Shane Shepherd,

Ph.D.

Research Affiliates

Shane Shepherd, director, Research Affiliates, leads the research team and its investigations into bonds, commodities, currencies, equities, and asset allocation. In addition, Mr. Shepherd applies quantitative research to inflation, economic growth, volatility, and other macroeconomic topics. His work strengthens and expands the RAFI™ Fundamental Index™ concept and supports the global tactical asset allocation model. Previously, Mr. Shepherd served as a research assistant at the UC Davis Graduate School of Management, where he investigated issues in behavioral finance and taught at the Anderson School of Management, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He earned a B.A. in political science and philosophy, Duke University, and a Ph.D. in finance, UCLA.