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PAUL KRUGMAN

Paul Krugman writes a column for the New York Times.

Articles by PAUL KRUGMAN

Commentary: Osborne and the Stooges Commentary: Osborne and the Stooges
32 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
There was, I’m pretty sure, an episode of “The Three Stooges” in which Curly kept banging his head against a wall. When Moe asked him why, he replied, “Because it feels so good when I stop.” [Read More]
Commentary: The reasons why inequality matters Commentary: The reasons why inequality matters
32 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Rising inequality isn’t a new concern. Oliver Stone’s movie “Wall Street,” with its portrayal of a rising plutocracy insisting that greed is good, was released in 1987. [Read More]
Commentary: Jobless Americans lose in budget deal Commentary: Jobless Americans lose in budget deal
33 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
The pundit consensus seems to be that Republicans lost in the just-concluded budget deal. [Read More]
Commentary: GOP approach hurting jobless Commentary: GOP approach hurting jobless
33 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Six years have passed since the U.S. economy entered the Great Recession, 4 1/2 since it officially began to recover, but long-term unemployment remains disastrously high. And Republicans have a theory about why this is happening. [Read More]
Commentary: Obama shows he's far from irrelevant Commentary: Obama shows he's far from irrelevant
34 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Much of the media commentary on President Barack Obama’s big inequality speech was cynical. [Read More]
Commentary: Better pay now Commentary: Better pay now
34 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
’Tis the season to be jolly — or, at any rate, to spend a lot of time in shopping malls. It is also, traditionally, a time to reflect on the plight of those less fortunate than oneself — for example, the person on the other side of that cash register. [Read More]
Commentary: Obamacare's secret success Commentary: Obamacare's secret success
34 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
The law establishing Obamacare was officially titled the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. And the “affordable” bit wasn’t just about subsidizing premiums. It was also supposed to be about “bending the curve” — slowing the seemingly inexorable rise in health costs. [Read More]
Commentary: Expanding Social Security Commentary: Expanding Social Security
36 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
For many years there has been one overwhelming rule for people who wanted to be considered serious inside the Beltway. It was this: You must declare your willingness to cut Social Security in the name of “entitlement reform.” [Read More]
Commentary: Permanent slump the new normal? Commentary: Permanent slump the new normal?
36 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Spend any time around monetary officials and one word you’ll hear a lot is “normalization.” Most though not all such officials accept that now is no time to be tightfisted, that for the time being credit must be easy and interest rates low. Still, the men in dark suits look forward eagerly to [Read More]
Commentary: Money trap in the eurozone Commentary: Money trap in the eurozone
37 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
When Greece hit the skids almost four years ago, some analysts (myself included) thought that we might be seeing the beginning of the end for the euro, Europe’s common currency. [Read More]
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