Paul Krugman is one of the preeminent economists of our time, having won the 2008 Nobel Prize in Economics for his groundbreaking work on international trade and economic geography. He also is well known as a regular Op-Ed columnist for The New York Times where he speaks the truth as he sees it in the most compelling terms. In addition to the Nobel Prize, Professor Krugman was also awarded the American Economic Association’s John Bates Clark medal for his work on international trade. He is the author or editor of more than twenty books including, Arguing with Zombies, End This Depression Now!, The Great Unraveling, a New York Times bestseller and an update edition of his 1999 book, The Return of Depression Economics, titled The Return of Depression Economics and the Crisis of 2008. Paul Krugman is a Distinguished Professor in Economics at the City University of New York (CUNY) Graduate Center, a core faculty member at the Stone Center on Socio-Economic Inequality, and Luxembourg Income Study (LIS) Senior Scholar. Previously he was professor of economics at Princeton University.