The Authors: Carl Chiarella, Professor of Finance, University of Technology, Sydney. Holds degrees in Applied Mathematics and Economics. Peter Flaschel, Professor of Economics, Bielefeld University. Holds degrees in Mathematics and Economics. Alexander Khomin holds Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics (Uni. of Kiew) and Master of Business (UTS). He is Senior Analyst / System Architect for Financial Market Solutions, IT & E Commerce Solutions Pty. Ltd. Peiyuan Zhu holds B. Sc., M. Sc. in Physics from Fudan University and Ph.D. Plasma Physics, ANU. He is currently research fellow in Finance and Economics at UTS.