Paul Krugman Biography

Paul Robin Krugman is an American economist, Professor of Economics and International Affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University, Centenary Professor at the London School of Economics, Distinguished Scholar at the Luxembourg Income Study Center at the CUNY Graduate Center, and an op-ed columnist for The New York Times. In 2008, Krugman won the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for his contributions to New Trade Theory and New Economic Geography. According to the prize Committee, the prize was given for Krugman's work explaining the patterns of international trade and the geographic concentration of wealth, by examining the effects of economies of scale and of consumer preferences for diverse goods and services.

Krugman is known in academia for his work on international economics, liquidity traps, and currency crises. Krugman is ranked among the most influential economic thinkers in the US.

Krugman has written over 20 books, including scholarly works, textbooks and books for a more general audience, and has published over 200 scholarly articles in professional journals and edited volumes. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Paul Krugman
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Economist, Author, Commentator, Journalist, Professor, Actor
Ethnicity:
Jewish people
Date of Birth:
February 28, 1953 (68)
Astrological Sign:
Pisces
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