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    1. The World

      March 24, 2015

      Singapore's economic miracle uncovered

      The death of Lee Kuan Yew, the founding father of modern Singapore, has focused attention on the economic miracle he helped...

    2. March 20, 2015

      Greece versus the Baltics is not an argument for a heartless state

      “If anything, the problem with Syriza’s plans may be that they’re not radical enough.” Paul Krugman, January 26 2015 “The...

    1. FT Alphaville

      March 16, 2015

      On the limits of negative rates

      Regarding how low negative interest rates can go, Paul Krugman wrote a couple of weeks ago that: When central banks push...

    2. FT Alphaville

      February 18, 2015

      Negative rates as global cash burn

      As Paul Krugman always likes to recount, strange things happen at the zero bound. Macroeconomics gets weird. Liquidity traps...

    3. Gavyn Davies

      January 25, 2015

      The Fed is accused of complacency

      The Federal Open Market Committee of the Federal Reserve (FOMC) will meet on Wednesday amid signs that the broad consensus...

    4. Gavyn Davies

      January 23, 2015

      Mr Draghi finally delivers

      And then there were none. On Thursday, the European Central Bank became the last of the major central banks to announce a...

    5. FT Alphaville

      December 18, 2014

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Thursday, - When the gold standard was really a dollar standard. - “As much as you think of the possibility...

    6. FT Alphaville

      December 8, 2014

      Sweden's Riksbank responds to the critics

      Back in April, Paul Krugman wrote that Swedish post-crisis central banking has been “sadomonetarism in action.” (They had...

    7. FT Alphaville

      December 4, 2014

      Did Japan actually lose any decades?

      Commentators, academics and policymakers often assert that Japan’s economic performance since the 1980s is one of the worst...

    8. Gavyn Davies

      December 1, 2014

      UK fiscal austerity - a game of two halves

      UK Chancellor George Osborne’s Autumn Statement next Wednesday will re-affirm his intention to embark on the second half of...

    9. Gavyn Davies

      November 24, 2014

      Global policy mix turns more growth friendly

      Dissatisfaction abounds in policy circles and among respected economic commentators (like Martin Wolf and Paul Krugman)...

    10. FT Alphaville

      November 11, 2014

      Raising rates mysteriously

      Paul Krugman commented this week that despite all the talk about imminent rates raises, the Fed doesn’t actually have much...

    11. October 14, 2014

      Sweden slides further into deflation

      Sweden experienced its 16th month of deflation in the past two years in September, raising the prospect of another interest...

    12. FT Alphaville

      October 7, 2014

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Tuesday, - $660 per ounce for gold? - Paul Krugman reviews Martin Wolf. - Volatility is back. (Or is it that...

    13. FT Alphaville

      October 3, 2014

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Friday, - Is France finished? Really? - That cryptic Musk tweet. - Paul Krugman explains his selection bias. -...

    14. MBA blog

      August 22, 2014

      The Piketty debate

      It is hard to recall a recent piece of academic work that has had such an immediate and fruitful impact on a public debate...

    15. Gavyn Davies

      July 10, 2014

      'Artificially' high asset prices

      Paul Krugman has written two interesting comments (here and here) on my recent “Keynesian Yellen versus Wicksellian BIS”...

    16. Money Supply

      May 29, 2014

      Piketty gives detailed response to FT criticism

      French academic Thomas Piketty has issued a detailed response to criticism by the Financial Times of his work on inequality,...

    17. Money Supply

      May 27, 2014

      Krugman gives Draghi some advice

      The European Central Bank is not exactly renowned for stoking inflation. At 0.7 per cent, price pressures are now less than...

    18. FT Alphaville

      May 16, 2014

      Charting Europe's Japanification

      Some nice charts courtesy of Credit Suisse on Friday comparing European inflationary trends with those of Japan in the...

    19. FT Alphaville

      April 30, 2014

      The funny money debate rumbles on

      Paul Krugman is puzzled why it’s suddenly news that banks have the power to create money. As he noted on his blog this week,...

    20. Gavyn Davies

      April 6, 2014

      The future for real interest rates

      The OECD pointed out last week that the ratio of public debt/GDP will reach all time historic highs in 2014, at about 120...

    21. FT Alphaville

      March 12, 2014

      Overshooting and the Fed

      This post by the FT’s US economics editor Robin Harding is cross-published from FT Money Supply. I think people are...

    22. Money Supply

      March 12, 2014

      Overshooting and the Fed

      I think people are confusing two separate questions in the recent debate about wage rises and spare capacity in the US...

    23. The World

      February 28, 2014

      'Tanks or Cars': Why Krugman is missing the point on trade deals

      Paul Krugman joins the heated debate over the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade negotiations with a column on Friday that...

    24. FT Alphaville

      February 5, 2014

      The Closer

      FURTHER FURTHER READING - Tim Duy on whether tapering is tightening. - Tyler Cowen on the CBO report, Obamacare, and...

    25. FT Alphaville

      January 23, 2014

      Attack of the killer rentiers

      Paul Krugman recounts the point that rentiers are turning into that old horror movie cliche of the killer/zombie/psychopath...

    26. FT Alphaville

      January 20, 2014

      It really is all about the Benjamins

      Here’s an interesting little side note from Joseph Abate at Barclays’ Global Rates team last week on the subject of rising...

    27. December 13, 2013

      It is time for a fun bubble in commodities

      I have been inspired by recent thoughtful comments from Lawrence Summers and Paul Krugman, the economists, on the permanent...

    28. FT Alphaville

      December 12, 2013

      Guest post: The helicopter can drop money, gather bonds or just fly away

      This a guest post by Stephanie Kelton, chair of the Department of Economics at the University of Missouri, Kansas City, who...

    29. FT Alphaville

      December 12, 2013

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Thursday, - Winter is coming, you can tell by the piles of cabbage. - Carney as Canute. - Graham and Dodd...

    30. FT Alphaville

      December 4, 2013

      Should the US raise the minimum wage? (That's not a hook. We actually don't know.)

      You can’t turn a virtual corner this week without tripping over a discussion about the US minimum wage. The case in favour...

    31. FT Alphaville

      November 18, 2013

      Summers on bubbles and secular stagnation forever

      One of the most talked about things in economic circles this weekend? Larry Summers’ speech to the IMF Research Conference...

    32. Gavyn Davies

      November 17, 2013

      The implications of secular stagnation

      One week ago at the IMF Research Conference, Larry Summers delivered a remarkable speech about secular stagnation, which he...

    33. FT Alphaville

      October 28, 2013

      London as a cheapo Hong Kong

      Does £450/sq ft really count as ‘prime’ London these days? We don’t know. But these were some interesting charts from...

    34. October 24, 2013

      Trade: Into uncharted waters

      The Tangerine Island, a bulk carrier sailing under the flag of the Marshall Islands, is moored in the Gulf of Panama after...

    35. Gavyn Davies

      October 17, 2013

      Does flat trade hurt global GDP?

      Global trade growth has stopped. Gavyn argues that this undermines global GDP growth, but The New York Times’s Paul Krugman...

    36. Off Message

      October 14, 2013

      Niall Ferguson and the magic ratio

      Niall Ferguson has written 7,400 words about himself and Paul Krugman. This afternoon, the New York Times columnist...

    37. FT Long Short

      October 14, 2013

      Nobel contradiction: Fama v Shiller

      At first, the idea that the Nobel economics prize should be shared between Eugene Fama and Robert Shiller sounds absurd –...

    38. The A-List

      October 7, 2013

      Three wrongs don't make a right

      Paul Krugman has posted an interesting and concrete analytical comment (Phantom Crises”) in reply to my October 3 op-ed in...

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