The increasing complexity of financial instruments has sent one software developer back to school.

Algorithmics Inc., which makes risk management computer programs used by banks and other financial institutions, has founded a research unit called RiskLab at the University of Toronto. Opened in May, the lab is designed to give academics the tools and resources to study risk management while letting Algorithmics pick researchers' brains.

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