Previously on DeansTalk, 05 September 2011, Professor Robert J. Shiller of Economics at Yale - Reuters TV: "new" "bigger" "balanced budget stimulus"
Finance has a reputation problem; it is perceived by some as a bad actor behind the mortgage and debt crises in the United States and Europe, economic inequality, and market manipulations. In his new book Finance and the Good Society (Princeton University Press, April 4, 2012), Robert J. Shiller, the Arthur M. Okun Professor of Economics, argues that finance shouldn't be condemned, but used as a force to achieve the greater goals of society....
Read excerpts from Finance and the Good Society in a four-part series published by Bloomberg:
Part I: Walt Whitman, First Artist of Finance
Part 2: Finance Isn't as Amoral as it Seems
Part 3: Don't Resent the Rich; Fix the Tax Code
Part 4: Logic of Finance Can Banish Corruption
Princeton University, Archived Lectures.
October 14, 2010
Robert J. Shiller, Professor of Economics, Yale University: "Finance and the Good Society" (69 mins 15)