Keynote Address

Saturday, September 14th, 3:15-4:15pm

[Pinnacle Ballroom]

Keynote speaker: Campbell R. Harvey

J. Paul Sticht Professor of International Business, Duke University

Keynote title: Tortured Data

Campbell R. Harvey photos

Campbell R. Harvey is Professor of Finance at the Fuqua School of Business, Duke University and a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He served as President of the American Finance Association in 2016.

Harvey received the 2016 and 2015 Best Paper Awards from The Journal of Portfolio Management for his research on distinguishing luck from skill. He has also received eight Graham and Dodd Awards/Scrolls for excellence in financial writing from the CFA Institute. He has published over 125 scholarly articles on topics spanning investment finance, emerging markets, corporate finance, behavioral finance, financial econometrics and computer science.

Harvey edited The Journal of Finance, the leading scientific journal in his field and one of the premier journals in the economic profession from 2006-2012.

Over the past five years, Professor Harvey has taught “Innovation and Cryptoventures” at Duke University. The course focuses on both the mechanics as well as practical applications of blockchain technology.