Campbell Harvey is a partner of and senior advisor to Research Affiliates, a global asset manager dedicated to profoundly impacting the investment community through its insights and products. The firm creates investment strategies and tools based upon award-winning research, and delivers these solutions in partnership with some of the world’s premier financial institutions. Cam focuses on strategic research and product development. Recently published research with Research Affiliates includes Three Blunders that Plague Factor Investing and a Back-testing Protocol in the Era of Machine Learning.
Cam is also a professor of finance at the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University and a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
In both 2015 and 2016, Cam received the Bernstein Fabozzi/Jacobs Levy Award for Best Article from the Journal of Portfolio Management for his research on distinguishing luck from skill. He has received eight Graham and Dodd Awards/Scrolls for excellence in research and financial writing, as well as the James R. Vertin Award from the CFA Institute Research Foundation. He has published over 125 scholarly articles on topics spanning investment finance, emerging markets, corporate finance, behavioral finance, financial econometrics, and computer science.
Cam received a BA in economics and political science from Trinity College at the University of Toronto, MBA from York University in Toronto, and PhD from the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago. His dissertation was the first to link yield curve inversions to recessions, an indicator that has been reliable in predicting the last seven recessions without a false signal to date.