econintersect .com

FREE NEWSLETTER: Econintersect sends a nightly newsletter highlighting news events of the day, and providing a summary of new articles posted on the website. Econintersect will not sell or pass your email address to others per our privacy policy. You can cancel this subscription at any time by selecting the unsubscribing link in the footer of each email.

posted on 13 July 2017

Documentary Of The Week: Phishing For Phools

Written by

Econintersect: Prof. Robert Shiller, Yale University, gave a presentation about the book released in 2015, Phishing for Phools, which he co-authored with George Ackerlof. The presentation, at the London School of Economics, shortly after the book was released, discusses how dishonesty, manipulation and deception play central roles in the economy. The assumptions of most economics theories ignore these pervasive components of how the world works.


Please share this article - Go to very top of page, right hand side for social media buttons.

Robert Shiller shared the Nobel Prize in economics in 2013 and George Acherlof the same in 2001. Both were recognized for their separate contributions to behavioral economics.

Source: YouTube

>>>>> Scroll down to view and make comments <<<<<<

Click here for Historical News Post Listing

Make a Comment

Econintersect wants your comments, data and opinion on the articles posted. You can also comment using Facebook directly using he comment block below.

Econintersect Contributors

Print this page or create a PDF file of this page
Print Friendly and PDF

The growing use of ad blocking software is creating a shortfall in covering our fixed expenses. Please consider a donation to Econintersect to allow continuing output of quality and balanced financial and economic news and analysis.

Keep up with economic news using our dynamic economic newspapers with the largest international coverage on the internet
Asia / Pacific
Middle East / Africa
USA Government

 navigate econintersect .com


Analysis Blog
News Blog
Investing Blog
Opinion Blog
Precious Metals Blog
Markets Blog
Video of the Day


Asia / Pacific
Middle East / Africa
USA Government

RSS Feeds / Social Media

Combined Econintersect Feed

Free Newsletter

Marketplace - Books & More

Economic Forecast

Content Contribution



  Top Economics Site Contributor TalkMarkets Contributor Finance Blogs Free PageRank Checker Active Search Results Google+

This Web Page by Steven Hansen ---- Copyright 2010 - 2018 Econintersect LLC - all rights reserved