Economist Krugman to speak at CSU Oct. 10

Paul Krugman, best-selling author, New York Times columnist and Nobel Laureate in Economics, will give a free public talk at Colorado State University at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 10.

Paul Krugman

The talk, “European Welfare States Revisited,” will be held in the Griffin Concert Hall at the University Center for the Arts, 1400 Remington St., Fort Collins.

Krugman is known for his work on international economics, winning his Nobel for work explaining patterns of international trade and the geographic concentration of wealth. He has written more than 20 books, 200 scholarly articles and 750 columns on economic and political issues for the New York Times, Fortune and Slate.

Krugman earned his doctorate from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his master’s from Yale University, and holds professorships at several universities, including Princeton and the London School of Economics.

All CSU students, especially those interested in economics and journalism, are encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity to hear from this internationally acclaimed author and one of the most influential economic thinkers in the U.S.

This event is sponsored by the CSU Department of Economics and Office of International Programs, and Macmillan Publishers.