Paul Krugman, Professor of Economics, Princeton University

Date: 
Thu, 02/15/2007
Location: 
12:00 - 1:30 PM, by invitation

Each Thursday, the LAPA fellows meet with a member of the Princeton faculty to discuss what that faculty member is working on at the moment. It is one of the ways that fellows get to see what is going on at Princeton, and it is one of the ways that Princeton faculty get to meet the LAPA fellows. Attendance at the lunch is by invitation only.

Paul Krugman is Professor of Economics at Princeton University. He received his B.A. from Yale and his Ph.D. from MIT. Prior to taking his current position, he taught at Yale, Stanford, and MIT. He also spent a year on the staff of the Council of Economic Advisers in 1982-3. His research is mainly in the areas of international trade, where he is one of the founders of the “new trade theory” with its focus on increasing returns and imperfect competition, and international finance, where he has worked on such issues as currency crises. In 1991, Krugman received the American Economic Association’s John Bates Clark Medal, a prize given every two years to an economist under 40. In addition to teaching and academic research, Krugman writes extensively for non-technical audiences, and is a regular op-ed columnist for the New York Times.

Each Thursday, the LAPA fellows meet with a member of the Princeton faculty to discuss what that faculty member is working on at the moment. It is one of the ways that fellows get to see what is going on at Princeton, and it is one of the ways that Princeton faculty get to meet the LAPA fellows. Attendance at the lunch is by invitation only.