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Post-Modern Economics: The Return of Depression Economics by Paul Krugman

The Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics

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07/30/2014Shawn Ritenour
 

Volume 3, No. 1 (Spring 2000)

 

While damning the free market with the faintest of praise, Krugman’s book provides us with an excellent example of why it is so important to get the analysis right before prescribing policy solutions for an economic problem. In Krugman’s case, bad analysis leads to bad policy recommendations. 

 
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Shawn Ritenour, a Fellow of the Mises Institute, and former Mises Research Fellow, teaches economics at Grove City College and is the author of Foundations of Economics: A Christian View.

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