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Paul Krugman

Paul Krugman    • Core Faculty, Stone Center on Socio-Economic Inequality
    • Distinguished Professor of Economics, Graduate Center - CUNY
    • LIS Senior Scholar

Paul Krugman is a Distinguished Professor at the City University of New York’s Graduate Center, a core faculty member at the Stone Center on Socio-Economic Inequality, a LIS Senior Scholar, and an op-ed columnist for The New York Times. He previously taught at MIT, Stanford, and Princeton. He is the author or co-author of many academic papers and numerous books aimed at both professional and general audiences, including Market Structure and Foreign Trade, Geography and Trade, and The Return of Depression Economics.
In recognition of his work on international trade and economic geography, Krugman received the John Bates Clark award of the American Economic Association in 1991, the Prince of Asturias award for social sciences in 2004, and the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 2008.
He is best known to the general public as an op-ed columnist and blogger for The New York Times. In 2011, his blog, "The Conscience of a Liberal," was ranked number one of The 25 Best Financial Blogs by Time Magazine. He has 4.5 million Twitter followers. 

Selected Publications


Krugman, Paul R., Kathryn M. Dominquez, and Kenneth Rogoff. "It's baaack: Japan's slump and the return of the liquidity trap." Brookings Papers on Economic Activity (1998): 137-205.

Eggertsson, Gauti B., and Paul Krugman. "Debt, deleveraging, and the liquidity trap: A fisher-minsky-koo approach." The Quarterly Journal of Economics (2012)

Krugman, Paul. "Increasing Returns and Economic Geography." The Journal of Political Economy (1991)

Krugman, Paul. "Scale economies, product differentiation, and the pattern of trade." The American Economic Review

Krugman, Paul. “A Model of Balance-of-payments Crises.” Journal of Money, Credit and Banking (1979)

Krugman, Paul. "Balance sheets, the transfer problem, and financial crises." International finance and financial crises. Springer Netherlands (1999)