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Benoit Mandelbrot (1924 - 2011 ) : A Greek among Romans

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  • Estrada, Fernando

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Posthumous tributes to Benoit Mandelbrot (1924-2010) have highlighted his remarkable influence on the natural sciences, from geometry to meteorology, to theories with non-Euclidean spaces and geospatial models approach. Mandelbrot culminates a series of major thinkers going back to classical Greece: a Greek among Romans

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  • Estrada, Fernando, 2011. "Benoit Mandelbrot (1924 - 2011 ) : A Greek among Romans," MPRA Paper 30563, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:30563
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    1. Estrada, Fernando, 2010. "Theory of argumentation in financial markets," MPRA Paper 23932, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    2. Fernando Estrada, 2010. "Theory of Argumentation in Financial Markets," Journal of Advanced Studies in Finance, ASERS Publishing, vol. 0(1), pages 18-22, June.
    3. Benoit B. Mandelbrot, 2005. "Parallel cartoons of fractal models of finance," Annals of Finance, Springer, vol. 1(2), pages 179-192, October.
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    Keywords

    Mandelbrot; Fractals; Finance; Financial Markets; Epistemology; Thomas Kuhn;

    JEL classification:

    • G14 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - Information and Market Efficiency; Event Studies; Insider Trading
    • B10 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - History of Economic Thought through 1925 - - - General
    • C5 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric Modeling
    • B1 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - History of Economic Thought through 1925
    • B4 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - Economic Methodology
    • C70 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory - - - General
    • G00 - Financial Economics - - General - - - General
    • G01 - Financial Economics - - General - - - Financial Crises
    • D7 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making
    • B23 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - History of Economic Thought since 1925 - - - Econometrics; Quantitative and Mathematical Studies
    • B41 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - Economic Methodology - - - Economic Methodology

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