Bachelier: Not the forgotten forerunner he has been depicted as. An analysis of the dissemination of Louis Bachelier's work in economics

@article{Jovanovic2012BachelierNT,
  title={Bachelier: Not the forgotten forerunner he has been depicted as. An analysis of the dissemination of Louis Bachelier's work in economics},
  author={Franck Jovanovic},
  journal={The European Journal of the History of Economic Thought},
  year={2012},
  volume={19},
  pages={431 - 451}
}
  • Franck Jovanovic
  • Published 1 June 2012
  • Economics
  • The European Journal of the History of Economic Thought
Abstract This article presents the results of new research on the history of financial economics by analysing the dissemination of Louis Bachelier's work. Louis Bachelier is doubtless the best known French mathematician in the history of modern finance theory. While recent studies have given us a fairly complete picture of the man himself, his work and the results he arrived at, knowledge of his contribution to the development of ideas remains imprecise. Although the direct influence of his… 
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