Paul Krugman

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 it was taking in an effort to boost Europe's...

09/11/2014 - 2:03pm

    So, what do you think about those Medicare numbers? What, you haven't heard about them? Well, they haven't been front-page news. But something remarkable has been happening on the health-spending front, and it should (but probably won't)...

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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