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From the reviews
"Mandelbrot writes with economy and felicity, and he interperses the more mathematical sections with frank historical anecdotes ... All in all, this is a strange but wonderful book." (PHYSICS TODAY)
Statistical Papers, 2000: "... this is a most useful collection of Mandelbrot's work economics, it provides an excellent starting point for anybody interested in the origin of many current topics in empirical finance or the distribution of income."
Failed to mention old musty smell of book. Wouldn't have purchased this copy, especially for price paid. Would expect seller to be more forthcoming.Published on June 1, 2013 by JP
This was an interesting perspective from Mandelbrot about the inept models already used in the financial industry. Read morePublished on April 26, 2013 by Holden McGroin