One Small Step for Man: Paul Krugman, the 2008 Nobel Laureate in Economics
Paul Krugman was awarded the 2008 Nobel Prize in Economics 'for his analysis of trade patterns and location of economic activity' (http://nobelprize.org). This article assesses the importance of Krugman's contributions to both the state of our knowledge and methodology as a profession. The focus of the article is on Krugman's contributions to trade theory beginning with Krugman (1979a). This article had a major direct impact on the direction of research on international trade while also containing the seeds of his work 12 years later on economic geography.
Volume (Year): 22 (2010)
Issue (Month): 1 ()
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