Daily Archives: November 12, 2019

Deepankar Basu, economics, writes a column where he suggests several things that can be done to respond to the slowing economy in India.

Deepankar Basu, economics, writes a column where he suggests several things that can be done to respond to the slowing economy in India. He says increasing wages for some workers, expanding the country’s food subsidy and boosting public investment would kickstart the investment cycle in the country and ease supply constraints. (Hindustan Times, 11/10/19)

A fact-checking column in The New York Times looks at the various claims made by political candidates about the overall costs and benefits of Medicare for All.

A fact-checking column in The New York Times looks at the various claims made by political candidates about the overall costs and benefits of Medicare for All. The story notes that Gerald C. Friedman, economics, has estimated that a single-payer system would cost about $24 trillion. (New York Times, 11/9/19)