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Robert J. Shiller
Shiller at a meeting with President Tsai Ing-wen in July 2017
BornRobert James Shiller
(1946-03-29) March 29, 1946 (age 75)
Detroit, Michigan, U.S.[1][2]
FieldsFinancial economics
Behavioral finance
Alma materMichigan (B.A. 1967)
MIT (Ph.D. 1972)
Doctoral advisorFranco Modigliani
Doctoral studentsJohn Y. Campbell[3]
InfluencesJohn Maynard Keynes
George Akerlof
Irving Fisher
InfluencedPierre Perron
Eric Janszen
Notable awardsDeutsche Bank Prize (2009) Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics (2013)
This person won a Nobel Prize
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

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.


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]


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