Why Quants Fail In Finance
— February 5, 2018
By Vasant Dhar
For those aspiring to join a quantitative hedge fund, the same recommendations apply, but with an additional prerequisite: knowledge about financial markets. I’ve seen some very smart people flounder in finance because they don’t know markets and waste their time doing great science that is of limited value because they’re asking the wrong questions or making dubious assumptions about how their results will be implemented in practice.
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Vasant Dhar is a Professor of Information Systems.