Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Grading Paul Krugman

Paul Krugman has just given himself a grade of 3.5 out of 4, for his understanding of how the downturn in the economy would play out.

In my price inflation class, I give him an F, for repeated comments like this:

....there’s nothing here to suggest any reason to consider inflation a problem.


  1. Robert, kindergartners are usually graded more leniently than adults.

  2. @Heath and @anon 6:18
    I come for the analysis and stay for the comments. I continue to be amazed at the level of sophistication and insight from the user comments on your blog, Mr. Wenzel (no sarcasm).

    If its not proprietary information, would you be inclined to create a brief article regarding the visitors of your site? I'm curious about the size of the EPJ community.