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Paul R. Krugman, Recipient of the 2008 Nobel Prize in Economics: An Appreciation


  • Robert Feenstra


Paul Krugman has become one of the most influential economists of our time. Here we offer a leading trade economist's appreciation of the academic work that won him his Nobel Prize and that is central to mainstream economics today.

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  • Robert Feenstra, 2009. "Paul R. Krugman, Recipient of the 2008 Nobel Prize in Economics: An Appreciation," Challenge, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 52(1), pages 97-107.
  • Handle: RePEc:mes:challe:v:52:y:2009:i:1:p:97-107 DOI: 10.2753/0577-5132520107

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