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Recent Interview with economist Robert Shiller of the Case-Shiller Index

Yale University economist Robert Shiller says don’t be depressed by the sharp fall in house prices in October’s S&P/Case Shiller Index. Many reasons to buy now.


The Case-Shiller index, created by economists Karl E. Case and Robert J. Shiller, is widely considered the most reliable read on home values. The housing index compares the latest sales of detached houses with previous sales and accounts for factors such as remodeling that might affect a house’s sale price over time.