Tag Archives: Paul Krugman

FT pulls apart austerity economics

The Financial Times has this morning produced a blinding set of graphs which highlight how fiscal austerity has negatively impacted on the GDP of various European economies.

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Krugman: Government deficits are a consequence of the crisis, not a cause

This country is relying too heavily on pre-crisis policy ideas that have since been disproved.

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WATCH: Krugman savages the austerians with embarrassing ease

On last night’s Newsnight, Nobel laureate Paul Krugman took apart the arguments of the austerians, clearly, forensically, brilliantly.

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Krugman: “Keynesians have been completely right, Austerians utterly wrong”

“The results are in: Keynesians have been completely right, Austerians utterly wrong – at vast human cost” – so wrote Nobel laureate Paul Krugman today.

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Krugman savages the “austerity debacle”

Paul Krugman has attacked the “austerity debacle” taking place in Britain, pointing out the UK is “nowhere close” to regaining ground lost during the recession.

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LFF’s most influential left-wing thinker of the year 2010/11 is Owen Jones

Readers of Left Foot Forward have voted Owen Jones, author of “Chavs: the Demonisation of the Working Class”, as the most influential left-wing thinker of the year.

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Krugman joins chorus for Tobin tax

Nobel prize winning economist Paul Krugman has advocated for a Tobin tax. The Austrian government estimates that the tax could raise £420bn a year.

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