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PAUL KRUGMAN

Paul Krugman writes a column for the New York Times.

Articles by PAUL KRUGMAN

Commentary: Revenge of the unforgiven Commentary: Revenge of the unforgiven
26 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Stop me if you’ve heard this before: The world economy appears to be stumbling. For a while, things seemed to be looking up, and there was talk about green shoots of recovery. But now growth is stalling, and the specter of deflation looms. [Read More]
PAUL KRUGMAN: Voodoo economics rises from the dead PAUL KRUGMAN: Voodoo economics rises from the dead
27 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Even if Republicans take the Senate this year, gaining control of both houses of Congress, they won’t gain much in conventional terms: They’re already able to block legislation, and they still won’t be able to pass anything over the president’s veto. [Read More]
Commentary: Depression denial syndrome Commentary: Depression denial syndrome
28 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Last week, Bill Gross, the so-called bond king, abruptly left PIMCO, the investment firm he had managed for decades. People who follow the financial industry were shocked but not exactly surprised; tales of internal troubles at PIMCO had been all over the papers. But why should you care? [Read More]
Commentary: America's invisible rich Commentary: America's invisible rich
28 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Half a century ago, a classic essay in The New Yorker titled “Our Invisible Poor” took on the then-prevalent myth that America was an affluent society with only a few “pockets of poverty.” [Read More]
PAUL KRUGMAN: America's show-off society PAUL KRUGMAN: America's show-off society
29 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Liberals talk about circumstances; conservatives talk about character. This intellectual divide is most obvious when the subject is the persistence of poverty in a wealthy nation. [Read More]
Commentary: Those lazy jobless Commentary: Those lazy jobless
30 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Last week John Boehner, the speaker of the House, explained to an audience at the American Enterprise Institute what’s holding back employment in America: laziness. [Read More]
Commentary: Errors and emissions Commentary: Errors and emissions
30 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
This just in: Saving the planet would be cheap; it might even be free. But will anyone believe the good news? [Read More]
Commentary: How to get it wrong Commentary: How to get it wrong
30 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Last week I participated in a conference organized by Rethinking Economics, a student-run group hoping to promote, you guessed it, a rethinking of economics. And Mammon knows that economics needs rethinking in the wake of a disastrous crisis, a crisis that was neither predicted nor prevented. [Read More]
Commentary: The inflation cult persists Commentary: The inflation cult persists
31 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Wish I’d said that! Early last week, Jesse Eisinger of Pro Publica, writing on The Times’ DealBook blog, compared people who keep predicting runaway inflation to “true believers whose faith in a predicted apocalypse persists even after it fails to materialize.” [Read More]
Commentary: Scots, what the heck? Commentary: Scots, what the heck?
31 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Next week Scotland will hold a referendum on whether to leave the United Kingdom. [Read More]
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