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Paul Krugman on Temporary vs Permanent Monetary Injections

Paul Krugman looks back on the past twenty years of macroeconomic policy and finds that his 1998 paper was more prescient than he or anyone could have imagined. Back then many observers assumed that central bankers--particularly those at the Bank of Japan--need only increase the monetary base to increase the price level. Show More Summary

Paul Krugman Has a Brutal Message for American Taxpayers

Click here for reuse options! If you think you're benefiting from the Trump tax cuts, think again. Last month, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) came under fire for celebrating the $1.50 weekly raise a public school secretary stands to gain from the recently passed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Show More Summary

A Comment on the Return of “It’s Baaaack”

Twenty years ago, Paul Krugman warned that the liquidity trap was not just an issue in the economic history of the 30s. He noted there was every sign that Japan was in the liquidity trap in the 90s, then argued that a liquidity trap was theoretically possible. I guess one lesson is that economists even […]

Paul Krugman Looks Back at the Last Twenty Years of the Macroeconomic Policy Debate

Everybody interested in macroeconomics or macroeconomic policy should know this topic backwards and forwards by heart. My problem is that I do not see how I can add value to it. The only thing I can think of to do is to propose two rules: 1. Show More Summary

Paul Krugman: The GOP Is Waging War on Community Itself

We shouldn't be surprised the right is smearing shooting survivors as "crisis actors." Donald Trump has proposed arming as many as 40 percent of American teachers, yet somehow his isn't even the most ghoulish response to the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre. Show More Summary

Paul Krugman: Nasty, Brutish and Trump

"there’s a faction in our country that sees public action for the public good, no matter how justified, as part of a conspiracy to destroy our freedom": Nasty, Brutish and Trump, by Paul Krugman, NY Times: On Wednesday, after listening...

‘The Death Belt’: Paul Krugman explains how red states’ hatred of regulation is killing their own citizens

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Nobel Prize-winning economist and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman is connecting the dots on how conservative politicians’ hatred of regulation isn’t just failing their constituents on guns, but on a whole host of public safety issues. In his Friday column, Krugman notes that red...

The Flora in Obama's Official Portrait Tells His Life Story

Kehinde Wiley's painting includes plants from Hawaii, Kenya, and Chicago. / > Related Stories Paul Krugman: The GOP Has No Moral Character to Speak Of Florida Shooting Survivors Crush Prominent Trump Supporter Smearing Their Names Did the NRA Help Train the Florida High School Shooter?

Paul Krugman: The GOP Has No Moral Character to Speak Of

The Parkland school shooting marks a new low for the president and his party. Over the weekend, President Trump used the Parkland, Florida school shooting as an excuse to attack the FBI, and went on an extended rant about Russian meddling in the 2016 election. Show More Summary

Paul Krugman: Budgets, Bad Faith and ‘Balance’

"our job, whether we’re policy analysts or journalists, isn’t to be “balanced”; it’s to tell the truth": Budgets, Bad Faith and ‘Balance’, by Paul Krugman, NY Times: Over the past couple of months Republicans have passed or proposed three big...

Paul Krugman: The Bad Faith of Republicans Is Endless

Let's stop pretending the GOP ever cared about the national debt. Earlier this week, the Trump administration released a $4.4 trillion budget proposal that calls for a massive increase in military spending along with cuts to programs for food stamps and basic school safety, among other essential social services. Show More Summary

Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman has a biting take on Netflix's new show 'Altered Carbon'

Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman made a comment about Netflix's new show 'Altered Carbon' reflecting our own world and power structure. The show's violence against women has been a source of debate, with some saying it's gratuitous...Show More Summary

Infrastructure: Trump may not give a dam, but we do

Donald Trump just released his infrastructure budget … and it’s both awful and unfair. It is up to us to tell Congress to reject his plan. It’s not only a privatization scheme as Paul Krugman suggests. It also leaves our...Read more

Paul Krugman: Trump Doesn’t Give a Dam

"Trump’s offer on infrastructure is this: nothing": Trump Doesn’t Give a Dam, by Paul Krugman, NY Times: Donald Trump doesn’t give a dam. Or a bridge. Or a road. Or a sewer system. Or any of the other things we...

Paul Krugman: Trump's Infrastructure Plan Was a Always a Scam

The celebrity mogul has never had any interest in serving the public. After an endless succession of "infrastructure weeks," Donald Trump has finally unveiled what he claims to be a $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan. For the New York Times' Paul Krugman, it's no plan at all. Show More Summary

Is Paul Krugman now too conservative for our textbooks?

(February 13, 2018 12:14 PM, by Scott Sumner) In order to do this post properly, I'd need a huge collection of every edition of various economics textbooks. Because I don't have that sort of collection, I'll rely on second hand sources and hope for the best. Please correct... (0 COMMENTS)

Pau Krugman: Fraudulence of the Fiscal Hawks

"...pretending to care about the deficit served several useful political purposes": Fraudulence of the Fiscal Hawks, by Paul Krugman, NY Times: In 2011, House Republicans, led by Paul Ryan, issued a report full of dire warnings about the dangers of...

Paul Krugman: Has Trumphoria Finally Hit a Wall?

"all of this would be manageable if key policymakers could be counted on to act effectively": Has Trumphoria Finally Hit a Wall?, by Paul Krugman, NY Times: When talking about stock markets, there are three rules you have to remember....

Taking Issue with Paul Krugman, We're Still Not at Full Employment

I have to disagree with Paul Krugman on his assessment of the current state of the economy. While I would agree with most of his comments about the state of the stock market and housing market, and also the competence of the Trump administration,...Show More Summary

Paul Krugman: The Gang That Couldn’t Think Straight

"lower-level Fed appointments are becoming cause for concern": The Gang That Couldn’t Think Straight, by Paul Krugman, NY Times:...A remarkable number of Trump appointees have been forced out over falsified credentials, unethical practices or racist remarks. And you can...

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