Media Coverage Oct 2013
Physicists and the financial markets
Includes an interview with Professor Doyne Farmer, co-director of Complexity Economics at the Institute of New Economic Thinking at the Oxford Martin School.
Physicists have been lured into the financial market for decades, prized for their insights and data-crunching skills. But in a time of turbulence, flash crashes and high-frequency trading, can they really spot things that others miss?