Satyajit Das

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Satyajit Das works in the area of financial derivatives and risk management. He is the author of a number of key reference works on derivatives and risk management including Swaps/Financial Derivatives Library – Third Edition (a 4 volume 4,200 page reference work for practitioners on derivatives) and Credit Derivatives, CDOs and Structured Credit Products –Third Edition. He is also the author of Traders, Guns & Money: Knowns and Unknowns in the Dazzling World of Derivatives (2006, FT- Prentice Hall), an insider’s account of derivatives trading and the financial products business filled with black humour and satire. The book has been described by the Financial Times, London as “fascinating reading … explaining not only the high-minded theory behind the business and its various products but the sometimes sordid reality of the industry”.