Robert J. Shiller

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Robert J. Shiller
Shiller at a meeting with President Tsai Ing-wen in July 2017
Robert James Shiller

(1946-03-29) March 29, 1946 (age 78)
Alma materMichigan (B.A. 1967)
MIT (Ph.D. 1972)
Known forIrrational Exuberance, Case-Shiller index
AwardsDeutsche Bank Prize (2009) Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics (2013)
Scientific career
FieldsFinancial economics
Behavioral finance
InstitutionsYale University
Doctoral advisorFranco Modigliani
Doctoral studentsJohn Y. Campbell[3]
InfluencesJohn Maynard Keynes
George Akerlof
Irving Fisher
InfluencedPierre Perron
Eric Janszen

Robert James Shiller (born March 29, 1946)[4] is an American Nobel Laureate, economist, academic, and best-selling author. He serves as a Sterling Professor of Economics at Yale University and is a fellow at the Yale School of Management's International Center for Finance.[5]

Early life[change | change source]

Shiller was born in Detroit, Michigan. He studied at Kalamazoo College and the University of Michigan where he received his B.A. degree in 1967.[6] He received the S.M. degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 1968, and his Ph.D. from MIT in 1972.

Career[change | change source]

Shiller has been a researcher of the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) since 1980, was vice president of the American Economic Association in 2005, and president of the Eastern Economic Association for 2006–2007.[7]

Eugene Fama, Lars Peter Hansen and Shiller received the 2013 Nobel Prize in Economics.[8][9]

References[change | change source]

  1. Grove, Lloyd. "World According to ... Robert Shiller". Retrieved 2009-06-26.
  2. Blaug, Mark; Vane, Howard R. (2003). Who's who in economics (4 ed.). Edward Elgar Publishing. ISBN 1-84064-992-5.
  3. Campbell, John Y. (2004), "An Interview with Robert J. Shiller", Macroeconomic Dynamics, 8 (5), Cambridge University Press: 649–683, doi:10.1017/S1365100504040027, S2CID 154975037, retrieved 2009-03-22
  4. "The Closing: Robert Shiller". The Real Deal. November 1, 2007. Retrieved December 2, 2012.
  5. "ICF Fellows". About. Yale University School of Management. Retrieved 21 September 2012.
  6. Van Sweden, James (October 22, 2013). "Alumnus Wins Nobel Prize". Kalamazoo College. Retrieved October 31, 2013.
  7. "Past Presidents". Eastern Economic Association. Archived from the original on February 11, 2017. Retrieved February 9, 2017.
  8. The Prize in Economic Sciences 2013 Archived 2018-06-22 at the Wayback Machine,, retrieved 14 October 2013
  9. 3 US Economists Win Nobel for Work on Asset Prices, ABC News, October 14, 2013

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