Narrative Economics

Hosted by the Department of Economics

Online public event


Professor Robert J Shiller

Professor Robert J Shiller

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.

You can order the book, Narrative Economics, (UK delivery only) from our official LSE Events independent book shop, Pages of Hackney.

The Department of Economics (@LSEEcon) at LSE, is one of the leading economics departments in the world. We are a large department, ensuring all mainstream areas of economics are strongly represented in research and teaching.

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.

Twitter Hashtag for this event: #LSECOVID19


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This online public event is free and open to all but pre-registration is required.

Registration will open after 10am via Zoom on Tuesday 1 September.

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This event will be webcast live on the LSE website on LSE LIVE


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