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World Thinkers 2015: Robert Shiller

Economist. United States

By Prospect Team  

One of the most influential economists of the last 30 years, Shiller is a Professor at Yale. In 2013 he was awarded the Nobel Prize in economics for having “laid the foundation for the current understanding of asset prices.” He writes regularly including for the New York Times, and has published several highly influential books. The most famous of these was Irrational Exuberance, first published 15 years ago, in which Shiller predicted the collapse of the 2000 technology bubble.…

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