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PAUL KRUGMAN

Paul Krugman writes a column for the New York Times.

Articles by PAUL KRUGMAN

Commentary: Inventing a failure Commentary: Inventing a failure
15 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
16 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
16 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
17 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
17 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
18 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]
Commentary: Three expensive milliseconds Commentary: Three expensive milliseconds
18 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
We’re giving huge sums to the financial industry while receiving little or nothing in return. [Read More]
Commentary: Health care nightmares Commentary: Health care nightmares
19 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
When it comes to health reform, Republicans suffer from delusions of disaster. They know, just know, that the Affordable Care Act is doomed to utter failure, so failure is what they see, never mind the facts on the ground. [Read More]
Commentary: Oligarchs and money Commentary: Oligarchs and money
19 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
20 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]
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