News from the world of maths: The Plus Podcast: Is maths to blame?

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Who is to blame for the credit crunch?

According to media reports there are two suspects in the dock: the rocket scientists' (a.k.a. the financial mathematicians) who provided the information behind the market's decisions, or the greedy bankers who only thought about quick profits and their end-of-year bonuses. In our latest podcast, we talk to David Hand, Chris Rogers and John Coates to find out who is guilty.

This podcast accompanies the article Is maths to blame?

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