The New York Times Knows A Lot About Norway

The New York Times, May 13, 2009:

"Thriving Norway Provides an Economics Lesson"

The New York Times, this morning:

norway wikipedia.png

"Despite Energy Reserves, Norway Slips Into Recession"

Don't papers have an obligation to treat their subjects with consistency? I know a lot can change in week, but still! On the other hand, I was prattling on just this morning about all those nice automatic stabilizers in Europe, so maybe there are some pot/kettle issues here.


The Norwegian thing to the right is courtesy of Wikimedia.
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Conor Clarke is the editor, with Michael Kinsley, of Creative Capitalism. He was previously a fellow at The Atlantic and an editor at The Guardian. More

Conor Clarke is the editor, with Michael Kinsley, of Creative Capitalism, an economics blog that was recently published in book form by Simon and Schuster. He was previously a fellow at The Atlantic and an editor at The Guardian. He is also on Twitter.

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