Faculty Books

Robert J. Shiller
Princeton University Press | February 2005 | ISBN: 0691123357 & 9780691123356
The first edition of this book was a broad study, drawing on a wide range of published research and historical evidence, of the enormous stock market boom that started around 1982 and picked up incredible speed after 1995. Although it took as its specific starting point this ongoing...
John Geanakoplos
Wiley-Blackwell | January 2005 | ISBN: 1405133066
(Edited with Roger W. Dimand)  Irving Fisher (1867-1947), economist, Yale University teacher, inventor, mathematician and activist reformer, was one of the most important American economists of the first half of the 20th century. On the 50th anniversary of his death in May of 1998, a large...
Ray C. Fair
Harvard University Press | December 2004 | ISBN: 0674015460 & 9780675026463
Macroeconomics tries to describe and explain the economywide movement of prices, output, and unemployment. The field has been sharply divided among various schools, including Keynesian, monetarist, new classical, and others. It has also been split between theorists and empiricists. Ray Fair...
Alan Gerber
Brookings Institution Press | March 2004 | ISBN: 978-0815732686
(with Donald P. Green) Get Out the Vote! Is a practical guide for anyone trying to mobilize voters or organize at the grass roots. Unlike authors of other campaign advice books, Donald Green and Alan Gerber root their work firmly in rigorous science. Their recommendations emerge from thorough...
Timothy Guinnane
Stanford University Press | October 2003 | ISBN: 0804743983
(Edited with William A. Sundstrom, and Warren C. Whatley)  Combining theoretical work with careful historical description and analysis of new data sources, History Matters makes a strong case for a more historical approach to economics, both by argument and by example. Seventeen original essays,...
Robert J. Shiller
Princeton University Press | April 2003 | ISBN: 0691091722
Winner of the Financial Times/getAbstract Business Book Award, 2003 — In his best-selling Irrational Exuberance, Robert Shiller cautioned that society’s obsession with the stock market was fueling the volatility that has since made a roller coaster of the financial system. Less noted...
James Tobin
MIT Press | January 1987 | ISBN: 0262200627
Essays in a Keynesian Mode — In a period marked by revisionism in economic theory and retrenchment in the public goals of economic policy, Tobin remains committed to the standard he has upheld throughout his professional life. He is an “eclectic Keynesian” in theory whose socioeconomic concern is...
James Tobin
Edward Elgar | April 2003 | ISBN: 9781840649260
Nobel Prize winner James Tobin has made outstanding contributions to modern macroeconomics. In this final collection of his work he examines the economic policies of the United States and its relations with other major economies after 1990. In James Tobin’s view, the welfare of...
Ray C. Fair
Stanford University Press | August 2002 | ISBN: 0804745099
What do the following events have in common? In 2000, the election between George W. Bush and Al Gore was a virtual tie. The 1989 and 1990 vintages have turned out to be two of the best ever for Bordeaux wines. In 2001, the Federal Reserve lowered the interest rate eleven times. The decade of the...
William D. Nordhaus
MIT Press | August 2000 | ISBN: 0262140713
(With Joseph Boyer)  Humanity is risking the health of the natural environment through a myriad of interventions, including the atmospheric emission of trace gases such as carbon dioxide, the use of ozone-depleting chemicals, the engineering of massive land-use changes, and the destruction of the...