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Paul Krugman
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Krugman in 2008
Born February 28, 1953 (1953-02-28) (age 67)
Institution City University of New York
Princeton University
London School of Economics
Field International economics
School or
Keynesian economics
New Keynesian macroeconomics
Alma mater Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Yale University
Rüdiger Dornbusch
Influences Avinash Dixit
Rudi Dornbusch
John Maynard Keynes
Paul Samuelson
Joseph Stiglitz
Contributions International trade theory
New trade theory
New economic geography
Awards John Bates Clark Medal (1991)
Princess of Asturias Awards (2004)
Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (2008)
Information at IDEAS / RePEc

Paul Robin Krugman (born February 28, 1953) is an American academic, economist, writer and 2008 winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics.

Early life

Krugman was born in New York, New York.

He was awarded B.A. in economics from Yale University in 1974. He earned a Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 1977.


From 1982 to 1983, he spent a year working at the Reagan White House as a staff member of the Council of Economic Advisers.

He has taught at Yale, MIT, University of California, the London School of Economics, and Stanford University and Princeton University.

The Nobel Prize in Economics was awarded to Krugman in 2008.

In a summary based on writings by and about Santayana, OCLC/WorldCat lists roughly 470+ works in 1,500+ publications in 24 languages and 44,600+ library holdings.

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