won the Nobel prize in economics Monday for his analysis of how economies of scale can affect trade patterns and the location of economic activity.
Krugman has been a harsh critic of the Bush administration and the Republican Party in The New York Times, where he writes a regular column and has a blog called Conscience of a Liberal.
He has come out forcefully against John McCain during the economic meltdown, saying the Republican candidate is 'more frightening now than he was a few weeks ago' and earlier that the GOP has become 'the party of stupid.'
Monday, October 13, 2008
Paul Krugman wins Nobel economics prize
The AP reports that Self-described "liberal" New York Times columnist and Princeton University professor Paul Krugman