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  1. The Idolatry of Interest Rates


    Thu, 21 May 2015

    policymakers today. Summers and Krugman are also devotees of the concept of an ..... excess of saving over investment.” Krugman uses diagrams such as the one in Exhibit ..... discussion could be framed around the Krugman diagram. Bernanke is arguing that it is the savings curve that has

  2. What’s Up? Quantitative Easing and Inflation


    Wed, 28 Jan 2015

    string, as were the Fed and BOE. This is why Paul Krugman bemoans austerity in Europe ( Krugman , 2014). Japan, however, appears to be flirting with a more aggressive ..... Sixth Edition. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. Krugman , Paul. 2014. “What’s the Matter With Europe

  3. US emerging from liquidity trap - may be time to be cautious with rate-sensitive investments


    Mon, 12 Jan 2015

    A few years back, Paul Krugman posted a really interesting graph. It plots the Fed Funds rate against the formula (9 + 1.8*(inflation rate - unemployment rate)). What the graph shows is that the formula accurately correlates to the Fed Funds rate for many years prior to 2008. However, just after ...

  4. From Barron’s, July 28, 2014 (Part 2)


    Sat, 26 Jul 2014

    Medicaid, and recapitalized big banks. Pg 37: Epstein vs Krugman . How could they draw different conclusions from the same ..... an extended baseline scenario [the only one cited by Krugman ; 106% by 2039] and a scarier extended alternative fiscal

  5. The World Cup Begins Amid a Series of Financial


    Thu, 19 Jun 2014

    conclusions. This work invited a counter-editorial from Paul Krugman , who felt as if the FT was trying to hide a problem which Krugman sees as plain as day. Economic data is never clear and

  6. Krugman Class Slides: The Great Recession


    Fri, 2 May 2014

    These are instructive: http:// krugman .blogs.nytimes.com/2014/05/01/eco-348-the-great-recession-links-to-slides/ Related article: "Why Economics Failed": LINK .

  7. How to Combat the Wealth Gap


    Wed, 26 Mar 2014

    is better than increased education. Much political noise reverberates relative to the “wealth gap.” Economist Paul Krugman , in his Jan. 23 New York Times column, decried an “arbitrary and inequitable distribution of wealth and incomes

  8. Economic Insights: Brother, Can You Spare a Bitcoin?


    Thu, 23 Jan 2014

    On the other side stands an angry Paul Krugman , the New York Times columnist. 3 He is less ..... less wasteful than check clearing. Krugman also criticizes bitcoin as unreliable ..... Timothy B. Lee, “Here’s What Paul Krugman Doesn’t Get about Bitcoin

  9. Capital Spending: A Double-Edged Sword


    Sun, 15 Sep 2013

    equipment and technology. (Even economist and columnist Paul Krugman last year wrote one of his “ain’t it a shame” columns on this ..... 4 Standard & Poor’s. 5 Department of Labor. 6 Paul Krugman , “Capital-based Technology Progress: An Example

  10. Matthews Asia: Trumping Cheap Labor


    Fri, 13 Sep 2013

    Increasing Returns and Economic Geography,” economist Paul Krugman develops a model that shows how a country can endogenously ..... income. It seems that the new trade theory as espoused by Krugman may provide a more fitting explanation of current world

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