Fields Financial economics
Name John Campbell
|Born May 17, 1958 (age 57) (1958-05-17) |
Education Corpus Christi College, Oxford, University of Oxford, Winchester College, Yale University
Books The econometrics of financi, Strategic Asset Allocation, The Squam Lake Report: Fi, In search of distress risk, Down Or Out: Assessin
Similar People Robert J Shiller, John H Cochrane, Andrew Lo, Eugene Fama, Laurent‑Emmanuel Calvet
Doctoral advisor Robert J. Shiller
Financial Decisions and Markets: A Course in Asset Pricing by John Y. Campbell
John Young Campbell (born May 17, 1958) is a British-American economist. He is the Morton L. and Carole S. Olshan Professor of Economics at the Department of Economics at Harvard University.
- Financial Decisions and Markets: A Course in Asset Pricing by John Y. Campbell
- Early years
- Academic career
Campbell was born on May 17, 1958. He attended the Dragon School, Oxford, and was a scholar at Winchester College. He graduated with a B.A. (First Class) from Corpus Christi College, Oxford in 1979. He went on to complete his M.Phil and Ph.D. (1984) in economics from Yale University.
Campbell became an assistant professor at Princeton University in 1984. He remained on the faculty at Princeton until 1994, when he joined Harvard University, where he is currently the Morton L. and Carole S. Olshan Professor of Economics. In May 2006 he was appointed a Harvard College Professor, an honor recognizing particularly distinguished contributions to undergraduate teaching in all its forms.
Campbell has received various honors including:
His invited lectures include:
Campbell is known for his research in financial economics, macroeconomics, and econometrics. He concentrates on asset pricing, portfolio choice for long-term investors, and household finance. Books authored by Campbell include The Econometrics of Financial Markets (1997), Strategic Asset Allocation: Portfolio Choice for Long-Term Investors (2002), and The Squam Lake Report: Fixing the Financial System (2010).
He was Chair of the Harvard economics department from 2009 to 2012, he served on the Board of the Harvard Management Company from 2004 to 2011, and he is a partner at Arrowstreet Capital, LP, an asset management company that he helped to found in 1999.