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Great Minds in Finance

The Portfolio Theorists

von Neumann, Savage, Arrow and Markowitz

Authors: Read, C.

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Read examines probability, risk, and uncertainty through the contributions of John von Neumann, Leonard Jimmie Savage, Kenneth Arrow and Harry Markowitz. These Portfolio Theorists provided us with a dramatic leap forward in our understanding of and insights into financial rewards under risk and uncertainty.

About the authors

COLIN READis Professor of Economics and Finance at SUNY College at Plattsburgh, USA, and a columnist for the Plattsburgh New York Press Republican newspaper. He has a PhD in Economics, an MBA, a Master's of Taxation degree, is a JD in Law, and has taught environmental and energy economics and finance for 25 years. His recent books include BP and the
Macondo Spill: The Complete Story, The Fear Factor, Global Financial
Meltdown: How We Can Avoid the Next Economic Crisis, The Rise and Fall of
an Economic Empire: With Lessons for Aspiring Nations
, and a book on international taxation. He has written dozens of papers on market failure, volatility, and housing markets, writes a weekly newspaper column, and appears monthly on a local PBS television show to discuss the regional and national economy.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Portfolio Theorists
Book Subtitle
von Neumann, Savage, Arrow and Markowitz
Authors
Series Title
Great Minds in Finance
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-36230-7
DOI
10.1057/9780230362307
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-27414-3
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-32431-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 228
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