Monthly Archives: January 2016

Larry Summers: ‘An isolated Japan will fall further behind’ (huh?)

In an interview with the Financial Times, “Larry Summers:’An isolated Japan will fall further behind’, Larry Summers stated, “I worry that an isolated Japan is going to be a Japan that falls further behind.”   Fall further behind whom? I used OECD … Continue reading

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Krugman reviews The Rise and Fall of American Growth

Paul Krugman wrote a good review of Robert Gordon’s The Rise and Fall of American Growth: The U.S. Standard of Living since the Civil War in The New York Times today. I haven’t read the book yet but have read Gordon’s … Continue reading

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