Joseph H. Davis, Ph.D.
Global Chief Economist and Global Head, Investment Strategy Group
Mr. Davis is Vanguard's global chief economist and the global head of Vanguard Investment Strategy Group, whose research and client-facing team develops asset allocation strategies and conducts research on the capital markets, the global economy, and asset-allocation strategies. Mr. Davis also chairs the firm's Strategic Asset Allocation Committee for multi-asset-class investment solutions. As Vanguard's global chief economist, Mr. Davis is a member of the senior portfolio management team for Vanguard Fixed Income Group. Mr. Davis is a frequent keynote speaker, helped develop Vanguard Capital Markets Model and the firm's annual economic and capital markets outlook, has published white papers in leading academic and practitioner journals, and currently serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Portfolio Management. Mr. Davis earned his B.A. summa cum laude from Saint Joseph's University, his M.A. and Ph.D. in economics at Duke University, and is a graduate of the Advanced Management Program at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.