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Behind The Markets Podcast: Robert Shiller

Ep. 148

Show from 11/8/19


In this special edition of the Behind the Markets Podcast hosts Jeremy Schwartz and Jeremy Siegel speak to one of America's top economists, Bob Shiller. They kick off the show discussing politics and how the election will influence markets. Then they get into Shiller's newest book "Narrative Economics: How Stories Go Viral and Drive Major Economic Events." Shiller argues that studying popular stories that affect individual and collective economic behavior, what he calls "narrative economics" has the potential to vastly improve our ability to predict, prepare for, and lessen the damage of financial crises.


Guest:

Robert Shiller - He is an american economist, academic, and best-selling author. As of 2018, 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. Eugene Fama, Lars Peter Hansen and Shiller jointly received the 2013 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, "for their empirical analysis of asset prices"


For more information on him and his research click here: http://www.econ.yale.edu/~shiller/

Follow him on Twitter: @RobertJShiller

Purchase the book: https://press.princeton.edu/books/hardcover/9780691182292/narrative-economics

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