Robert Shiller considers the new narrative epidemics arising post COVID-19. These will have multiple economic effects through time and have already helped produce the most sudden and sharp world economic recession in history.
Robert J Shiller (@RobertJShiller) is a Nobel Prize–winning economist and the author of the New York Times bestseller Irrational Exuberance, among many other books. He is Sterling Professor of Economics at Yale University and a regular contributor to the New York Times. His latest book is Narrative Economics: How Stories Go Viral and Drive Major Economic Events.
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This event forms part of LSE’s Shaping the Post-COVID World initiative, convening a series of debates about the direction the world could and should be taking after the crisis, collaboratively producing a roadmap for the future.
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