The role of professional economists in the financial markets
AbstractEconomists have always been interested in the workings of the financial markets, but most of them neither seek nor get the opportunity to work in a financial institution as a professional economist. Here we detail how (a minority of) economists became involved in the financial markets, and what that professional involvement has entailed, in order to come up with implications for economists who are considering working in the financial markets as well as for the universities that provide training for future economists.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 106.
Date of creation: May 2006
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Economists; financial markets; education;
Find related papers by JEL classification:
- A11 - General Economics and Teaching - - General Economics - - - Role of Economics; Role of Economists
- D53 - Microeconomics - - General Equilibrium and Disequilibrium - - - Financial Markets
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- NEP-FMK-2006-10-14 (Financial Markets)
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