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Over at Equitable Growth: The Federal Reserve Discounts the Bond Market's View: Daily Focus

[Over at Equitable Growth][1] Torsten Slok says: And Tim Duy says: > Tim Duy: [Challenging the Fed](http://economistsview.typepad.com/timduy/2014/12/challenging-the-fed.html): Both Paul Krugman and Ryan Avent are pushing back on the Federal Reserve's apparent intent to raise rates in the middle of next year. Show More Summary

Secular Stagnation or Temporary Malaise – Which View Is Correct?

Both Paul Krugman and Ryan Avent are pushing back on the Federal Reserve's apparent intent to raise rates in the middle of next year. Why is the Fed heading in this direction?

Fed Watch: Challenging the Fed

Tim Duy: Challenging the Fed, by Tim Duy: Both Paul Krugman and Ryan Avent are pushing back on the Federal Reserve's apparent intent to raise rates in the middle of next year. Why is the Fed heading in this direction?...

'Profiles in Coreage'

Paul Krugman follows up on one of Tim Duy's posts: Profiles in Coreage: Tim Duy, in the course of a discussion of the outlook for Fed policy, reminds us of the spring of 2011, when headline inflation had risen a...

Livestream: Paul Krugman, Elizabeth Warren On Managing The Economy

Sponsored by Americans for Financial Reform, Economic Policy Institute, and Roosevelt Institute. a discussion on managing the economy: Today, pressure is building on the Federal Reserve to use monetary policy to raise short-term interest rates, a move that could short-circuit a still far from complete economic recovery. Show More Summary

"More Scarecrows Than People": A Tragic Preview Of Japan's Terminal Collapse

A few weeks ago it was revealed that the mystery person behind the latest bout of monetary (if not so much fiscal) insanity in Japan is none other than Paul Krugman, a fact which has since assured the fate of Japan as a failed state:...Show More Summary

Krugman: It's Beginning to Look Like a Recovery

Paul Krugman: Last week we got an actually good employment report -- arguably the first truly good report in a long time. The U.S. economy added well over 300,000 jobs; wages, which have been stagnant for far too long, picked up a bit. Show More Summary

Morning Must-Read: Paul Krugman: Shinzo and the Invisibles

Paul Krugman: [Shinzo and the Invisibles](http://mobile.nytimes.com/blogs/krugman/2014/12/07/shinzo-and-the-invisibles/?smid=tw-NytimesKrugman&seid=auto&referrer=): "Brad DeLong is puzzled by... Ken Rogoff['s]... >...warning that Japan could face an attack from invisible bond vigilantes if it doesn’t quickly tackle long-run fiscal issues. Show More Summary

Over at Equitable Growth: How Can We Build a Model in Which an Invisible Japanese Bond Vigilante Attack Is Contractionary?: Daily Focus

[Over at Equitable Growth][1]: Let me gnaw on Paul Krugman's observations on Japan today and on his and Ken Rogoff's Mundell-Fleming lectures some more: Paul Krugman: [Shinzo and the Invisibles](http://mobile.nytimes.com/blogs/krugman/2014/12/07/shinzo-and-the-invisibles/?smid=tw-NytimesKrugman&seid=auto&referrer=): "Brad DeLong is puzzled by... Show More Summary

Paul Krugman: Recovery at Last?

Economic recovery from a recession: Obama versus Bush: Recovery at Last?, by Paul Krugman, Commentary, NY Times: Last week we got an actually good employment report... We’re still nowhere near full employment, but getting there no longer seems like an...

'The Obama Recovery Has Been Miles Better Than the Bush Recovery'

Brad DeLong follows up on a recent post from Paul Krugman (and another from Keven Drum) showing how much better the recovery has been under Obama as compared to recovery under Bush: Morning Must-Read: Kevin Drum on Paul Krugman on.....

The Obama Recovery Has Been Miles Better Than the Bush Recovery

Paul Krugman writes today about the dogged conservative claim that the current recovery has been weak thanks to the job-killing effects of Obamacare and Obama regulation and the generally dire effects of Obama's hostility to the business sector. Show More Summary

Paul Krugman: Democrats Against Reform

Despite the political difficulties it has caused, Obamacare was not a mistake: Democrats Against Reform, by Paul Krugman, Commentary, NY Times: It’s easy to understand why Republicans wish health reform had never happened.... But it’s more puzzling — and disturbing...

Krugman's Cursory Case Against Open Borders

(December 5, 2014 12:02 AM, by Bryan Caplan) Paul Krugman exemplifies the standard progressive position on immigration. He strongly supports amnesty for existing illegal immigrants, but strongly opposes open borders. His case for amnesty is not novel:[T]oday's immigrants are the same, in aspiration and behavior, as my grandparents... (0 COMMENTS)

What Focusing on the Economy Could Have Looked Like

Despite Paul Krugman’s lack of imagination President Obama could have easily done more to help the economy in 2009-2010 but choose not to. Defenders of Obama’s failure to do more stimulus point to the fact that Congress probably wasn’t interested in passing another “stimulus bill,” but Congress was approving several important bills that stimulating provision [...]

Robert Murphy on the 1920-21 Depression

(December 4, 2014 04:31 PM, by David Henderson) Paul Krugman has recently reraised the topic of the 1920-21 Depression. It was a very deep depression but it ended quickly. Robert Murphy has an interesting response. Some highlights of Murphy's response. First, how he got interested in the issue:... (0 COMMENTS)

'Return of Focus Hocus Pocus'

Paul Krugman: Return of Focus Hocus Pocus: I’ve been getting correspondence from people saying that I need to respond to Tom Edsall channeling Chuck Schumer on how health reform was a mistake, Obama should have focused on the economy. The...

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