Annie Lowrey

Annie Lowrey, formerly Slate’s Moneybox columnist, is economic policy reporter for the New York Times.

Moneybox
June 8 2011 6:56 PMHappy 10th Birthday, Bush Tax Cuts!You've been a failure in every conceivable way.
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May 31 2011 5:51 PMThe Rent Isn't Too Damn HighWhy it's good news that more Americans are renting rather than buying homes.
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May 26 2011 5:57 PMYour Commute Is Killing YouLong commutes cause obesity, neck pain, loneliness, divorce, stress, and insomnia.
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May 20 2011 5:49 PMLinkedIn Is Worth $9 Billion?How the year's hottest IPO is fueling speculation about a new tech bubble.
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May 16 2011 6:19 PMAbolish the Debt Ceiling! It's a pointless, dangerous historical relic.
Technology
May 12 2011 5:44 PMPay by PhoneIn Europe and Asia, smart phones act like credit cards. How soon until that technology comes to America?
Moneybox
May 10 2011 2:37 PMLet in the Super-Immigrants!The best way to improve the U.S. economy fast is to poach entrepreneurs from the rest of the world. So why do we make it so difficult for them to immigrate?
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May 5 2011 4:46 PMDon't Build Schools in AfghanistanThe real lesson of the Three Cups of Tea scandal.
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April 28 2011 6:17 PMHow Much Is a Princess Worth?Is the royal family good for the British economy or a drain on it?
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April 26 2011 1:50 PMBernanke Meets the PressThe Fed chairman is holding the first scheduled press conference in Fed history tomorrow. Will he say anything?
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April 21 2011 6:00 PMThe Great Global Freakout of 2011Imagining the worst-case scenario if the United States even comes close to defaulting on its debt.
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April 18 2011 3:09 PMS&P to USA: Get Serious What does it mean for S&P to have a "negative outlook" on America's credit rating?
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April 13 2011 4:13 PMDo Computers Cost Too Little? The surprisingly complicated economic debate about how much, exactly, our technology is worth to us.
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April 8 2011 3:37 PMThe Shutdown EconomyIf the government shuts down, can I still get a home loan? And other possible ways the shutdown could affect the economy.
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April 6 2011 6:35 PMTaxing Our PatiencePaul Ryan's budget plan shows why we need to raise taxes, not cut them. 
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June 2 2011 6:38 PMNo Worse Than ExpectedSure, the economy is bad. But at least it's meeting expectations.
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May 27 2011 5:17 PMSticker Price 101Why can't the government make it easier to compare college costs?
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May 25 2011 5:29 PMStill French, Not MaleWhy Christine Lagarde is the best candidate to lead the IMF—for now.
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May 18 2011 6:07 PMMy Money Is Cooler Than YoursWhy the new electronic currency Bitcoin is a favorite of libertarian hipsters and criminals.
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May 16 2011 3:42 PMDominique Strauss-Kahn's Lavish Life How does a socialist public servant pay for $3,000-a-night hotel suites and first-class flights?
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May 11 2011 5:35 PMIs College a Rotten Investment?Why student loans are not like subprime mortgages.
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May 6 2011 2:59 PMPutting the Squeeze on Jobless BenefitsIt's the wrong time to cut unemployment benefits, so why are Republican-run states doing it anyway?
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May 2 2011 6:32 PMThe $25 Million ManDid the government's huge reward help nail Bin Laden?
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April 28 2011 2:06 PMBernanke's Do-Nothing PlanThe Fed chairman's grand scheme not to do anything about unemployment, GDP growth, and gas prices.
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April 30 2011 7:09 AMThis Waiter Doesn't Need a TipHow restaurants will use tablet computers to replace servers.
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April 19 2011 2:36 PMHeading for a McRecovery?McDonald's plan to hire 50,000 people in one day and what it says about America's economic prospects.
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April 15 2011 5:10 PMCan I Get a Receipt for That?An idealistic—and probably hopeless—plan to educate Americans about the budget by sending them itemized "tax receipts."
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April 16 2011 6:42 AMThe Do-Nothing PlanHow Congress can balance the budget in eight years by literally doing nothing. This is not a joke.
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April 7 2011 6:37 PMModel MisbehaviorWhy Paul Ryan's budget numbers don't add up.
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April 4 2011 7:03 PMHealthy CompetitionCan the U.S. health care system be improved with a $3 million prize?

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