Words From the Wise: An AQR Interview with Ed Thorp

January 10, 2018
  • Contributors:

    Aaron C. Brown, Antti Ilmanen, Rodney N. Sullivan, Ed Thorp
  • Topic:

    Portfolio Management, Alternative Investing, Arbitrage, Derivatives
We sat down with Ed Thorp, a pioneer in the mathematical analysis of casino games and investing, to get his insights on an array of topics from casino gambling to quantitative investing.


  • Interview conducted December 2, 2015. The views and opinions are that of the interviewee and are subject to change without notice. They are not necessarily the views of AQR Capital Management, LLC its affiliates, or its employees.

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