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PAUL KRUGMAN

Paul Krugman writes a column for the New York Times.

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Commentary: Rock bottom economics Commentary: Rock bottom economics
22 hours ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Six years ago the Federal Reserve hit rock bottom. It had been cutting the federal funds rate more or less frantically in an unsuccessful attempt to get ahead of the recession and financial crisis. But it eventually reached the point where it could cut no more. [Read More]
Commentary: Suffer the little children Commentary: Suffer the little children
4 days ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
The Tenement Museum, on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, is one of my favorite places in New York City. It’s a Civil War-vintage building that housed successive waves of immigrants, and a number of apartments have been restored to look exactly as they did in various eras. [Read More]
Commentary: The successes of government Commentary: The successes of government
1 week ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
The great American Ebola freakout of 2014 seems to be over. The disease is still ravaging Africa, and as with any epidemic, there’s always a risk of a renewed outbreak. But there haven’t been any new U.S. cases for a while, and popular anxiety is fading fast. [Read More]
Commentary: China, coal and climate
2 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
It’s easy to be cynical about summit meetings. Often they’re just photo ops, and the photos from the latest Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meeting, which had world leaders looking remarkably like the cast of “Star Trek,” were especially cringe-worthy. [Read More]
Commentary: Death by typo Commentary: Death by typo
2 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
My parents used to own a small house with a large backyard, in which my mother cultivated a beautiful garden. At some point, however — I don’t remember why — my father looked at the official deed defining their property, and received a shock. [Read More]
Commentary: Triumph of the wrong Commentary: Triumph of the wrong
3 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
The race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet midterms to men of understanding. Or as I put it on the eve of another Republican Party sweep, politics determines who has the power, not who has the truth. [Read More]
Commentary: Business vs. economics Commentary: Business vs. economics
3 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
TOKYO — The Bank of Japan, this country’s equivalent of the Federal Reserve, has lately been making a big effort to end deflation, which has afflicted Japan’s economy for almost two decades. [Read More]
Commentary: Apologizing to Japan Commentary: Apologizing to Japan
4 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
TOKYO — For almost two decades, Japan has been held up as a cautionary tale, an object lesson on how not to run an advanced economy. After all, the island nation is the rising superpower that stumbled. [Read More]
Commentary: Ideology and investment Commentary: Ideology and investment
4 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
America used to be a country that built for the future. Sometimes the government built directly: Public projects, from the Erie Canal to the Interstate Highway System, provided the backbone for economic growth. Sometimes it provided incentives to the private sector. [Read More]
Commentary: Plutocrats against democracy Commentary: Plutocrats against democracy
5 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
It’s always good when leaders tell the truth, especially if that wasn’t their intention. So we should be grateful to Leung Chun-ying, the Beijing-backed leader of Hong Kong, for blurting out the real reason pro-democracy demonstrators can’t get what they want. [Read More]
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