More on Krugman's Nobel. His essay upon development economics.
Krugman himself explains his work that led to the prize.
Yes, it really is all obvious or trivial: but only after someone has explained it.
On Blog Action Day, using Adam Smith to explain poverty.
Again for the day, some ideas on what we might do about poverty.
You can't trust government statistics and you can't trust the way they present them.
And finally, possibly the best newspaper in the country.