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The Impact of Data-Based Models on Financial Markets

Ed Blount, Executive Director, Center for the Study of Financial Market Evolution, discusses how data-based models can be used to change the negative views of financial markets that are held by some bank customers and regulators, especially in the wake of the pandemic.


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