About Cam

Campbell R. Harvey is the J. Paul Sticht Professor of International Business at the Fuqua School of Business, Duke University and a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He is also Editor of The Journal of Finance.

Professor Harvey obtained his doctorate at the University of Chicago in business finance. He has served on the faculties of the Stockholm School of Economics, the Helsinki School of Economics, and the Graduate School of Business at the University of Chicago. He has also been a visiting scholar at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. He was awarded an honorary doctorate from Svenska Handelshögskolan in Helsinki.

Harvey received the 2007 Graham and Dodd Award for the best paper published in the Financial Analysts Journal. He has also received five Graham and Dodd Scrolls for excellence in financial writing from the CFA Institute and three Roger F. Murray Prizes from the Institute for Research in Quantitative Finance (Q-Group). He has published over 100 scholarly articles on the implications of changing risk and the dynamics of risk premiums for tactical asset allocation in international settings.

Harvey is an internationally recognized expert in portfolio management, asset allocation, the cost of capital, and global risk management. He has served or still serves as a consultant or principal to some of the world’s leading asset management and consulting firms.

Harvey is the Editor of The Journal of Finance – the leading scientific journal in his field and one of the premier journals in the economic profession through 2012. He is the past-President of the Western Finance Association and serves on both the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee of the American Finance Association.

Harvey is a content pioneer on the Internet. In 2001, he successfully conducted the first live Webcast of his Global Asset Allocation and Stock Selection course. His website was recently named one of the “Best of The Web” in Forbes Magazine. His hypertextual financial glossary is used by The New York Times, Forbes, Bloomberg, The Washington Post, CNNMoney and Yahoo to name a few of the sites. The glossary, which is the most comprehensive in the world, contains over 8,000 terms and over 18,000 internal links. The book version of the glossary, The New York Times Dictionary of Money and Investing (coauthored with Pulitzer Prize winner, Gretchen Morgenson) was published in 2002.

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