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PAUL KRUGMAN

Paul Krugman writes a column for the New York Times.

Articles by PAUL KRUGMAN

Commentary: Geithner threw up many roadblocks Commentary: Geithner threw up many roadblocks
10 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
By any normal standard, economic policy since the onset of the financial crisis has been a dismal failure. It’s true that we avoided a full replay of the Great Depression. [Read More]
Commentary: Point of no return Commentary: Point of no return
11 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Recently two research teams, working independently and using different methods, reached an alarming conclusion: The West Antarctic ice sheet is doomed. The sheet’s slide into the ocean, and the resulting sharp rise in sea levels, will probably happen slowly. [Read More]
Commentary: Crazy climate economics Commentary: Crazy climate economics
11 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Everywhere you look these days, you see Marxism on the rise. Well, OK, maybe you don’t — but conservatives do. If you so much as mention income inequality, you’ll be denounced as the second coming of Joseph Stalin; ... [Read More]
Commentary: Now that's rich Commentary: Now that's rich
12 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Institutional Investor’s latest “rich list” in its Alpha magazine, its survey of the 25 highest-paid hedge fund managers, is out — and it turns out that these guys make a lot of money. Surprise! [Read More]
Commentary: Inventing a failure Commentary: Inventing a failure
12 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Last week, House Republicans released a deliberately misleading report on the status of health reform, crudely rigging the numbers to sustain the illusion of failure in the face of unexpected success. Are you shocked? [Read More]
Commentary: Why economics failed Commentary: Why economics failed
13 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
On Wednesday, I wrapped up the class I’ve been teaching all semester: “The Great Recession: Causes and Consequences.” (Slides for the lectures are available via my blog.) And while teaching the course was fun, I found myself turning at the end to an agonizing question: ... [Read More]
Commentary: High Plains moochers Commentary: High Plains moochers
13 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
It is, in a way, too bad that Cliven Bundy — the rancher who became a right-wing hero after refusing to pay fees for grazing his animals on federal land, and bringing in armed men to support his defiance — has turned out to be a crude racist. [Read More]
Commentary: Right in panic over Piketty Commentary: Right in panic over Piketty
14 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
“Capital in the Twenty-First Century,” the new book by French economist Thomas Piketty, is a bona fide phenomenon. Other books on economics have been best-sellers, but Piketty’s contribution is serious, discourse-changing scholarship in a way most best-sellers aren’t. [Read More]
Commentary: Sweden turns Japanese
14 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Three years ago Sweden was widely regarded as a role model in how to deal with a global crisis [Read More]
Commentary: Salvation gets cheap Commentary: Salvation gets cheap
15 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which pools the efforts of scientists around the globe, has begun releasing draft chapters from its latest assessment, and, for the most part, the reading is as grim as you might expect. [Read More]
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