- Name: Paul Krugman
- Born: 02/28/1953 (67 years old)
Paul Robin Krugman (/ listen /) KRUUG-mən; born February 28, 1953) is an American economist who is the Distinguished Professor of Economics at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, and a columnist for The New York Times. In 2008, Krugman was awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for his contributions to New Trade Theory and New Economic Geography. The Prize Committee cited Krugman’s work explaining the patterns of international trade and the geographic distribution of economic activity, by examining the effects of economies of scale and of consumer preferences for diverse goods and services.
Birth Name: Paul Robin Krugman
Awards: John Bates Clark Medal, Princess of Asturias Awards, Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences
School: Yale University (BA), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MA, PhD)
Alias: Paul Robin Krugman
Birth Place: Albany, New York, U.S.
Paul Krugman quotes :
I admit it: I had fun watching right-wingers go wild as health reform finally became law.Paul Krugman