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Paul Krugman Wiki, Net Worth, Wife, Family

By Kishor Shahi | Updated On: 16 Oct, 2019
Paul Krugman Wiki, Net Worth, Wife, Family

American economist Paul Krugman is best recognized for his research and theories with regards to New Trade Theory and New Economic Geography. He is also the Nobel Prize winner (2008) for Economy, who has authored over twenty books, including The Great Unraveling, Conscience of a Liberal, and End This Depression Now.

As a regular columnist for The New York Times, Fortune, and Slate, Paul has credited over 750 columns on economic and political issues.

Paul Krugman's Net Worth

Paul Krugman accumulates his net worth from his professional career as an economist. Also, he is the Professor of Economics and International Affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University. After graduating his high school, he started teaching at several universities, including Yale, MIT, London School of Economics, and Stanford. Previously, he was an economic advisor to the Reagan administration for a year in the early 80s.

With his successful career, he has become successful in garnering an estimated net worth of about $2.5 Million. As per Gawker, Krugman got an offer of $225,000 to join the faculty of the City University of New York's Graduate Center.

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Besides all that, Paul received the 2008 Nobel Prize for Economics for his work in economic geography and in identifying international trade patterns. Also, he was known for his op-ed column in The New York Times (NYT).

Also, his achievements trail the history of John Bates Clark medal (1991) and The Principe de Asturias Prize (2004).

Married Twice; Wife

Paul Krugman, is married to his wife, Robin Wells, for a long time. Robin is an economist and author known for publishing her articles in The Guardian online and The Huffington Post. Also, Paul and his spouse Robin have co-authored both articles and book reviews for The New York Review of Books. 

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Besides that, the information about their married life remains mysterious. Neither of the couples has provided a single clue regarding their love life and romances. Also, the couple does not have any children yet.

Currently, they live in Princeton, New Jersey, with a full swing of romantical as well as professional collaboration. 

Paul Krugman with his wife, Robin Wells (Photo: Newyorker.com) 

Before Robin Wells, Paul was married to Robin L. Bergman, who is an award-winning designer and artist. However, not much information about their married life is known. 

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Wiki, Family

Born as Paul Robin Krugman in 1953, Paul Krugman celebrates his birthday on 28 February. He is a son of late parents, Anita and David Krugman. His grandparents immigrated from Belarus to Poland to the United States in 1922. Growing up in Long Island, New York, the United States, he pursued his education from John F. Kennedy High School and Hopper College.

Later, he received a Bachelor's degree from Yale University in 1974 and a Ph.D. from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 1977.