This site offers updated information relating to the book Irrational Exuberance by Robert J. Shiller. Available February 2015 from Princeton University Press or your local bookseller.

One can access an Excel file with the data set (used and described in the book) on home prices, building costs, population and interest rates since 1890, updated.

The Yale School of Management produces Stock Market Confidence Indexes which reveal changing attitudes among individual and institutional investors over time.

I write a monthly column "Finance in the 21st Century" for Project Syndicate, with coverage around the world, and this column contains further development of some themes in the book.

I write a regular column "Economic View" for the New York Times.

Richard Thaler and I have organized a number of scholarly workshops in behavioral finance that are the source of many themes in the book.

In my 2007 presidential address for the Eastern Economic Association I compared historic turning points in real estate with the markets taken at their peak.

I regularly teach a course at Yale University entitled Economics 527, Law 2083, Management 565, "Behavioral and Institutional Economics".

I regularly teach a course at Yale University entitled Economics 252: Financial Markets.

There is at regular intervals offered an online free version of my Financial Markets course available on Coursera.

Standard & Poor’s publishes S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices.

The CME Group (Chicago Mercantile Exchange) maintains a futures market for the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices.

John Dolan publishes a blog about the derivatives markets for home prices.Standard & Poor’s has a housing market blog HousingViews.

CoreLogic publishes more Case-Shiller Home Price Indices.

Corelogic has a housing markets Insights Blog.The Thomson-Reuters/University of Michigan Survey Research Center offers other survey data related to market speculation.

Pulsenomics offers regular surveys related to market sentiment.

My 2008 book Subprime Solution: How Today's Financial Crisis Happened and What to Do about It, Princeton University Press, connects some of the themes of Irrational Exuberance to the subprime crisis, and proposes policy measures to deal with the crisis.

George Akerlof and I have written Animal Spirits: How Human Psychology Drives the Economy and Why It Matters for Global Capitalism, Princeton University Press, 2009, which describes the implications of research in behavioral economics for economic booms, crises and busts.

My 2012 book, Finance and the Good Society, Princeton University Press, discusses moral issues for our society in the wake of irrational exuberance.

  • 1st Edition, Princeton University Press 2000
  • Paperback edition, Broadway Books 2001
  • 2nd edition, Princeton University Press 2005
  • 2nd paperback edition, Currency Doubleday 2006
  • 2nd paperback edition, revised and updated, Crown Business, 2009
  • 3rd edition, Princeton University Press, 2015

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