Paul Krugman

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 change: a big study by a blue-ribbon international...

09/04/2014 - 1:24pm

    François Hollande, the president of France since 2012, coulda been a contender. He was elected on a promise to turn away from the austerity policies that killed Europe's brief, inadequate economic recovery. Since the intellectual justification...

09/04/2014 - 1:00pm

    Gov. Rick Perry of Texas is running for president again. What are his chances? Will he once again become a punch line? I have absolutely no idea. This isn't a horse-race column.

    What I'd...

08/28/2014 - 3:29pm

    According to a recent report in The Times, there is dissent at the Fed: "An increasingly vocal minority of Federal Reserve officials want the central bank to retreat more quickly" from its easy-money policies, which they warn run the risk of...

08/21/2014 - 6:11pm

    A century has passed since the start of World War I, which many people at the time declared was "the war to end all wars." Unfortunately, wars just kept happening. And with the headlines from Ukraine getting scarier by the day, this seems like a good time to ask why.

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08/19/2014 - 12:47am

    It's hard to believe, but almost six years have passed since the fall of Lehman Bros. ushered in the worst economic crisis since the 1930s. Many people, myself included, would like to move on to other subjects. But we can't, because the crisis is by no means over. Recovery is far from complete, and the...

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