From nerd wallet:
Critics often blame defective financial models for the financial crisis that started in 2008. As a result, the public has vilified the models’ creators. In The Physics of Wall Street: A Brief History of Predicting the Unpredictable, University of California, Irvine Professor James Owen Weatherall explores how physicists have forever changed finance. NerdWallet spoke with Weatherall about The Physics of Wall Street, his thoughts on policy-making and the future of financial modeling.

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