Ep. 10 Terrorism Creates Jobs
Krugman’s commentary on the Paris attacks is partly correct, with the usual nonsense thrown in. Even better his is blog post earlier this week, assessing whether there might be good economic effects from the terrorist attack if the French government spends enough money in response. That kind of analysis is why Contra Krugman exists, folks.
Scott Horton joins us this week.
About the Guest
“Fearing Fear Itself” (November 16, 2015)
Krugman Blog Post
“Terrorists and Aliens” (November 17, 2015)
Related Krugman Item
“Reckonings; After the Horror” (September 14, 2001)
“Apocalypse Not, Krugman”
“Krugman on National Security State: ‘He’s Normal,’” by Bob Murphy
“Lost on the ‘Dark Side’ in Syria,” by Alastair Crooke
“Austerity in Europe Does Not Mean Massive Spending Cuts,” by Veronique de Rugy
“Austerity: The Relative Effects of Tax Increases versus Spending Cuts,” by Veronique de Rugy
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