Category Archives: Paul Krugman

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).

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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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Paul Krugman: Potential Mistakes (Wonkish)


  Update: I should have mentioned that the CBO doesn’t use the filtering method in its estimates for the US; as best I understand it, it uses a production function approach that is much less likely to interpret a prolonged … Continue reading

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Paul Krugman: Rationality and the Euro


  Simon Wren-Lewis, for once, has a happy story to tell. He looks back at Britain’s fateful decision, ten years ago, not to join the euro, and argues that the decision was made on the basis of — gasp! — … 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: Nobody Pays Any Attention To What I Say


  Or that’s what people keep telling me. Actually, one of the odd but revealing things about modern conservatives is the way they alternate between paranoia about the vast left-wing conspiracy and insistence that people who disagree with them are … Continue reading

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