Paul Krugman , recipient of the 2008 Nobel Prize in Economics and best-selling author, has been a columnist at The New York Times for twenty years. A Distinguished Professor at City University of New York, he lives in New York City.
Paul Krugman , recipient of the 2008 Nobel Prize in Economics and best-selling author, has been a columnist at The New York Times for twenty years. A Distinguished Professor at City University of New York, he lives in New York City. See less
The following is a personality profile of Paul Krugman based on his work.
Paul Krugman is shrewd, inner-directed and can be perceived as indirect.
He is unconcerned with art, he is less concerned with artistic or creative activities than most people who participated in our surveys. He is intermittent as well: he has a hard time sticking with difficult tasks for a long period of time. But, Paul Krugman is also imaginative: he has a wild imagination.
More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for modernity.
He is relatively unconcerned with both tradition and taking pleasure in life. He cares more about making his own path than following what others have done. And he prefers activities with a purpose greater than just personal enjoyment.
Krugman's book is less an auto-biographical account of how he came to hold certain liberal views and much more a brilliant short essay on the nature of economics and its anthropogenic basis. In ... Read More
The Return of Depression Economics and the Crisis of 2008
Very accessible explanation of last several years of world economy, what has happened to other countries when they have experienced severe recessions and how they have recovered (or not), what is ... Read More
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