Monday, July 09, 2007

More Jobs For Physicists In The Financial Sector?

Are banks and brokerage houses looking for more mathematics and physics graduates? You be the judge for yourself from this article.

As markets get more sophisticated through such products as derivatives, executives are seeking people with math and physics degrees more than business administration graduates, Dence said. India, China, Russia and France have the highest average physics scores, pointing to where the search for talent may lead firms in the future, according to the study.

What if you have a physics degree, and then you get an MBA? That is almost as desirable as, let's see, a physics degree and a law degree!


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