-- Speaking of CFAs, the CFA Institute is asking "Does Quantitative Investing Have a Future?" The piece includes a link to an interesting abstract "The Quant Delusion: Financial Engineering in the Post-Lehman Dodd-Frank Landscape,"the article of which opens with:
"In 1993, the U.S. Congress cancelled the Superconducting Super Collider (SSC) Project."I wonder: is someone now working on a book that starts with the SSC cancellation and ends with the financial crisis? Or has it already been done?
-- Since a portion of the regular readership of this blog is known to be employed in the actuarial field, here's one more link, from the (crisis-plagued) month of Nov. 2008: "Actuaries Versus Quants."