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NYSSA’s Sustainable Investing Committee presents

Author Series: Finance and the Good Society

Wednesday November 28, 2012 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
NYSSA Conference Center
Available as: Live Session;
Categories: Seminar, Sustainable Investing

Come hear world-renowned economist Robert Shiller, co-creator of the Case-Shiller housing index, and perhaps the only economist to warn of both the bubble and the housing bubble, talk about the role finance plays in creating the good society.

At this program, you will gain:

  • A historical understanding of finance in relation to society and prosperity
  • Knowledge about the nature of financial innovation
  • Information about how financial innovation can lead to better outcomes for society at large

Who should attend

CEO, CFO, chief risk officers, portfolio managers, analysts, pension fund consultants, financial advisors, and financial engineers.


Robert J. Shiller is the Arthur M. Okun Professor of Economics, Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics, at Yale University. He has written about financial markets, behavioral economics, macroeconomics, real estate, statistical methods; and public attitudes, opinions, and moral judgments regarding markets. His book Irrational Exuberance (Princeton University Press, 2000 & 2005 in 15 foreign language editions, Broadway Books 2001) is an analysis and explication of the stock market boom since 1982. It won the Commonfund Prize, 2000, and was a New York Times nonfiction bestseller. Shiller is cofounder of Case Shiller Weiss, Inc. in Cambridge, Massachusetts, an economics research and information firm, and a cofounder of MacroMarkets LLC in Cambridge, which promotes securitization of unusual risks. He's also the former vice president of the American Economic Association and former president-elect of the Eastern Economic Association. Shiller's column; "Economic View," appears in the New York Times every six weeks, and his column, "Finance in the 21st Century," appears every other month in Project Syndicate, an international association of quality newspapers.

Program Details

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

6:00 p.m.–7:30 p.m. | Presentation
7:30 p.m.–8:00 p.m. | Networking

NYSSA Conference Center
NYSSA, 1540 Broadway, Suite 1010 (45th Street Entrance)

Member $75 | Nonmember $115
$5 surcharge for walk-ins

Registration Deadline
Monday, November 26, 2012

Robert Shiller,
Author, Finance and the Good Society; Arthur M. Okun Professor of Economics, Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics, Yale University

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