Jason Furmanomics

As described by his former colleague, Jared Bernstein.

By Ezra Klein May 28, 2013

Obama’s plan: Push Republicans off the fiscal cliff

After promising in 2008 to bring about a new era of cooperation in Washington, Obama is campaigning in 2012 knowing that, if reelected, he will start his second term with a brutal, economy-shaking showdown with Republicans over spending and taxes.

By Ezra Klein October 18, 2012

What ‘Obamanomics’ got wrong

The tough question is the one that comes next: Assume the Obama administration had perfect foresight in 2009. What could they have done differently, and how much would it have mattered?

By Ezra Klein October 2, 2012