Category Archives: HomeWork

Paul Krugman: WWS 594, Economics of the Welfare State: Trying to Help Workers


WWS 594, Economics of the Welfare State: Trying to Help Workers Slides here (pdf). Advertisements

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Paul Krugman: ECO 348, The Great Recession: The Stimulus


ECO 348, The Great Recession: The Stimulus Slides here (pdf).

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Week 33, 2013, further reading


How Isabel dos Santos took the short route to become Africa’s richest woman – Forbes The Centre Cannot Hold? – Mainly Macro Synthesis Lost – Paul Krugman The Pigou Effect (Double-super-special-wonkish) – Paul Krugman Globalization and Keynesianism – Paul Krugman Expectations driven liquidity traps – … Continue reading

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Week 32, 2013, further reading


Worker wages: Wendy’s vs. Wal-Mart vs. Costco – CNNMoney ———————————————————— PolitiFact and the Shape of the Planet, Deficit Edition by Paul Krugman, NYT ———————————————————— What Killed Theory? (Wonkish) by Paul Krugman, NYT ————————————————————

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Week 31, 2013, further reading


Structural Humbug by Paul Krugman, NYT ———————————————————— Models and Mechanisms (Wonkish) by Paul Krugman, NYT ———————————————————— ZLB Models? – Mainly Macro ———————————————————— Sex, Money and Gravitas by Paul Krugman, NYT ———————————————————— Chaos Looms by Paul Krugman, NYT ————————————————————

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Week 30, 2013, further reading


Fox News Host Attacks Muslim Scholar Who Wrote About Jesus ———————————————————— When is the time for austerity? by Alan Taylor, Vox ———————————————————— Gimme That Old-Time Macroeconomics by Paul Krugman, NYT ———————————————————— Euro Crisis is Just Beginning, Global Collapse is Coming ———————————————————— Are … Continue reading

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Week 29, 2013, further reading


Health Insurance and Labor Supply by John H. Cochrane, The Grumpy Economist ———————————————————— China getting close to hit the Great Wall by Antonio Fatas and Ilian Mihov ———————————————————— The Unredeemable Opaqueness of the Hard-Money Men by Paul Krugman, NYT ———————————————————— Creating the … Continue reading

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Week 27, 2013, further reading


Rationality and the Euro by Paul Krugman, NYT ———————————————————— Austerity Won’t Work if the Roof Is Leaking by ROBERT H. FRANK, NYT ———————————————————— Nobody Pays Any Attention To What I Say by Paul Krugman, NYT ———————————————————— E Pluribus Unum by Paul Krugman, NYT ————————————————————

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Paul Krugman: The Always-Wrong Club


  Aha. Floyd Norris reminds us of the 23-economist letter from 2010, warning of dire consequences — “currency debasement and inflation” — from quantitative easing. The signatories are kind of a who’s who of wrongness, ranging from Niall Ferguson to … Continue reading

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Paul Krugman: Wells, Hitler, and the World State


  John Holbo has a fun post about the old H.G. Wells-based movie Things to Come, which embodied a vision of the future that used to be quite popular among intellectuals — that of a temporary dictatorship, not of the … Continue reading

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