Jan 18, 2008

Quantitative Finance Workshop

“Those who have knowledge don’t predict and those who predict don’t have knowledge”


A group of Professors from Lally Business School, New York was in the campus for ‘Quantitative Finance Workshop’ and for students it was an experience of its own kind. Prof. John Teall from New York University, Prof. Iftekhar Hasan form LBS, Prof Gupta were the distinguished speakers in the workshop. The Interaction was highly informative and as expected ‘Sub-Prime’ was the hot issue of the program. Prof. John, being a former member of American Stock Exchange guided all budging investors and discussed the pertinent issues of the world economy.


During the course of the interaction, interest was shown by both the institutes for students exchange program in the near future and a draft was prepared to make it feasible in the short term. It will certainly help in enhancing the exposure of both the countries. ‘Finance’ being a buzz word in these days, the program was a big success especially in this era where the debate between ‘Globalization’ and ‘De-Coupling’ is in full swing.


More programs of such kind should be conducted in the near future so that the interaction between all the major Business school get stronger with the each passing day.

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