Saturday, May 12, 2012

A Quiz

For any reader who takes an interest in the frequent debates over Krugman here, especially WB.

(1) Overall opinion of Paul Krugman as a diagnostician and prescriber of economic policies for the US and Europe.

(2) Primary reason for agreeing/disagreeing with PK. Some possibilities to follow.

(3) His policies would help/hurt everybody, including those he wants to help.

(4) His policies would help/hurt those who behaved properly, and hurt/help those who behaved badly.

(5) His policies would help/hurt me individually.

(6) His policies would help/hurt my family, professional group, or nation.

(7) There is/is not a fundamental intellectual flaw in his economic analysis. Specify.

(8) Other. Explain.