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The Web Site of Victor Niederhoffer & Laurel Kenner

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Ross Miller

Read Ross's novel, Rigged, on line at www.millerrisk.com


02/18/05: Another Reason to Distrust Finance Academia
02/07/05: More on Michael Porter
02/06/05: Gladwell Article on Vic/NNT
01/07/05: Adventures In Retailing, Part 3
12/07/04:  Adventures In Retailing, Part 2
11/15/04: Adventures In Retailing, Part 1
07/19/04: Some Six Sigma Business
07/14/04: A Professor in Spite of Himself
05/25/04: Eyewitness Account: Dr. Miller Goes to Wal-Mart
04/12/04: The Bull That Will Not Die
June 2003: Caddieconomics: Golf Careers for PhDs



Ross Miller is president of Miller Risk Advisors, a credit and portfolio risk management consultancy.

Previously, he was Senior Vice President and Director of Research at NatWest Markets, where he managed the development of new quantitative investment products. He founded General Electric's quantitative finance research group and led the quantitative risk management task force at GE Capital.

He taught finance and economics at the University of Houston, the California Institute of Technology, and Boston University where he performed seminal research in the application of experimental economics to financial markets and in the development of the theoretical foundations of intelligent market systems ("smart markets").

He has written three books, Paving Wall Street, What Went Wrong at Enron (with Peter C. Fusaro), and Computer-Aided Financial Analysis, and over twenty articles. He received a B.S. in mathematics from the California Institute of Technology and an A.M. and a Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University.