Paul Smalera

Krugman says Thoma’s right, except when he’s wrong

July 26, 2011

By Paul Smalera
The opinions expressed are his own.

Reuters invited leading economists to reply to Mark Thoma’s Op-Ed on the “great divide” in economics and will be publishing the responses. Below is a recap of Paul Krugman’s reply in the New York Times.   Here are responses from Roger MartinAshwin Parameswaran, James HamiltonDean Baker and Lawrence Summers.

Raw audio: Cantor describes Obama walking out of debt talks

July 14, 2011

On Wednesday evening House Republican Leader Eric Cantor described to reporters* an abrupt end to debt ceiling talks at the White House. Cantor tells reporters that President Obama “walked out” and appeared “very agitated, seemingly.”