Dagfinn Rime Dagfinn Rime
Professor of Finance 

This page contains some suggestions I have for students. It started of intended for fresh PhD-students, but I believe it may be useful also for MSc-students.

Useful software

EPS2PDF: Convert EPS-graphs to PDF
(requires GhostScript)

LaTeXDraw: A drawing editor for LaTeX

TpX: Another drawing editor for LaTeX

ReadCube: Organizes your PDFs

Gretl: Free econometrics software



E-book of Strunk and White

Economical writing

Guide for the young economist

LATEX: a Document Preparation System, by Leslie Lamport

Against the Gods, by Peter L. Bernstein

Liar's Poker, by Michael Lewis

Men of Mathematics, by E.T. Bell

The Foundations of Analysis: A Straightforward Introduction: Book 1 Logic, Sets and Numbers, by Ken Binmore

Freakonomics, by Steven Levitt and Dubner

Manias, Panics and Crashes, by Charles P. Kindleberger and Robert Z. Aliber

Fermat's Last Theorem, by Simon Singh

The Foundations of Topological Analysis: A Straightforward Introduction: Book 2 Topological Ideas, by Ken Binmore

Mathematical Analysis: A Straightforward Approach, by Ken Binmore