Paul Krugman is "less horrified" by the British voting to quit the European Union than he had expected, but things are still dire. In a blog post published Friday morning, the Nobel Prize-winning economist said leaving the single market...Show More Summary
"Worry about Britain": Brexit: The Morning After, by Paul Krugman, NYTimes: Well, that was pretty awesome – and I mean that in the worst way.... That said, I’m finding myself less horrified by Brexit than one might have expected...
(June 21, 2016 07:26 PM, by David Henderson) Last month, I pointed out Paul Krugman's Orwellian use of language. In discussing the Obama administration's rules on overtime pay, he had written: It [government policy] can also engage in what is sometimes called "predistribution," strengthening the bargaining power of... (0 COMMENTS)
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The Democrats don't just say whatever the Koch brothers pay them to say. Paul Krugman explores why Trump's attacks were so effective during the GOP primary, but seem to be failing against Hillary Clinton in Monday's column. For starters,...Show More Summary
The Republican house of ideological cards: A Tale of Two Parties, by Paul Krugman, NY Times: Do you remember what happened when the Berlin Wall fell? Until that moment, nobody realized just how decadent Communism had become. It had tanks,...
Paul Krugman: A Question For the Fed: There is a near-consensus at the FOMC that rates must eventually move up. But here’s my question: why, exactly? Specifically, which component of aggregate demand do we believe will continue to strengthen in...
Paul Krugman devoted his column on Friday to a mild critique of the drive to take the United Kingdom out of the European Union. The reason the column was somewhat moderate in its criticisms of the desire to leave EU is that Krugman sympathizes...Show More Summary
Should Britain stay in the European Union?: Fear, Loathing and Brexit, by Paul Krugman, NY Times: There are still four and a half months to go before the presidential election. But there’s a vote next week that could matter as...
It’s always the government’s fault.
By EconMatters The Paul Krugman if we only do more ZIRP model has officially and finally been proven a failure with absolute certainty. Anybody asserting this economic nonsense should be embarrassed by the Academic community writ large. Show More Summary
1. Which brands of automobile are most expensive to maintain? 2. Paul Krugman on Brexit. This morning the Betfair odds on Remain were down to 64 percent. Dani Rodrik on Brexit. Ambrose Evans-Pritchard on Brexit, by far the best case for it, well worth reading. Show More Summary
The grift that keeps on grifting: A Party Agrift, by Paul Krugman, NY Times: This is not a column about Donald Trump. It’s not about the fraudulent scheme that was Trump University. It’s not about his history of failing to...
The GOP has been conning the American public for a long time. That's why no one called him out for his sleazy business. Paul Krugman makes an excellent case in Monday's column that Donald Trump's sleaziness is equaled by the party he now leads. Show More Summary
"Why didn't any of his primary opponents make an issue of his sleazy business career?" They're just as bad
Here we are: almost half way through the year. We’ve left the fantasies of Christmas far behind. By now, July fourth reminders are in every aisle of the supermarket and we are all Real Americans. Paul Krugman reminds us of reality, where “defining oneself at least in part by membership in a group is part [...]Show More Summary
"Group identity is an unavoidable part of politics": Hillary and the Horizontals, by Paul Krugman, NY Times: I spent much of this politically momentous week at a workshop on inequality... As so often happens at conferences..., what really got me...
Robert Jay Lifton Nancy L. Rosenblum Paul Krugman's column "The Id that Ate the Planet" (New York Times, June 6) pulled no punches: "At this point Donald Trump's personality endangers the whole planet." Alarmed scientists warn there is little time to ward off catastrophic climate change. Show More Summary
Paul Krugman: Horizontal inequality is the term of art for inequality measured, not between individuals, but between racially or culturally defined groups. (Of course, race itself is mainly a cultural construct rather than a fact ofShow More Summary
One thing is certain, "it's going to be ugly." Paul Krugman weighed in on the state of the presidential election "this politically momentous week" and discussed the concept of "horizontal inequality" in Friday's column. Helpfully, he...Show More Summary