Seth Pruitt is an Associate Professor in the Department of Finance at the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University and a consultant for AQR Capital Management. Prior to this, he was Senior Economist at the Federal Reserve Board of Governors. He received his PhD in Economics from the University of California San Diego in 2008 . His research focuses on asset pricing, macroeconomics, and econometrics and has been published in leading journals such as American Economic Review, Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, and Journal of Financial Economics.