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Pop Internationalism

ISBN-10: 0262611333

ISBN-13: 9780262611336

Edition: 1997 (Reprint)

Authors: Paul Krugman

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In a series of essays Paul Klugman criticises those who take statistics out of context and ignore basic economics when speaking about international trade. In clear prose he explains what real economic analysis entails.
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Book details

List price: $34.00
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 2/24/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Paul Krugman was born on February 28, 1953. He received a B.S. in economics from Yale University in 1974 and a Ph.D from MIT in 1977. From 1982 to 1983, he worked at the Reagan White House as a member of the Council of Economic Advisers. He taught at numerous universities including Yale University, MIT, UC Berkeley, the London School of Economics, and Stanford University before becoming a professor of economics and international affairs at Princeton University in 2000. He has written over 200 scholarly papers and 20 books including Peddling Prosperity; International Economics: Theory and Policy; The Great Unraveling; and The Conscience of a Liberal. Since 2000, he has written a twice-weekly column for The New York Times. He received the 1991 John Bates Clark Medal and the 2008 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences. His title End This Depression Now! made The New York Times Best Seller List for 2012.

Introduction
Competitiveness: A Dangerous Obsession
Proving My Point
Trade, Jobs, and Wages
Does Third World Growth Hurt First World Prosperity?
The Illusion of Conflict in International Trade
Myths and Realities of U.S. Competitiveness
Economic Shuttle Diplomacy: A Review of Laura D'Andrea Tyson's Who's Bashing Whom?
What Do Undergrads Need to Know about Trade?
Challenging Conventional Wisdom
The Uncomfortable Truth about NAFTA
The Myth of Asia's Miracle
Technology's Revenge
The Localization of the World Economy
Index