Professor, Princeton University
Paul Krugman is one of the world’s foremost economists and a Professor of Economics at Princeton University. In addition to being a Staff Member of the President’s Council of Economic Advisors, he is a New York Times OpEd columnist and the author of several books. He is recognised worldwide as a pioneer in the study of increasing returns and the founder of a groundbreaking new theory of international trade. He is also a leader in the field of economic geography.
In addition to winning the 2008 Nobel Prize for Economics, Mr Krugman’s work in economics has earned him broad acclaim from the economic press and several prestigious awards, including the John Bates Clark Medal.