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  • The Trumpian roots of the chip crisis

    09-07-2021 23:00:00

    The US is still paying the price of tantrum-based trade policy

  • Why can't America be like Italy?

    24-07-2020 21:59:00

    These days Americans can only envy Italy's success in weathering the coronavirus pandemic

  • Trump hits the panic button

    14-09-2019 00:29:00

    Why is he calling for emergency monetary stimulus? Politics

  • The world has a Germany problem

    21-08-2019 22:03:00

    The debt obsession that ate the economy

  • The Trumpification of the Fed reserve

    22-06-2019 00:40:00

    Like it or not, its next move will be political

  • Paul Krugman: Progressive family values

    26-09-2016 21:50:00

    Child care economics is in some ways like health economics. We can't trust unregulated markets to deliver a decent outcome

  • Paul Krugman: Walmart's visible hand

    03-03-2015 21:47:00

    The retailer's wage hike seems to reflect the same forces that led to the Great Compression, albeit in a much weaker form

  • Amazon's monopsony is not OK

    20-10-2014 23:58:00

    Amazon, which dominates online book sales, is acting as a monopsonist, a dominant buyer with the power to push prices down

  • Paul Krugman: Righteousness killed the economy

    13-10-2014 21:44:00

    In Europe, austerity policies have been driven less by economic analysis than by Germany's moral indignation over the notion that irresponsible borrowers might not face the full consequences of their actions

  • The dismal science

    28-09-2014 22:25:00

    The economics profession has not, to say the least, covered itself in glory these past six years. Hardly any economists predicted the 2008 crisis - and the handful who did tended to be people who also predicted crises that didn't happen. More ...

  • The fear economy

    28-12-2013 21:16:00

    When the economy is weak, workers have a very weak hand and employers are in a position to work them harder, pay them less, or both

  • Paul Krugman: Addicted to the apocalypse

    26-10-2013 21:49:00

    Washington has spent the past three-plus years in terror of a debt crisis that has yet to happen, and, in fact, can't happen to a country like the United States, which has its own currency and borrows

  • Money, gender and 'gravitas'

    02-08-2013 22:48:00

    Campaigns against Janet Yellen for chair of the US Federal Reserve are both sexist and wrong-headed

  • Japan the model

    25-05-2013 22:23:00

    A short-term boost to growth won't cure all of Japan's ills, but, if it can be achieved, it can be the first step toward a much brighter future

  • Lust for gold

    13-04-2013 21:49:00

    News flash: Recent declines in the price of gold, which is off about 17 per cent from its peak, show that this price can go down as well as up. You may consider this an obvious point, but, as an article in The Times on Thursday reports, it has come ...