Ep. 75 Tax Cutting and Deregulation: It’s a Myth That These Cause Economic Growth!!

26 February 2017     |     Tom Woods     |     6

Krugman says the Trump Administration is wrong to expect economic growth in the range of 3 to 3.5 percent a year. We look at Krugman’s analysis of what does and doesn’t cause economic growth — and why he thought it was reasonable to expect 3 percent growth a year under Obama, which never happened in any year.

Krugman Column

On Economic Arrogance” (February 20, 2017)

Contra Columns

What Economic Research Says About Fiscal Austerity and Higher Tax Rates,” by Bob Murphy
Krugman’s “Gotcha” Moment Leaves Something to Be Desired,” by Dan Mitchell
Wanna Bet Some of That Nobel Money?,” by Greg Mankiw

Episodes Mentioned

Ep. 37 Our Most Brutal Takedown Yet: Krugman on the Clinton Economy
Ep. 8 Does the Economy Perform Better Under Democrats?

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