Mathematics and Finance: An Ethical Malaise

Rogalski, Marc
June 2010
Mathematical Intelligencer;Jun2010, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p6
Academic Journal
The article offers information on the issue that finance mathematics contributes to a physical discomfort in ethics. It notes that French mathematicians are considered as the cause of malaise when they applied mathematics to finance. It mentions that mathematics may help by providing methods to decide the status of a given bet. Moreover, it states that an ethical dilemma if mathematics should stay on the owners' and stockholders' side in the class conflict has been arising.


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