Paul Krugman

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The economics of climate change and the end of humanity.

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How Wall Street thoroughly dominated Obama’s economic policy.

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People know Krugman these days as a feisty political polemicist, but back when he was less politically engaged he was absolutely one of the very finest popularizers of economic ideas ever. This piece is a wonderful, brief introduction to the fundamental economic forces driving the world and a lot of my current thinking is preoccupied with the questions it raises. Reading it again, I realized that a point I like to make about the elevator being a great mass transit technology is almost certainly something I subconsciously picked up here.

-M. Yglesias

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How the dream of the Euro became a nightmare.

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Paul Krugman breaks down the basics of climate change economics, from Arthur Cecil Pigou to Capitol Hill.