Paul Krugman

10/16/2014 - 3:57pm

    What if they balanced the budget and nobody knew or cared?

    OK, the federal budget hasn't actually been balanced. But the Congressional Budget Office has tallied up the totals for fiscal 2014, which ran through the end of September, and...

09/25/2014 - 12:14pm

    This just in: Saving the planet would be cheap; it might even be free. But will anyone believe the good news?

    I've just been reading two new reports on the economics of fighting climate...

09/25/2014 - 10:55am

    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...

09/18/2014 - 4:28pm

    Wish I'd said that! Earlier this week, Jesse Eisinger of ProPublica, writing on The Times' DealBook blog, compared people who keep predicting runaway inflation to "true believers whose faith in a predicted apocalypse persists even after it...

09/18/2014 - 3:52pm

    Next week Scotland will hold a referendum on whether to leave the United Kingdom. And polling suggests that support for independence has surged over the past few months, largely because pro-independence campaigners have managed to reduce the "fear...

09/11/2014 - 2:44pm

    What is it that makes a powerful faction in our body politic demand tight money even in a depressed, low-inflation economy?

    On Thursday, the European Central Bank announced a series of new steps...

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