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PAUL KRUGMAN

Paul Krugman writes a column for the New York Times.

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Commentary: Continuing crisis of the Eurocrats Commentary: Continuing crisis of the Eurocrats
26 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
A century ago, Europe tore itself apart in what was, for a time, known as the Great War — four years of death and destruction on an unprecedented scale. Later, of course, the conflict was renamed World War I — because a quarter-century later Europe did it all over again. [Read More]
Commentary: Geithner threw up many roadblocks Commentary: Geithner threw up many roadblocks
27 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
27 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
28 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
28 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
29 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
29 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
30 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
30 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
31 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]
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