Once bitten by the goldbug, it's hard to listen to reason. Photo: Bloomberg Once bitten by the goldbug, it's hard to listen to reason. Photo: Bloomberg
Once bitten by the goldbug, it's hard to listen to reason. Photo: Bloomberg
Paul Krugman
Opinion

Opinion

Paul Krugman

Supporters of the gold standard are usually set in their ways

Conservative thought in America pushes the gold standard as the cure for all financial ills, no matter how wrong it proves to be

Once bitten by the goldbug, it's hard to listen to reason. Photo: Bloomberg Once bitten by the goldbug, it's hard to listen to reason. Photo: Bloomberg
Once bitten by the goldbug, it's hard to listen to reason. Photo: Bloomberg
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Paul Krugman

Paul Krugman

Paul Krugman is a professor of economics and international affairs at Princeton University and an op-ed columnist for The New York Times. Krugman received the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 2008 for his work on international trade patterns.