Paul Krugman

08/27/2015 - 9:48pm

    What caused Friday’s stock plunge? What does it mean for the future? Nobody knows, and not much.

    Attempts to explain daily stock movements are usually foolish: a real-time survey of the 1987 stock crash found no evidence for any of the...

06/25/2015 - 11:19am

    On Monday Jeb Bush - or I guess that's Jeb!, since he seems to have decided to replace his family name with a punctuation mark - finally made his campaign for the White House official, and gave us a first view of his policy goals. First, he says that if...

06/19/2015 - 12:07pm

    On Friday, House Democrats shocked almost everyone by rejecting key provisions needed to complete the Trans-Pacific Partnership, an agreement the White House wants but much of the party doesn't. On Saturday Hillary Clinton formally began her campaign...

06/19/2015 - 10:51am

    One thing we've learned in the years since the financial crisis is that seriously bad ideas - by which I mean bad ideas that appeal to the prejudices of Very Serious People - have remarkable staying power. No matter how much contrary evidence comes in,...

06/19/2015 - 10:00am

    When it comes to economics - and other subjects, but I'll focus on what I know best - we live in an age of derp and cheap cynicism. And there are powerful forces behind both tendencies. But those forces can be fought, and the place to start fighting is...

06/10/2015 - 1:10am

    Remember the Texas economic miracle? In 2012, it was one of the three main arguments from then-Gov. Rick Perry about why he should be president, along with his strong support from the religious right and something else I can't remember (sorry, couldn...

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