Help on an Academic Research Project…again…

Help on an Academic Research Project…again…

March 20, 2015 Uncategorized
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(Last Updated On: January 18, 2017)

Readers, I need more of your input for a research project.

As many of you are aware, my primary passion is serving as the team leader for Alpha Architect. That said, I still conduct “serious” academic research with various colleagues in my “free time.”

The study is being conducted in conjunction with academic researchers from the University of Houston, Utah State University, and Creighton University.

I only need 5 minutes of your time!

The study consists of a brief 5 minute online survey.  Your responses will be strictly confidential and they will only be viewed by the research team.  As a participant in the study, you will also have access to our aggregated results and findings when the study is completed.

To participate in the study, please click on the following link or copy and paste it into your web browser:

If you know of other buy-side professionals who might be interested in participating in this study, please feel free to invite them to participate by forwarding this message to them.

I personally thank you for participating in this study.  Your responses will help to greatly improve our understanding of emerging technologies in the buy-side industry.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact me.

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About the Author

Wesley R. Gray, Ph.D.

After serving as a Captain in the United States Marine Corps, Dr. Gray earned a PhD, and worked as a finance professor at Drexel University. Dr. Gray’s interest in bridging the research gap between academia and industry led him to found Alpha Architect, an asset management that delivers affordable active exposures for tax-sensitive investors. Dr. Gray has published four books and a number of academic articles. Wes is a regular contributor to multiple industry outlets, to include the following: Wall Street Journal, Forbes,, and the CFA Institute. Dr. Gray earned an MBA and a PhD in finance from the University of Chicago and graduated magna cum laude with a BS from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.