Robert Shiller

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Economist, author and Yale University professor Robert Shiller

Eugene Fama’s academic career is built on the efficient market hypothesis (EMH), dismissed by Robert Shiller as “one of the most remarkable errors in(...)

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Image of the week: Nobel pride Robert Shiller had a lot to be proud of before any committee for the Nobel economics prize got involved, but still(...)

Robert Shiller: has explored different ways in which asset prices can behave strangely

At first glance it is tempting to laugh at the 2013 Nobel Prize in Economics being shared between an academic who invented the “efficient markets hypo(...)

Photos of the 2013 Nobel Prize laureates in Economic Sciences Eugene Fama (L-R), Lars Peter Hansen and Robert Shiller are displayed during a news conference at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm today. The three American scientists won the 2013 economics Nobel prize  for research that has improved the forecasting of asset prices in the long term and helped the emergence of index funds in stock markets, the award-giving body said. Photograph: REUTERS/Claudio Bresciani/TT News Agency
US economists win Nobel prize
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  • October 14, 2013, 13:35

Three American scientists have won the 2013 economics Nobel prize for research that has improved the forecasting of asset prices in the long term and(...)

John Maynard Keynes.  In academic economics, the revolt against Keynes was born out of something called rational expectations, a way of thinking about human behaviour that tore the macroeconomics profession apart.(Photograph:  Gordon Anthony/Getty Images)

Emotions and feelings play a crucial role in economics. Estimates of consumer and business confidence are crucial inputs into any forecasting exercise(...)

Jeremy Siegel (above) is set to engage with fellow market historian Robert Shiller at a conference next month. Photograph: Bloomberg via Getty Images

A DISPUTE about a stock valuation indicator between two academics doesn’t sound like a critical matter. But, when the argument concerns two of the wor(...)

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