Easy Useless Economics

So all this talk about structural unemployment isn't about
facing up to our real problems; it's about avoiding them,
and taking the easy, useless way out. Full Story »

Posted by Manfred Ostrowski - via Paul Krugman, New York Times (Most Emailed), New York Times (Opinion)
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Subjects: U.S., Business
Topics: U.S. Economy, Jobs
Member Tags: labor and jobs, united states economy, recession and depression, unemployment insurance, john keynes, unemployment
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Posted by: Posted by Manfred Ostrowski - May 10, 2012 - 7:31 PM PDT
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Edited by: Manfred Ostrowski - May 11, 2012 - 3:20 AM PDT

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Patrick McGuire
4.6
by Patrick McGuire - May. 12, 2012

The article poses very interesting opinion into what is wrong with the unemployment. Although Krugman attacks the structuralists, his solution is government spending but he does nothing to show how this will help. if anything, he brings up points that I would like to see opponents of this viewpoints bring up.

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Manfred Ostrowski
4.1
by Manfred Ostrowski - May. 11, 2012
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Randy Morrow
4.3
by Randy Morrow - May. 13, 2012

All of this strongly suggests that we’re suffering not from the teething pains of some kind of structural transition that must gradually run its course but rather from an ... More »

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