Paul Krugman

10/30/2014 - 2:02pm

    It's always good when leaders tell the truth, especially if that wasn't their intention. So we should be grateful to Leung Chun-ying, the Beijing-backed leader of Hong Kong, for blurting out the real reason pro-democracy demonstrators can't get what they want: With open voting, "You would...

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...

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...

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