New Yorker Profile of Paul Krugman Post author By Philip Lane Post date February 22, 2010 The profile article is here. Categories In Economics Tags Paul Krugman 4 Comments on New Yorker Profile of Paul Krugman ← Honohan: “The intertwined recent experience of the Irish and UK economies” → Cormac on famine 4 replies on “New Yorker Profile of Paul Krugman” “..insofar as he paid any attention to people outside that tribe, his enemy was stupid pseudo-economists who didn’t understand what they were talking about but who, with attention-grabbing titles and simplistic ideas, persuaded lots of powerful people to listen to them…” Thankfully we don’t have any economist who would write books with attention grabbing titles here .. Interesting both for what is emphasised and not mentioned at all. Still no awareness of what he has helped to foist on the world. It sems he is the acceptable face of economics nowadays in the USA. Bernanke and Goldspan? http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2010/02/guest-post-economist-with-financial-services-committee-for-eleven-years-assisting-with-oversight-of-the-fed-may-lend-some-support-to-ron-pauls-questions.html The Fed? Watergate and Iraq? Why is this coming out now? To help drop markets? http://www.risk.net/risk-magazine/feature/1498135/revealed-goldman-sachs-mega-deal-greece Italy is said to have been ahead of Greece at this game, by a decade! Hmmmm…. implications for Ireland? Comments are closed.