October 6, 2016

The link to the video gallery of the Exponential Finance conference from Singularity University should be a must in the bookmarks of anybody who is interested in the impact of technological change on financial markets. 

If you need inspiration, look no further!

September 15, 2016

I was recently searching the internet for a nice quote to be added to my job market paper and once again I noticed how "confused" everybody is regarding quantitative trading.

What is a quant? A weird guy (it definitely cannot be a girl!) with glasses sitting in a corner...

August 1, 2016

Just as it happened after the industrial revolution, we are back at asking if machines are going to "steal our jobs".

This McKinsey article on the impact of technology on various industries, among which finance (link), might help shed some light on the topic. 

The take...

July 8, 2016

I recently came across a very interesting report from the World Economic Forum about the future of financial services. It provides a very insightful overview of how technological advancement might impact different aspects of the financial industry, from insurance, to p...

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