3/5(4).

Emanuel Derman’sreads like an assemblage of storytellling, memoir, and mathematics meant to explain how, in his words, the financial crisis was a failure of both Author: Francine Mckenna.

includes a personal account of Derman's childhood encounters with failed models--the oppressions of apartheid and the utopia of the kibbutz. He describes his experience as a physicist on Wall Street, the models quants generated, the benefits they brought and the problems, practical and ethical, they caused/5(39).

""Models. Behaving. Badly." is an engaging and personal meditation on the limitations of our ability to predict the future, especially--but not only--in the context of financial markets. He is not interested in blame or politics, but in the deeper lessons to be drawn from the financial crisis/5(40).

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this book addresses the elements missed by this literature--the risks of the models themselves. This book starts from regulatory issues, but translates them. Book Review: Models.

Behaving. Badly. Ma by Ron Baker 1 Comment. Emanuel Derman has written a terrific book for explaining the difference between models, The author’s major purpose in the book is to explain the three ways of understanding the world: theories, models, and intuition.

The Best Book Of Girls Behaving Badly Ever. book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.5/5. exposes Wall Street’s love affair with models, and shows us why nobody will ever be able to write a model that can encapsulate human behavior. Models. Behaving. Badly. Warum die Verwechslung von Theorie und Wirklichkeit zum Desaster führt - im Leben und am Finanzmarkt.

Models Behaving Badly is part memoir, part history, and part science -- Emanuel Derman does a nice job of explaining the difference between a model and a theory, and overall it's great book that I highly recommend reading/5(42). Although ranges more widely than the typical book reviewed here, Derman provides many genuinely useful insights for practitioners.

For example, he notes that the initial response to the U.S. financial crisis of – was incorrect in pinning blame on complex mortgage securities. The book has been criticized because of expectations that would clarify some insight on financial models and to tell readers how to when models are behaving "badly", how they were used for trading purposes inside the large banks.

I actually think that the book is very clear about that/5(43).