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Paul Krugman

Another Chinese news outlet falls victim to satire, fooled on fake Krugman report

Economist Paul Krugman, who is not broke. Photo: Xinhua

A sardonic piece taking a snub at America’s high-priest of Keynesianism was published by satirical news website The Daily Currant last week. 

Tuesday, 12 March, 2013, 9:37am 2 comments

Question of credibility

At a time when global markets are facing new uncertainties every few days, it is important we look at the facts carefully. One of the biggest news is Standard & Poor's downgrade of the United States credit rating, but experts feel there is a lot of over-reaction.

19 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

The past is gone - spending HK's cash won't bring it back

Consequently, while both Singapore and Shanghai were aggressively expanding their positions as international maritime hubs, if Hong Kong continued to do nothing, ultimately it would lose its status as a global maritime centre, [they] said.

SCMP, Nov 27

30 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Cutting off garment supplies from China will leave the US naked

'But Mr [United States Federal Reserve chairman Alan] Greenspan poured cold water on the idea that a revaluation [of the yuan] would shrink the record [US] trade deficit. Instead, it will mean that suppliers will turn to other countries such as Malaysia or Thailand for cheap textiles and other goods that China now supplies, he said.'

SCMP, May 22

24 May 2005 - 12:00am

The Great Unravelling

The Great Unravelling

by Paul Krugman

Penguin $144

12 Dec 2004 - 12:00am

Keynote speaker withdraws

State Councillor Wu Yi has been replaced by former United States trade representative Charlene Barshefsky as a keynote speaker at next week's Pacific Economic Co-operation Council (PECC) conference.

A PECC spokesman said: 'Madam Wu is not coming because she has to attend an urgent meeting back in China.'

22 Nov 2001 - 12:00am

Krugman retracts slur against Soros, Brazil central banker

Prominent Massachusetts Institute of Technology economist Paul Krugman has been forced to withdraw allegations billionaire speculator George Soros traded on inside information obtained from the president of Brazil's central bank, Arminio Fraga.

19 Feb 1999 - 12:00am

Krugman forecasts fall in US growth amid Asian recovery

Paul Krugman, professor of economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, yesterday cast grave doubts about the United States economy's ability to maintain its present growth rate while delivering an upbeat assessment of Asia's capacity to recover.

26 Mar 1998 - 12:00am