Paul Krugman

/Paul Krugman

Stone Center Senior Scholar
Distinguished Professor of Economics
The Graduate Center, CUNY

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. 

Areas of Expertise




Labor Markets

Economic Policy

Featured Work

At a Graduate Center event, Paul Krugman and Former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen discuss the origins of the 2008 financial crisis and new concerns about U.S. economic health.

Selected Work

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