Why Those Guys Won the Economics Nobels
Harvard Business Review
APRIL 2, 2014
The prizes were awarded “for their empirical analysis of asset prices,” but what the three had been doing looked from the outside less like a common endeavor than a not-all-that-coherent argument. Others, most notably money managers and former Fama students Cliff Asness and John Liew in an epic Institutional Investor article , have done a lot recent to clarify how Fama’s ideas and Shiller’s can at least co-exist peacefully. And the theory that was available then was CAPM.