#5 Prof Campbell Harvey - Think Big and Pursue Big Ideas


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Jun 03 2020 75 mins   2
Professor Campbell Harvey is a Professor of Finance at Duke University. He has 70 thousand citations and is one of the most recognised researchers in finance. Professor Harvey spent over 33 years in academia, published over 125 papers and advised some of the largest and most influential financial institutions. In our latest episode, he shares stories and lessons he learned while studying under several Nobel laureates. He also explains why he claims that over 50% of claimed research findings in financial economics are likely false and what drives him as a scholar. Furthermore, he expands on the differences in incentives between the industry and academia and what is the likely path to recovery from the COVID-19 crisis. For links, resources and book recommendations by Prof Harvey, see our episode show notes on our website. We value your feedback and we would appreciate any suggestions for improvement. Please take our survey.