Economics

The Uncertainty Problem and the Great Recession

Government intervention has businesses on hold and keeps job growth sluggish.
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Upside Down Economics

Despite much better economy, networks blamed President Bush more than President Obama for financial troubles.  
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Would Controversial Glenn Hubbard Be Treasury Secy 'Disaster' if Romney Wins? Ponders NYT

The New York Times runs a hostile profile by David Segal of Romney economic advisor and Columbia Business School dean Glenn Hubbard, packed with anonymous gripes from Hubbard's (liberal) ...
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Economics Reporter Turned NYT Columnist Touts Basketcase Italy as High-Tax Paradise

Times reporter turned columnist Eduardo Porter cries out for justice, or at least higher taxes on the middle class, which will apparently lower infant mortality and do all matter of good things ...
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CNN Cheers Liberal Nuns Protesting the Ryan Budget, Hosts No One from Ryan's Side

Over the span of about three weeks, CNN followed a group of liberal nuns on their bus tour protesting the Ryan budget, interviewing one of the leading nuns three times. In contrast, Congressman ...
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Paul Krugman's Alien Invasion Economics

New York Times columnist Paul Krugman's brand of big-spending Keynesianism is truly out of this world: "This is hard to get people to do, much better, obviously, to build bridges and roads and ...

NYT's Krugman Gets Angry Over Fake Quote, But His Real Ones Are Just as Bad

Columnist Paul Krugman gets angry over a fake quote, but some of the things he has actually said about economic growth are just as bad. Three days after 9-11 he wrote that one of the possible ...

NYT's David Leonhardt: All True 'Fiscal Conservatives' Support Tax Increases

David Leonhardt pens his last column before becoming NYT's Washington bureau chief, and encapsulates his liberal conventional wisdom: "The only way out of this problem involves some combination of ...

Tax-Loving, Obama-Defending Writer David Leonhardt Rises to Washington Bureau Chief

Leonhardt, the Times' chief economics writer, has insisted on "the upside of paying more taxes' and has twice claimed the big-spending Obama was in fact a "fiscal conservative." Three months ago ...

Former Reporter Whines U.S. 'Least Generous' Industrial Nation - But He Means Social Programs

Eduardo Porter, former Times economics reporter turned editorial board member, whines about America's lack of "generosity and compassion," which he dubiously defines as America's relatively low ...
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