Paul Krugman is renowned among economists for his thinking on trade and geography — work that earned him a Nobel Prize in 2008. But while his economics work has garnered him respect in his field, his other job — as an op-ed columnist for The New York Times — has earned the Princeton professor a reputation as one of the most influential public voices in America today. A self-described liberal, Krugman was a vocal critic of the Bush administration, but he has also spoken out against some of Barack Obama’s policies, particularly financial reform and fiscal stimulus (he thinks both...
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