The Boy's Guide to Pricing & Hedging

Emanuel Derman

Columbia University

December 19, 2002

There is often an unfortunate strain of pedantry running through the teaching of quantitative finance, one involving an excess of abstraction, formality, rigor and axiomatization that makes the subject unnecessarily daunting and difficult. This article contains a short guide to quantitative finance with a human face.

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Keywords: quantitative finance, options, pricing, hedging, education

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Date posted: January 17, 2003  

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Derman, Emanuel, The Boy's Guide to Pricing & Hedging (December 19, 2002). Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=364760 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.364760

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