Articles by Arnold Kling
Why Our Current Budget Situation Is a Crisis
Tuesday, May 4, 2010
- There is no precedent for reducing the ratio of debt to GDP by simply growing our way out of it.
Not Your Grandfather's (or Keynes’s) Economy
Saturday, November 7, 2009
- The complexity of today's economy means that old-fashioned Keynesian policies will not restore full employment.
Regulation and the Financial Crisis: Myths and Realities
Wednesday, September 9, 2009
- Many regulatory policies were major contributors to the crisis. To proceed without examining past policies, particularly in the areas of housing and bank ...
The Problem with the Biggest Tax Break in America
Monday, June 15, 2009
- How can we cut back on employer-provided health insurance and at the same time reduce the number of households that are uninsured? We must reconceive the very ...
Would Keynes Have Supported The Stimulus Bill?
Monday, February 23, 2009
- The economists that you hear less about are those who oppose the bill because of their reading of John Maynard Keynes.
Main Street vs. Wall Street
Friday, October 3, 2008
- The financial bailout isn’t as bad as Main Street thinks. It’s worse.
Fragile by Design
Friday, July 25, 2008
- If we could start from scratch, we would not create a mortgage finance system dominated by an enormous duopoly.
The Depressive Realism Economy
Tuesday, July 15, 2008
- America’s economic self-esteem has suffered three major blows. Adapting to the new reality will take some time.
How to Fix Healthcare Delivery
Tuesday, June 17, 2008
- Imagine a system in which doctors answered to corporate management and corporate management answered to patients.