Jump to navigation Jump to paul krugman bitcoin “Krugman” redirects here. Paul Krugman-press conference Dec 07th, 2008-8.
Krugman was previously a professor of economics at MIT, and later at Princeton University. He retired from Princeton in June 2015, and holds the title of professor emeritus there. Krugman is the author or editor of 27 books, including scholarly works, textbooks, and books for a more general audience, and has published over 200 scholarly articles in professional journals and edited volumes. Krugman was born to a Jewish family, the son of Anita and David Krugman. In 1922, his paternal grandparents immigrated to the United States from Brest, Belarus, at that time a part of Poland.
Krugman later praised his PhD thesis advisor, Rudi Dornbusch, as “one of the great economics teachers of all time” and said that he “had the knack of inspiring students to pick up his enthusiasm and technique, but find their own paths”. Krugman giving a lecture at the German National Library in Frankfurt in 2008. Krugman became an assistant professor at Yale University in September 1977. He joined the faculty of MIT in 1979. From 1982 to 1983, Krugman spent a year working at the Reagan White House as a staff member of the Council of Economic Advisers.