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Shiller, Robert J.

Works: 283 works in 1,337 publications in 9 languages and 23,993 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Editor, Organizer of meeting, Contributor, wpr, Other
Classifications: HG4910, 332.632220973
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Most widely held works about Robert J Shiller
Most widely held works by Robert J Shiller
Irrational exuberance by Robert J Shiller( Book )

98 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in English and Chinese and held by 3,603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Robert J. Shiller offers an unconventional interpretation of recent U.S. stock market highs and shows that Alan Greenspan's term "irrational exuberance" is a good description of the mood behind the market. He warns that poorer performance may be in the offing and tells us how we - as a society and individually - can respond." "Irrational Exuberance is for individual investors as well as investment professionals, pension-plan sponsors, and endowment managers everywhere. It will be studied by policy makers and anyone from Wall Street to Main Street who doesn't want to be caught sitting on the speculative bubble if (or when) it bursts."--Jacket
Animal spirits : how human psychology drives the economy, and why it matters for global capitalism by George A Akerlof( Book )

39 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The global financial crisis has made it painfully clear that powerful psychological forces are imperiling the wealth of nations today. From blind faith in ever rising housing prices to plummeting confidence in capital markets, "animal spirits" are driving financial events worldwide. In this book, the authors, both economists, challenge the economic wisdom that got us into this mess, and put forward a bold new vision that will transform economics and restore prosperity. They reassert the necessity of an active government role in economic policymaking by recovering the idea of "animal spirits", a term John Maynard Keynes used to describe the gloom and despondence that led to the Great Depression and the changing psychology that accompanied recovery. Like Keynes, they know that managing these animal spirits requires the steady hand of government; simply allowing markets to work won't do it. In rebuilding the case for a more robust, behaviorally informed Keynesianism, they detail the most pervasive effects of animal spirits (i.e. human psychology), in contemporary economic life, such as confidence, fear, bad faith, corruption, a concern for fairness, and the stories we tell ourselves about our economic fortune, and show how Reaganomics, Thatcherism, and the rational expectations revolution failed to account for them. The authors then offer a road map for reversing the financial misfortunes besetting us today; they teach how leaders can channel animal spirits, the powerful forces of human psychology that are afoot in the world economy today, and making them work for and not against us
The subprime solution : how today's global financial crisis happened and what to do about it by Robert J Shiller( Book )

33 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The subprime mortgage crisis of 2007-2008 has already wreaked havoc on the lives of millions and threatens to derail the U.S. economy and economies around the world. Here, economist Robert Shiller reveals the origins of this crisis and puts forward bold measures to solve it. He calls for an aggressive response--a restructuring of the institutional foundations of the financial system that will not only allow people once again to buy and sell homes with confidence, but will create the conditions for greater prosperity in America and throughout the deeply interconnected world economy.--From publisher description
The new financial order : risk in the 21st century by Robert J Shiller( Book )

27 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the impact of a rapidly evolving global economy on the twenty-first century financial world and presents six fundamental principles for using information technology and advanced financial theory to hedge risk
Finance and the good society by Robert J Shiller( Book )

40 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The reputation of the financial industry could hardly be worse than it is today in the painful aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis. "New York Times" best-selling economist Robert Shiller is no apologist for the sins of finance - he is probably the only person to have predicted both the stock market bubble of 2000 and the real estate bubble that led up to the subprime mortgage meltdown. But in this important and timely book, Shiller argues that, rather than condemning finance, we need to reclaim it for the common good. He makes a powerful case for recognizing that finance, far from being a parasite on society, is one of the most powerful tools we have for solving our common problems and increasing the general well-being. We need more financial innovation - not less - and finance should play a larger role in helping society achieve its goals. Challenging the public and its leaders to rethink finance and its role in society, Shiller argues that finance should be defined not merely as the manipulation of money or the management of risk but as the stewardship of society's assets. He explains how people in financial careers - from CEO, investment manager, and banker to insurer, lawyer, and regulator - can and do manage, protect, and increase these assets. He describes how finance has historically contributed to the good of society through inventions such as insurance, mortgages, savings accounts, and pensions, and argues that we need to envision new ways to rechannel financial creativity to benefit society as a whole. Ultimately, Shiller shows how society can once again harness the power of finance for the greater good
Phishing for phools : the economics of manipulation and deception by George A Akerlof( Book )

18 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and Chinese and held by 1,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Akerlof and Shiller argue that markets harm as well as help us. As long as there is profit to be made, sellers will systematically exploit our psychological weaknesses and our ignorance through manipulation and deception. Based on the intuitive idea that markets both give and take away, they show how phishing affects everyone, in almost every walk of life. We spend our money up to the limit, and then worry about how to pay the next month's bills. The financial system soars, then crashes. In exploring the role of manipulation and deception, the authors explain a paradox: why, at a time when we are better off than ever before in history, all too many of us are leading lives of quiet desperation
Market volatility by Robert J Shiller( Book )

38 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Macro markets : creating institutions for managing society's largest economic risks by Robert J Shiller( Book )

43 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Such new markets could dwarf our stock markets in their activity and significance
The flaw : markets, money, mortgages, and the great American meltdown by David Sington( Visual )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by former U.S. Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan's acknowledgment that he'd found a flaw in his model of how the world worked, The flaw looks at the forces underlying the credit bubble that caused the financial crash which nearly destroyed the world economy
Reforming U.S. financial markets : reflections before and beyond Dodd-Frank by Randy Kroszner( Book )

19 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Papers and discussions presented at the fifth Alvin Hansen Symposium on Public Policy, held at Harvard University on April 30, 2009
Les esprits animaux comment les forces psychologiques mènent la finance et l'économie by George A Akerlof( Book )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in French and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La 4e de couverture indique : "La vision (libérale) de marchés capables de s'autoréguler, avec des acteurs sérieux opérant des choix rationnels, a été mise à mal par la crise économique et financière. L'économie réelle est bizarre, incertaine, irrégulière, et ne doit pas faire abstraction de nos "esprits animaux". Les esprits animaux, ce sont les facteurs psychologiques qui influencent notre économie, sa part d'incohérence et d'instabilité naturelles - et souhaitables! Car si l'incertitude qu'elle génère, à certaines périodes, nous paralyse, elle se révèle, à d'autres, stimulante et féconde. On doit la théorie des esprits animaux à Keynes. Akerlof et Schiller, deux des économistes les plus respectés aujourd'hui, présentent et expliquent comment ces forces irrationnelles et inconscientes font et défont nos économies. Comment adviennent les crises? Quel est le pouvoir réel des banques centrales? Qu'est-ce qui explique l'instabilité récurrente des marchés financiers? D'où vient le caractère cyclique du marché immobilier? Le chômage est-il inéluctable? ... Revisitant les grands épisodes de l'histoire économique, cet ouvrage examine les réponses possibles à la crise et offre une autre vision de l'économie - plus réelle, et plus humaine."
Moral hazard in home equity conversion by Robert J Shiller( Book )

14 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Home equity conversion as presently constituted or proposed usually does not deal well with the potential problem of moral hazard. Once home-owners know that the risk of poor market performance of their homes is borne by investors, they have an incentive to neglect to take steps to maintain the homes' values. They may thus create serious future losses for the investors. A calibrated model for assessing this moral hazard risk is presented that is suitable for a number of home equity conversion forms: 1) reverse mortgages, 2) home equity insurance, 3) shared appreciation mortgages, 4) housing partnerships, 5) shared equity mortgages and 6) sale of remainder interest. Modifications of these forms involving real estate price indices are proposed that might deal better with the problem of moral hazard
A scorecard for indexed government debt by John Y Campbell( Book )

15 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Within the last five years, Canada, Sweden and New Zealand have joined the ranks of the United Kingdom and other countries in issuing government bonds that are indexed to inflation. Some observers of the experience in these countries have argued that the United States should follow suit. This paper provides an overview of the issues surrounding debt indexation, and it tries to answer three empirical questions about indexed debt. First, how different would the returns on indexed bonds be from the returns on existing US debt instruments? Second, how would indexed bonds affect the government's average financing costs? Third, how might the Federal Reserve be able to use the information contained in the prices of indexed bonds to help formulate monetary policy? The paper concludes with a more speculative discussion of the possible consequences of increased use of indexed debt contracts by the private sector
Indexed units of account : theory and assessment of historical experience by Robert J Shiller( Book )

14 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An indexed unit of account is a money analogue, used to express prices; the unit's purchasing power is defined by an index. Indexed units of account are not true money in that they are not used as a medium of exchange. The first successful indexed unit of account Unidad de Fomento (UF) has been used in Chile since 1967, and has been copied in Colombia Ecuador, Mexico, and Uruguay. The reasons for creating such units are discussed from the standpoint of monetary theory. The experience with such units in Chile is discussed. It is argued that important practical problems in implementing indexation were solved by creating such" indexed units of account. The existing indexed units of accounts may not be ideal for all purposes, however, and alternative definitions of the units, relating the units to measures of income, may also be advantageous. The indexed units of account might someday be monetized, i.e., institutions such as debit cards may be devised to allow the units to be used for all transactions, so that the role of conventional money might be reduced to clearing-house functions only
Human behavior and the efficiency of the financial system by Robert J Shiller( Book )

14 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recent literature in empirical finance is surveyed in its relation to underlying behavioral principles, principles which come primarily from psychology, sociology and anthropology. The behavioral principles discussed are: prospect theory, regret and cognitive dissonance mental compartments, overconfidence, over- and underreaction, representativeness heuristic disjunction effect, gambling behavior and speculation, perceived irrelevance of history thinking, quasi-magical thinking, attention anomalies, the availability heuristic contagion, and global culture
Designing indexed units of account by Robert J Shiller( Book )

13 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An indexed unit of account is a unit of measurement defined using an index such as a consumer price index so that prices defined in terms of these units will automatically adjust to changing economic conditions. Evidence on sticky prices and money illusion, and evidence from countries (notably Chile) that have created indexed units of account, suggests that creating such units is an important policy option for governments in countries with unstable price levels. A model is given that shows the dynamics of money prices when prices are expressed in the units. Results from the model suggest some design elements for an indexed unit of account: institutions to promote broad use of the unit for pricing, and a formal policy to increase the frequency of index computation when the price level becomes more volatile
Labor income indices designed for use in contracts promoting income risk management by Robert J Shiller( Book )

15 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Labor income indices are created for groupings of individuals, using data from the Panel Study of Income Dynamics. People are grouped by a clustering algorithm based on an estimated transition matrix between jobs, by education level, and by skill category. The groupings are defined so that relatively few people move between them. For each of the groupings, we generate a labor income index using a hedonic repeated-measures regression methodology. Similarities between pairs of indices and between indices and individual labor incomes are described. It is argued that indices like those presented here might someday be used in settlement formulae in contracts promoting income risk management
World income components : measuring and exploiting international risk sharing opportunities by Robert J Shiller( Book )

17 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We provide methods of decomposing the variance of world national incomes into components in such a way as to indicate the most important risk-sharing opportunities, and, therefore, the most important missing international risk markets to establish. One method uses a total variance reduction criterion, and identifies risk-sharing opportunities in terms of eigenvectors of a variance matrix of residuals produced when country incomes are regressed on world income. Another method uses a mean-variance utility-maximizing criterion and identifies risk-sharing opportunities in terms of eigenvectors of a variance matrix of deviations of country incomes from their respective contract-year shares of world income. The two methods are applied using Summers-Heston (1991) data on national incomes for large countries 1950-1990, each using two different methods of estimating variances. While these data are not sufficient to provide accurate estimates of the requisite variance matrices of (transformed) national incomes, the results are suggestive of important new markets that could actually be created, and show that there may be large welfare gains to creating some of these markets
Comparing wealth effects : the stock market versus the housing market by Karl E Case( Book )

18 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We examine the link between increases in housing wealth, financial wealth, and consumer spending. We rely upon a panel of 14 countries observed annually for various periods during the past 25 years and a panel of U.S. states observed quarterly during the 1980s and 1990s. We impute the aggregate value of owner-occupied housing, the value of financial assets, and measures of aggregate consumption for each of the geographic units over time. We estimate regressions relating consumption to income and wealth measures, finding a statistically significant and rather large effect of housing wealth upon household consumption
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Alternative Names
Robert J. Shiller americký ekonom

Robert J. Shiller economista estadounidense

Robert J. Shiller economista statunitense

Robert J. Shiller US-amerikanischer Wirtschaftswissenschaftler

Robert James Shiller

Robert James Shiller economista estatunidenc

Robert Shiller

Robert Shiller Amerikaans auteur

Robert Shiller économiste américain

Robert Şiller

Roberts Šillers

Robertus Iacobus Shiller

Shiller, R. J. 1946-

Shiller, Robert 1946-

Shiller, Robert J.

Shiller, Robert James.

Shiller, Robert James 1946-

Роберт Шиллер

Роберт Шылер

Робърт Шилър

Шиллер, Роберт

Ռոբերտ Շիլլեր

רוברט שילר כלכלן אמריקאי

رابرت جی. شیلر اقتصاددان و نویسنده آمریکایی

رابرٹ جے۔ شیلر

رابرٹ شلر

روبرت شيلر

روبرت شيلر عالم اقتصاد أمريكي

रॉबर्ट जे शिलर

রবার্ট জে. শিলার

রবার্ট জে. শিলার মার্কিন অর্থনীতিবিদ

ராபர்ட் ஷில்லர்

റോബർട്ട് ജെ. ഷില്ലർ

რობერტ შილერი

რობერტ შილერი ამერიკელი მეცნიერ-ეკონომისტი

로버트 J. 실러

쉴러, 로버트 1946-

쉴러, 로버트 J. 1946-

シラー, ロバート・J



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Animal spirits : how human psychology drives the economy, and why it matters for global capitalismThe subprime solution : how today's global financial crisis happened and what to do about itThe new financial order : risk in the 21st centuryMarket volatilityMacro markets : creating institutions for managing society's largest economic risksReforming U.S. financial markets : reflections before and beyond Dodd-Frank