Making Sen$e

  • June 20, 2012    

    Continuing our profile of economist Paul Krugman, we turn to a topic in the news today: the Federal Reserve. On Monday, remember, we featured Krugman on European austerity, with a response from Jacob Kirekegaard of the Peterson Institute for International … Continue reading

  • June 20, 2012    

    Continuing our profile of economist Paul Krugman, we turn to a topic in the news today: the Federal Reserve. On Monday, remember, we featured Krugman on European austerity, with a response from Jacob Kirekegaard of the Peterson Institute for International … Continue reading

  • June 19, 2012    

    This week we’re profiling one of the more prolific, public and controversial economists — Paul Krugman. We couldn’t fit everything of interest into one piece, so over the next few days we’re rescuing some of his arguments from the cutting … Continue reading

  • June 19, 2012    

    This week we’re profiling one of the more prolific, public and controversial economists — Paul Krugman. We couldn’t fit everything of interest into one piece, so over the next few days we’re rescuing some of his arguments from the cutting … Continue reading

  • June 19, 2012  

    Paul Solman reports on one African-American family’s year-long mission to shop only at black-owned businesses. Part of his Making Sen$e of financial news series, Solman speaks with the family about their “Empowerment Experiment,” and looks at some of the challenges African American entrepreneurs face. Continue reading

  • June 18, 2012    

    Welcome to “Paul Krugman Week” here on Making Sen$e. We’ll be devoting the next five days to excerpts from our extensive interview with him a few weeks ago at his home in Princeton, N.J., plus parts of a public interview … Continue reading

  • June 18, 2012    

    Welcome to “Paul Krugman Week” here on Making Sen$e. We’ll be devoting the next five days to excerpts from our extensive interview with him a few weeks ago at his home in Princeton, N.J., plus parts of a public interview … Continue reading

  • June 18, 2012  

    Amid a tough economy, economist and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman has probably captured as much attention — and notoriety — as anyone else in his field. Part of his Making Sen$e of financial news series, Paul Solman speaks with Krugman whose new book “End This Depression Now” suggests some radical policy-making. Continue reading

  • June 15, 2012    

    Photo by Philip Taylor PT via Flickr Creative Commons. Paul Solman answers questions from the NewsHour audience on business and economic news here on his Making Sen$e page. Here is Friday’s query: Name: Jason Copping Question: Has the U.S. ever … Continue reading

  • June 15, 2012    

    Photo by Philip Taylor PT via Flickr Creative Commons. Paul Solman frequently answers questions from the NewsHour audience on business and economic news on his Making Sen$e page. Here is Friday’s query: Name: Jason Copping Question: Has the U.S. ever … Continue reading