Dr. Robert J. Shiller
Robert Shiller is an American economist, best-selling author and Sterling Professor of Economics, Professor of Finance, and Fellow at the International Center for Finance at Yale University.
Since 1991 he has, together with Richard Thaler, directed the Behavioral Finance Workshop at the National Bureau of Economic Research.
Robert Shiller is ranked among the 100 most influential economists in the world. In 2010 he was named a top global thinker by Foreign Policy magazine, and in 2011 he was listed by Bloomberg as one of the 50 most influential people in global finance.
He was jointly responsible for developing the Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices for key metropolitan regions in the U.S. The indices are widely used in academic research as well as investment management and are considered benchmarks for housing sentiment.
In his New York Times best seller “Irrational Exuberance” (Princeton University Press 2000),
he noted in March 2000 that the stock market was experiencing a bubble, which could lead to a sharp decline. He has also commented extensively on the housing market and co-authored a 2003 Brookings Institute paper, “Is There a Bubble in the Housing Market?”
Robert Shiller writes a column for the New York Times every 5 weeks. He writes a regular column “Finance in the 21st Century” for Project Syndicate, which publishes around the world. He is a frequent guest on Bloomberg and CNBC.