Joe Davis

Joe Davis

Joe is Vanguard's global chief economist and head of Vanguard Investment Strategy Group. He's also a member of the senior portfolio management team in Vanguard Fixed Income Group. Joe's global research team is responsible for overseeing Vanguard's investment methodologies and asset allocation strategies for both institutional and individual investors. They also provide thought leadership on a broad range of investment topics, including the capital markets, the global economy, and portfolio construction. In 2004, Joe was selected as a faculty research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research for his contributions to the fields of economic history and U.S. business cycles. Before joining Vanguard, Joe spent time as an economist at Moody’s Analytics. Joe earned his M.A. and Ph.D. in economics at Duke University.

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