Paul Krugman

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Paul Robin Krugman ( (listen) KRUUG-mən; born February 28, 1953) is an American economist and public intellectual, who is Distinguished Professor of Economics at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, and a columnist for The New York Times. In 2008, Krugman was the winner of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for his contributions to New Trade Theory and New Economic Geography. The Prize Committee cited Krugman's work explaining the patterns of international trade and the geographic distribution of economic activity, by examining the effects of economies of scale and of consumer preferences for diverse goods and services.Krugman was previously a professor of economics at MIT, and later at Princeton University. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul Krugman has received more than 3,190,872 page views. His biography is available in 74 different languages on Wikipedia. Paul Krugman is the 90th most popular economist (up from 114th in 2019), the 1,198th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,537th in 2019) and the 25th most popular Economist.

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Among economists, Paul Krugman ranks 90 out of 315Before him are Thomas Mun, Leonid Hurwicz, Edmund Phelps, Cornelius Castoriadis, Gérard Debreu, and Richard Stone. After him are Eugen Dühring, Lawrence Klein, Hermann Heinrich Gossen, Merton Miller, George Akerlof, and János Kornai.

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Among people born in 1953, Paul Krugman ranks 46Before him are Daniel Passarella, Kitarō, Ron Jeremy, Bill Pullman, Tess Gerritsen, and Felix Magath. After him are Alisher Usmanov, Jean-Marie Pfaff, Grand Duchess Maria Vladimirovna of Russia, Roberto Bolaño, Toomas Hendrik Ilves, and Lenín Moreno.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Paul Krugman ranks 1,198 out of 18,182Before him are Etta James (1938), Joe Satriani (1956), Elizabeth Montgomery (1933), Andrew Garfield (1983), Morgan Fairchild (1950), and Fred Trump (1905). After him are Avery Brundage (1887), Andrew S. Tanenbaum (1944), Philip Seymour Hoffman (1967), Pete Seeger (1919), J. K. Simmons (1955), and Vincente Minnelli (1903).

Among ECONOMISTS In United States

Among economists born in United States, Paul Krugman ranks 25Before him are James M. Buchanan (1919), Murray Rothbard (1926), Charles Cooley (1864), Richard Thaler (1945), Harry Markowitz (1927), and Edmund Phelps (1933). After him are Lawrence Klein (1920), Merton Miller (1923), George Akerlof (1940), Douglas McGregor (1906), Alan Greenspan (1926), and William Nordhaus (1941).

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