Paul Krugman, a Nobel-prize winning economist who has used his New York Times column to champion greater government action to stimulate growth and create jobs, is leaving Princeton University for the City University of New York.
Could I say a word about Paul Krugman? A recent blog post by the eminent economist and New York Times columnist struck me as out of the ordinary, even for him. Krugman was responding to critics who accuse him of seeing everybody who disagrees with him as either a fool or a knave. He says that’s not right: Many of those who disagree with him are sociopaths.