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Irrational Exuberance

Economist Robert Shiller's Nobel Prize a Big Win

Harlan Green | Posted 12.14.2013 | Business
Harlan Green

Although much of what Yale economist Robert Shiller writes is about the importance of financial markets, he won the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for studying how financial markets misbehave. He is a pioneer in the new field of Behavioral Economics.

Investment Grade Philippines: Bouts of Irrational Exuberance?

Richard Javad Heydarian | Posted 07.07.2013 | World
Richard Javad Heydarian

While the pre-recession U.S. ignored growing structural imbalances in the real estate sector, financial markets, and external trade relations, the Philippine government is obsessed with emphasizing the boom in the stock markets, real estate and foreign exchange reserves.


Glenn C. Altschuler | Posted 06.10.2012 | Books
Glenn C. Altschuler

Finance and the Good Society is a timely and on the whole persuasive reminder that the institutions of capitalism have the capacity to spread democracy, prosperity and greater equality.

Rational Exuberance

Jerry Jasinowski | Posted 02.01.2012 | Business
Jerry Jasinowski

We're not out of the woods yet, but in the overall scheme of things, there is nothing like a good solid dose of economic growth to reduce deficits, create jobs and foster holiday cheer.

Exposing the Myth of Irrational Exuberance

Roberto G. Quercia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Roberto G. Quercia

Irrational exuberance? We think not. Market participants responding rationally to a range of short term economic incentives are the root causes of the crisis.