Skip to comments.Columnist Paul Krugman Wins Nobel Economics Prize
Posted on 10/13/2008 5:48:12 AM PDT by kidd
STOCKHOLM, Sweden - Paul Krugman, the Princeton University scholar and New York Times columnist, won the Nobel economic prize Monday for his analysis of how economies of scale can affect trade patterns and the location of economic activity.
Krugman has been a harsh critic of the Bush administration and the Republican Party in The New York Times, where he writes a regular column and has a blog called "Conscience of a Liberal."
He has come out forcefully against John McCain during the economic meltdown, saying the Republican candidate is "more frightening now than he was a few weeks ago" and earlier that the GOP has become "the party of stupid."
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Research on International trade is what he won it for. His research in that area is top notch. His columns are another matter entirely, but in the area of economics he is highly regarded.
Paul Krugman Wins Nobel Prize in Economics
Posted on 10/13/2008 4:38:28 AM PDT by Kozman
Paul Krugman, nobel laureate. How old was Milton Friedman before he was recognized? And to add insult to injury, the moist-eyed Krugman left us with the horrific image of how he was informed of the prize: “I was stark naked and about to step into the shower....” It makes you shudder that such a mediocrity is put in the same class as the great Milty.