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PAUL KRUGMAN

Paul Krugman writes a column for the New York Times.

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Commentary: Monopsony not OK for Amazon Commentary: Monopsony not OK for Amazon
4 days ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Amazon.com, the giant online retailer, has too much power, and it uses that power in ways that hurt America. OK, I know that was kind of abrupt. But I wanted to get the central point out there right away, because discussions of Amazon tend, all too often, to get lost in side issues. [Read More]
Commentary: What financial markets will Commentary: What financial markets will
6 days ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
In the Middle Ages, the call for a crusade to conquer the Holy Land was met with cries of “Deus vult!” — God wills it. But did the crusaders really know what God wanted? Given how the venture turned out, apparently not. [Read More]
Commentary: Revenge of the unforgiven Commentary: Revenge of the unforgiven
1 week 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
2 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
3 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
3 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
4 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
5 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
5 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
5 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]
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