Monthly Archives: May 2013

Ryan Cooper and the Fallacy of the Single Cause

“the consequences of economic devastation are very real indeed (the Greek suicide rate, for example, just hit a 50-year high)” Ryan Cooper of the Washington Monthly argues ┬áthat the national debt of the US is benign, that monetary stimulus will not create inflation and that more fiscal stimulus is needed to prevent economic devastation such […]

A review of Brad DeLong’s: SEVEN HOWLERS FROM MICHAEL KINSLEY’S VERY MISGUIDED WAR AGAINST PAUL KRUGMAN

A review of┬áSEVEN HOWLERS FROM MICHAEL KINSLEY’S VERY MISGUIDED WAR AGAINST PAUL KRUGMAN Brad DeLong uses a typically heady mix of brash partisanship, rough-and-ready characterizations, and schoolyard cheerleading in his latest attempt to discredit one who opposes his Keynesian ideals. “Paul Krugman: 6-0, 6-0, 6-0”, he declares in his self-congratulatory conclusion (Krugman being the topic […]