Jeffrey Madrick

Jeff Madrick is the author of The End Of Affluence and the editor of Challenge magazine.

Recent Articles

The Unraveler

The Great Unraveling: Losing Our Way in the New Century
By Paul Krugman, W.W. Norton & Company, 462 pages, $25.95

Behind the Numbers: Spin Cycle

Supply-siders point to economic growth during the 1980s as a vindication of Reaganomics. But adjusting for the business cycle shows that the real rate of productivity growth has been the same over the past three decades.

Behind the Numbers: The Treadmill Economy

Even before the swooning of the Dow, the current economic expansion was less robust than it appeared. Is this a new economy? Or just people working harder to stay in place?