Robert Shiller

Robert Shiller, professor of economics at Yale University and chief economist at MacroMarkets LLC, is co-author, with George Akerlof, of Animal Spirits: How Human Psychology Drives the Economy and Why It Matters for Global Capitalism.

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June 2 2013 2:30 AMThe High Cost of UnemploymentIt hurts the morale of a nation’s citizens, and austerity is no solution
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Jan. 20 2013 8:00 AMObama Needs a New Deal“Hope” and “change” are so 2008.  Obama needs a better way to describe his second-term vision.
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Sept. 23 2011 1:18 PMNarrative Over NumbersIt has been a long time since Americans have been this depressed about the economy.
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May 27 2011 12:49 PMInsuring Against Economic CollapseHow Japan and other nations can soften the blow when economic growth slows.
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Jan. 24 2011 3:23 PMPopular Semi-ScienceWhy people like economics but not economists.
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March 24 2013 7:30 AMThe Right Way to Do StimulusRaising taxes would lead to more spending and more demand. Really.
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Nov. 24 2011 7:17 AMBrains vs. KeynesHow neuroscience is transforming our understanding of economics.
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July 21 2011 2:30 PMDeluded About DebtHow one misleading statistic has made investors, and politicians, irrationally afraid of debt.
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March 22 2011 5:40 PMThe Next Bubble: FarmlandAll the usual signs are in place for a continued increase in the price of agricultural real estate.
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Nov. 18 2010 2:45 PMGovernments Should Borrow More. Lots More. With interest rates at record-lows, the U.S. government should borrow more to invest in infrastructure, not stop spending.