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Wesley Gray

author Image Wesley R. Gray, Ph.D., is the founder and executive managing member of Alpha Architect. He is also an assistant professor of finance at Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business.


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Company: Alpha Architect

Area of Expertise: Alternative investments, behavioral finance, empirical asset pricing, value investing

Web Site: AlphaArchitect.com

Twitter Feed: @alphaarchitect

Books: "Embedded: A Marine Corps Adviser in the Iraqi Army," "Quantitative Value: A Practitioner’s Guide to Automating Intelligent Investment and Eliminating Behavioral Errors"

Topics Presented in Speeches: Behavioral finance, value investing, portfolio theory, asset allocation

Email: wes@empiritrage.com

Biography: Wesley R. Gray, Ph.D., is the founder and executive managing member of Alpha Architect. He is also an assistant professor of finance at Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business. Gray’s work has been highlighted on CNN, NPR, Motley Fool, WSJ Market Watch, CFA Institute, Institutional Investor and CBS News.

Gray earned an MBA and a Ph.D. in finance from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, graduated magna cum laude with a B.S. in economics from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and served as an active-duty U.S. Marine Corps ground intelligence officer (captain) in Iraq and in various posts in Asia.

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  1. Behavioral Finance »

    The Case for Systematic Decision-Making

    Though human expertise is needed to design models, models perform better than humans because they aren’t subject to behavioral biases.

    April 2014 | Journal