Who is Paul Krugman?
Paul Krugman is one of the key figures of the 21st century Economics. Nobel Laureate in Economics, he is one of the most renowned intellectuals on the global scene.
What can you expect from a conference with Paul Krugman?
In his lectures, Paul Krugman addresses the impact of the financial crisis and the geopolitical implications of economic downturns. He also examines strategic relations around the world and the financial situation of countries and regions to find structural solutions to these problems.
What has been his professional career? How has he contributed to society?
Since the year 2000, he has written a blog-column for the New York Times for which he received the Gerald Loeb Award in 2011. He has also published in media such as Fortune, The Harvard Business Review, Foreign Policy and The Economist.
His main works deal with finance and international trade. In this field he has created, among others, concepts such as "new economic geography" or "new trade theory", which changed the way of understanding world trade flows. He is also an expert in new economics and the economies of America and Japan.
Krugman has also been a member of the White House Council of Economic Advisors under President Ronald Reagan, advisor to the World Bank, the IMF, the Trilateral Commission, and the UN.
He teaches economics and international affairs at Princeton University. Previously, he also taught at Yale, Stanford, MIT, and Harvard.
Publications and collaborations
He has written over two hundred articles and twenty-one books, academic as well as books for the general public. His International Economics: Theory & Policy is one of the leading popular books on the subject. Other works such as The Great Unraveling: Losing Our Way in the New Century and The Return of Depression Economics have been bestsellers.
His work has been awarded by the highest recognitions such as the Nobel Prize in Economics in 2008 or the Prince of Asturias Prize for Social Sciences in 2004. He also received the prestigious John Bates Clark Medal, awarded to economists under 40 years of age who have already achieved excellence in their work.
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