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PAUL KRUGMAN

Paul Krugman writes a column for the New York Times.

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Commentary: Oligarchs and money Commentary: Oligarchs and money
15 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Econonerds eagerly await each new edition of the International Monetary Fund’s World Economic Outlook. Never mind the forecasts, what we’re waiting for are the analytical chapters, which are always interesting and even provocative. This latest report is no exception. [Read More]
Commentary: Rube Goldberg has survived Commentary: Rube Goldberg has survived
15 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Holy 7 million, Batman! The Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare, has made a stunning comeback from its shambolic start. As the March 31 deadline for 2014 coverage approached, there was a surge in applications at the “exchanges” — the special insurance marketplaces the law set up. [Read More]
Commentary: Jobs and skills and zombies Commentary: Jobs and skills and zombies
16 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
A few months ago, Jamie Dimon, the chief executive of JPMorgan Chase, and Marlene Seltzer, the chief executive of Jobs for the Future, published an article in Politico titled “Closing the Skills Gap.” They began portentously: “Today, nearly 11 million Americans are unemployed. ..." [Read More]
Commentary: America's taxation tradition Commentary: America's taxation tradition
16 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
As inequality has become an increasingly prominent issue in American discourse, there has been furious pushback from the right. [Read More]
Commentary: The dominance of wealth over work Commentary: The dominance of wealth over work
17 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
It seems safe to say that “Capital in the Twenty-First Century,” the magnum opus of the French economist Thomas Piketty, will be the most important economics book of the year — and maybe of the decade. [Read More]
Commentary: The economic timidity trap Commentary: The economic timidity trap
17 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
There don’t seem to be any major economic crises under way right this moment, and policymakers in many places are patting themselves on the back. In Europe, for example, they’re crowing about Spain’s recovery: ... [Read More]
Commentary: The old-time dog whistle Commentary: The old-time dog whistle
18 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
There are many negative things you can say about Paul Ryan, chairman of the House Budget Committee and the GOP’s de facto intellectual leader. But you have to admit that he’s a very articulate guy, an expert at sounding as if he knows what he’s talking about. [Read More]
Commentary: An untimely fear of wages Commentary: An untimely fear of wages
18 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Four years ago, some of us watched with a mixture of incredulity and horror as elite discussion of economic policy went completely off the rails. [Read More]
Commentary: Liberty, equality and efficiency Commentary: Liberty, equality and efficiency
19 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Most people, if pressed on the subject, would probably agree that extreme income inequality is a bad thing, although a fair number of conservatives believe that the whole subject of income distribution should be banned from public discourse. [Read More]
Commentary: The hammock fallacy Commentary: The hammock fallacy
19 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Hypocrisy is the tribute that vice pays to virtue. So when you see something like the current scramble by Republicans to declare their deep concern for America’s poor, it’s a good sign, indicating a positive change in social norms. Goodbye, sneering at the 47 percent; hello, fake compassion. [Read More]
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