Paul Krugman

The simple analytics say that we should soak the rich, hard.

Paul Krugman is one of the preeminent economists of our time. A renowned columnist for The New York Times, Krugman won the 2008 Nobel Prize in Economics for his groundbreaking work on international trade and economic geography. In addition to the Nobel Prize, Krugman’s work in economics has earned him broad acclaim from the economic press and several prestigious awards, including the John Bates Clark medal for his work on international trade and the 2011 Gerald Loeb Award for commentary. Foreign Policy magazine named Krugman one of its 2012 Foreign Policy Top 100 Global Thinkers "for wielding his acid pen against austerity."

A gifted observer and contributor on policy and economics, he has published over 200 scholarly articles and 20 books including the most recent call to action End This Depression Now! He is also the author of the bestsellers, The Return of Depression Economics and the Crisis of 2008 and The Great Unraveling. Professor Krugman teaches economics and international affairs at Princeton University.