Professional Resources

Careers and Forums | Programs | Academic Societies & Undergrad Resources | Preprints | Journals
Organizations | Research Institutes | Links | Researchers

Careers and Forums

GARP - Global Association of Risk Professionals
International Association for Quantitative Finance Science, Math, and Engineering Career Resources
QuantFinance: A Community for Quantitative Finance Students - jobs for quantitative finance professionals
QuantMinds International
Quantster - Quantitative Finance Job Market Daily
Rutgers University Career Services Forums

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Listing of MS programs in Finance at US universities compiled by Don Chance (LSU Business School)
Listing of Quantitative Finance Masters programs maintained by IAQF

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Academic Societies and Undergraduate Resources

American Economic Society
American Mathematical Society
American Physical Society
American Society for Engineering Education
American Statistical Society

Association for Computing Machinery


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Preprints and Working Papers

arXiv: physics - condensed matter (search for math finance papers)
arXiv: mathematics
arXiv: mathematics - optimization and control
arXiv: mathematics - probability
arXiv: nonlinear sciences
EBSLG (European Business Schools working papers)
IDEAS - largest bibliographic database dedicated to Economics
NEP - New Economics Papers
RePEc (Reasearch Papers in Economics)
SSRN (Social Science Research Network)
S-WoPEc (Scandinanvian Working Papers in Economics)

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Economics Journal
Finance Journals via Purdue
Numa Directory of Derivative Journals
The Journal of Derivatives
Applied Mathematical Finance
Computational Economics
Energy Economics
International Journal of Energy Research
International Journal of Forecasting
International Journal of Intelligent Systems in Accounting, Finance and Management
Journal of Computational Intelligence in Finance
Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control
Journal of Evolutionary Economics
Journal of Finance
Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis
Journal of Future Markets
Journal of Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis
Mathematical Finance
Reviews of Financial Studies
Risk Publications
Strategic Management Journal
Studies in Nonlinear Dynamics and Econometrics

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GARP - Global Association of Risk Professionals - The leading professional association for risk managers, the Global Association of Risk Professional's mission is to advance the risk profession through education, training, and the promotion of best practices globally.

International Association for Quantitative Finance - The IAQF is a not-for-profit, professional society dedicated to fostering the profession of quantitative finance by providing platforms to discuss cutting-edge and pivotal issues in the field. Founded in 1992, the IAQF is composed of individual academics and practitioners from banks, broker dealers, hedge funds, pension funds, asset managers, technology firms, regulators, accounting, consulting and law firms, and universities across the globe. 

QuantMinds International - QuantMinds International is the new name for Global Derivatives Trading & Risk Management. Our new name is an acknowledgement of the growing breadth of quantitative topics and the broad range of industries in which quants now operate.

Bachelier Finance Society
Boston Security Analysts Society (BSAS)
Futures Industry Association
Professional Science Masters/Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
Quantitative Work Alliance for Applied Finance, Education & Wisdom (QWAFAFEW)
Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) - Activity group on financial mathematics and engineering

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Academic Research Institutes

American Institute of Mathematics
Clay Mathematics Institute (Millenium Prize Problems) EURANDOM
Fields Institute
Fields Institute's collection of links to Canadian mathematics research institutes
Fields Institute's collection of links to American and international mathematics research institutes
Institut des Hautes Etudes Scientifique
Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton - School of Mathematics
Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton - School of Mathematics
Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences
Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley
Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach
Max-Planck-Institut fur Mathematik, Bonn
Oxford Financial Research Centre
Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences
University of Minnesota - Institute for Mathematics and its Applications

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Approximity Risk Management
Brooklyn Polytechnic University's collection of financial engineering links
Center for Applied Probability at Columbia University
Cornell Center for Advanced Computing
Financial Engineering News
Frankfurt MathFinance Institute and Newsletter
Giuseppe Castellacci's collection of mathematical finance links
Journal of Finance's "Finance Site List"
Mark Broadie's collection of finance links
MIT Laboratory for Financial Engineering
RiskLab at ETHZ collection of mathematical finance links
RiskLabTM at U of Toronto
Ruth William's (UCSD) collection of links

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Alvaro Cartea
Andrey Itkin
Claudio Albanese
David Nualart
Dilip Madan
Mark Davis
Emanuel Derman
Ernst Eberlein
Hans Buehler
Jim Gatheral
Kay Giesecke
Mark Broadie
Nick Webber
Paul Glasserman
Peter Carr
Rama Cont
Rene Carmona
Robert Kohn
Roger Lee
Ronnie Sircar
Steven Kou
Vadim Linetsky
Wim Schoutens
Yacine Ait-Sahalia