The Tree of Financial Economics
13 Pages Posted: 21 Apr 2008
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
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