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A Practical Guide to Risk Management

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Managing risk is at the core of managing any financial organization. Risk measurement and quantitative tools are critical aids for supporting risk management, but quantitative tools alone are no substitute for judgment, wisdom, and knowledge. Managers within a financial organization must be, before anything else, risk managers in the true sense of managing the risks that the firm faces.

About the Author(s)

Thomas S. Coleman

Thomas S. Coleman is a senior lecturer and executive director of the Center for Economic Policy at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy.