Vilken skuld har matematiker för finanskrisen?

I England diskuteras vilket ansvar finansmatematiker har för den pågående finanskrisen. I artikeln The maths of the credit crunch i BBC News kan mam bl a läsa:

Banks and hedge funds rely on highly-paid mathematicians and economists – "quants" – to evaluate risk ... So why did they not they see the credit crunch coming? ... some mathematicians have a tendency to get fixated on the numbers, failing to think about the big picture.

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