An excellent and worthy winner of the Nobel for Economics.
Yes, I know, I like to snarl at his political views but that\’s something very different from his economic work on trade and globalisation. Work which shows why both are such good things to do of course.
"What are the effects of free trade and globalization? What are the driving forces behind worldwide urbanization? Paul Krugman has formulated a new theory to answer these questions," the academy said in its citation. "He has thereby integrated the previously disparate research fields of international trade and economic geography," it said.