Heterodox Investment Theory Stochastic Predictability and Uncertainty

by Thomas Pistorius

Heterodox Investment Theory Stochastic Predictability and Uncertainty Synopsis

This book combines the study of rhetoric, history, philosophy, philosophy of statistics and the culture of investing to discuss the foundations of stochastical predictability in investment theory. Besides discussing the problem of stochastical prediction, the book also covers alternative investment theories. Ideas from uncertainty economics, expressed by the likes of Keynes, Knight, von Mises, Taleb and McCloskey are also discussed. This book will be of interest to researchers and academics in the field of investment theory, as well as investment practitioners.

Book Information

ISBN: 9783319550046
Publication date: 4th July 2017
Author: Thomas Pistorius
Publisher: Springer International Publishing AG
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 257 pages
Categories: Investment & securities, Economic theory & philosophy, Macroeconomics,

About Thomas Pistorius

Thomas Pistorius, PhD, holds a Masters degree in finance from Tilburg University and a Bachelor in philosophy from Utrecht University, Netherlands. He has spent his professional life working in investment management as an investment advisor, analyst, risk manager, and researcher. His research is driven by an interest in finance and the arts, encompassing the rhetoric, history, philosophy, and culture of investment theory to discuss stochastic predictability.

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