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PAUL KRUGMAN

Paul Krugman writes a column for the New York Times.

Articles by PAUL KRUGMAN

Commentary: Obama shows he's far from irrelevant Commentary: Obama shows he's far from irrelevant
37 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
38 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
38 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
39 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?
40 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
40 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]
Commentary: The plot against France Commentary: The plot against France
40 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
On Friday Standard & Poor’s, the bond-rating agency, downgraded France. The move made headlines, with many reports suggesting that France is in crisis. But markets yawned: French borrowing costs, which are near historic lows, barely budged. [Read More]
Commentary: The mutilated economy
41 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Five years and 11 months have now passed since the U.S. economy entered recession. Officially, that recession ended in the middle of 2009, but nobody would argue that we’ve had anything like a full recovery. [Read More]
Commentary: Germany hurts world markets Commentary: Germany hurts world markets
42 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
German officials are furious at America, and not just because of the business about Angela Merkel’s cellphone. What has them enraged now is one (long) paragraph in a U.S. Treasury report on foreign economic and currency policies. In that paragraph Treasury argues that Germany’s huge surplus on c [Read More]
Commentary: The war on the poor Commentary: The war on the poor
42 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
John Kasich, the Republican governor of Ohio, has done some surprising things lately. First, he did an end run around his state’s Legislature — controlled by his own party — to proceed with the federally funded expansion of Medicaid that is an important piece of Obamacare. [Read More]
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