The Tree of Financial Economics

13 Pages Posted: 21 Apr 2008

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Luca Barone

Goldman Sachs International, London

Abstract

The aim of this note is to outline the historical evolution of the theoretical tools invented by financial economists and to highlight the academic contribution to financial practice. The framework is as follows: Section 2 reviews some of the findings reported by Mark Rubinstein (University of California at Berkeley) in his book on the history of financial economics; Section 3 studies the historical paths of financial theory and practice; Section 4 concludes.

JEL Classification: G0

Suggested Citation

Barone, Luca, The Tree of Financial Economics. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1123484 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1123484

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