Paul Krugman is professor of economics and international affairs at Princeton University and op-ed columnist for The New York Times. He is also the Centenary Professor at the London School of Economics.
Since 1988, Krugman has written extensively for non-economists, including a monthly column, “The Dismal Science,” for the on-line magazine Slate. Krugman served on the faculty of MIT from 1979 until 1999; his last post there was as Ford International Professor of Economics. He has also taught at Yale and Stanford Universities, and from 1982 to 1983, during the Reagan Administration, he was the senior international economist for the President’s Council of Economic Advisers. He is a fellow of the Econometric Society, a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, and a member of the Group of Thirty. He has been a consultant to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, the United Nations, and the European Commission, as well as to several countries including Portugal and the Philippines.
In 1991, he received the John Bates Clark Medal from the American Economic Association, an award given every two years to the top economist under the age of 40. He was named columnist of the year for 2002 by Editor and Publisher. In 2004 he won the Asturias Award, often called the European Pulitzer, given by the King of Spain.
Krugman is the author or editor of 20 books and more than 200 professional journal articles. The paperback edition of his hardcover bestseller, The Great Unraveling: Losing Our Way in the New Century, a collection of his columns and other writings, is now available. He and his wife, Robin Wells, have also written a college textbook about economics.