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Monthly Archives: April 2013

Paul Krugman, won the Nobel in Economics several years ago for his work mainly in international trade.  He is an economics professor both at Princeton and at the London Scho0l of Economics, as well as a noted New York Times op-ed columnist.  Here,  Krugman asks why there is so little political clamor for tariffs and quotas […]

On Monday, we had Dr. Steven Sheffrin here to talk about our national government’s debt and our annual deficits that add to that debt.  He mentioned that other countries seem to get in trouble with creditors when their debt to GDP ratio gets to about 90%.  Well, after listening to this little story on NPR’s […]

As you know, Monday, Steve Sheffrin will talk to the class about “Deficits and Debt.”  Take a look at this April 10th Times-Picayune op-ed article on Jindahl’s plan to eliminate the income tax and replace it with a sales tax.  Sheffrin co-wrote the piece with Tim Ryan, Economics Professor and former Chancellor of UNO, and […]

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