Economist and author of "Finance and the Good Society"by Prospect / March 11, 2013 / Leave a comment
Robert Shiller is an economist at Yale, most famous for identifying early the housing and asset price bubbles that were developing in the United States throughout the early 2000s. He correctly predicted the collapse of the US housing market and the Case-Shiller Index, a financial tool that Shiller developed with his colleague Karl Case, remains an influential measure of activity in that sector. His latest book is Finance and the Good Society.
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