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The economics commentariat and no small part of the political debate have been consumed recently with the controversy surrounding the work of my Harvard colleagues (and friends) Carmen Reinhart and Ken Rogoff. Their work had been widely interpreted as...
Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 17 - 23, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SATURDAY Good Morning America (N) 7 a.m. KABC McLaughlin Group (N) 6:30 p.m. KCET SUNDAY The Chris Matthews Show...
As his second term begins, President Barack Obama is in his comfort zone, surrounded by loyal lieutenants. What a contrast to the captivating candidate of 2008, who told Time Magazine's Joe Klein that as president he would be surrounded "by people who...
On April 15, everyone's in favor of tax reform. Nobody can survive the ordeal of preparing a federal income tax return without concluding that there must be a simpler, fairer way to pay for the federal government. And so — as inevitably as death...
Top of the TicketTim Geithner and Lawrence Summers warned Obama about the dangers of Energy Secy. Stephen Chu's loan program vetting process....
The World Bank passed a big test in December when Congress quietly approved its request for additional funding, part of the development group's first general capital increase in more than 20 years. During a time of fiscal stress and partisan gridlock, the...
Americans lost one of their few true friends in Washington this fall when economist William Niskanen shuffled off this mortal coil at age 78. You probably don’t recognize his name, and that’s unfortunate; he worked hard to get Washington to...
Your recent article ("Democrats press Obama on jobs tour" Aug 15) lists the people on President Obama's economic team who have come and gone: Larry Summers, Christina Romer, Paul Volker, Peter Orszag, Jared Bernstein and Austan Goolsbee. Only Ben Bernanke...
After Pearl Harbor, President Franklin D. Roosevelt's presidency changed. As he put it in 1943, "Dr. New Deal" had to be replaced by "Dr. Win the War." It was a colossal policy switch, but it wasn't an extreme makeover politically. He was still the same...
Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner has signaled to White House officials that he's considering leaving the administration after President Barack Obama reaches an agreement with Congress to raise the federal debt limit, according to three people...
Austan Goolsbee, President Barack Obama's chief economic adviser, is leaving the administration and returning to the University of Chicago Booth School of Business to teach. The announcement from the White House late Monday comes at a time when the U.S....
L.A. Times Tech BlogSquare, the mobile payments start-up from Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey, has added former U.S. Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers to its board of directors. Until late last year, Summers served as President Barack Obama's chief economic adviser, and was...
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