Nobel Prize Laureate, Robert J. Shiller Speaks at First Yale@GCC Series Event

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

A new Yale@Gateway speaker series kicked off on September 15 at Gateway Community College with renowned economist Robert J. Shiller. Shiller is Sterling Professor of Economics, Department of Economics and Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics at Yale University and recipient of the 2013 Nobel Prize for Economic Sciences.

Shiller participated in an informal conversation on the topic: Are we in a bubble? Why the stock market matters, and his latest book Finance and the Good Society.

Paul Solman, best known for his work on PBS Newshour as a business, economics and occasional art correspondent, returned to Gateway to moderates the series, which was co-created with GCC Business Professor Lorraine Li to expand opportunities for students at both institutions to gain a greater understanding of the role and relevance of economics in contemporary, everyday culture.

The Yale@Gateway series is free and open to the public and should be of particular interest to students and professors in the fields if Finance, Business, Economics and Business Law. For more information, contact GCC Business Professor, Lorraine Li at or call (203) 285- 2285. Gateway Community College is located at 20 Church Street in New Haven.