Ep. 28 Income Mobility Really Does Exist, Paul Krugman

26 March 2016     |     Tom Woods     |     15

We managed to dig out some economics from yet another standard Krugman attack on the Republican Party. This time it’s his skepticism about the existence of very much income mobility in America. We’ll say this: if government programs had the record of success in this area that the (hampered) market economy has, Krugman would never let us hear the end of it.

Krugman Column

On Invincible Ignorance” (March 21, 2016)

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Contra Columns

U.S. Economic Mobility: The Dream and the Data,” by Leila Bengali and Mary Daly
The Impact of Taxes on Income Mobility,” by Mario Alloza
Krugman in the 1 Percent,” by Michael Tanner
Look at the Growth We’d Get from Less Government,” by Bob Murphy

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What’s Wrong with the Poverty Numbers,” by Bob Murphy (PDF)

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