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EconomicPolicyJournal.com: Key Snippets From Paul Krugman’s Interview With Tyler Cowen

Posted by M. C. Fox on October 11, 2018

A moment of self discovery. This guy is a Nobel winner. (So were Yassir Arrafat and Obama, both for the peace prize. But that is another story).

http://www.economicpolicyjournal.com/2018/10/key-snippets-from-paul-krugmans.html#more

Recently, Tyler Cowen sat down to interview Paul Krugman.  Here are actual key snippets from Krugman replies to Cowen questions:

COWEN: The New York Times recently referred to a new movement. They called it “hipster antitrust.” The notion, for instance, that maybe Amazon was bad for a more general commercial ecosystem of publishing and retail. Do you have an opinion on hipster antitrust?

KRUGMAN: [sighs] We need something. I haven’t actually looked at the hipster antitrust…

COWEN: Let me throw out a number of ways we might do that, and tell me what you think. Universal basic income.

KRUGMAN: I’m still debating with myself over UBI…
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COWEN: Ending the war on drugs and moving to either decriminalization or legalization. Would it help our cities or hurt them?

KRUGMAN: It probably would help, but I’ve put in no thought at all on drugs. I’ve just done no homework. Read the rest of this entry »

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