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Paul Krugman Visits Freie Universität

U.S. economics professor and New York Times columnist to hold lecture May 22

№ 133/2008 from May 16, 2008

Paul Krugmann ist seit 1998 Ehrendoktor am Fachbereich Wirtschaftswissenschaften an der Freien Universität Berlin
Paul Krugmann received an honorary doctorate in 1998 from the School of Business and Economics of Freie Universität Berlin. Image Credit: Freie Universität / Ulrich Dahl
The economics professor and New York Times columnist, Paul Krugman, is scheduled to visit Freie Universität on May 22. He will be holding a lecture on the rise and fall of the American middle class during the past 80 years. That is also the main theme of his book Conscience of a Liberal that was published in Germany as Nach Bush. Das Ende der Neokonservativen und die Stunde der Demokraten.

Krugman has been a professor at the University of Princeton since 2000. In 1998 he was granted an honorary doctorate from Freie Universität. He has taught at other distinguished universities in the U.S.A. and Europe and is the author of numerous books. He is particularly well known for his columns in the New York Times. Krugman will be a guest of the Graduate School of North American Studies at Freie Universität. His lecture will begin at 6:00 p.m. This is no entrance fee.

Further Information

Time and Place:

  • Henry Ford Building of Freie Universität Berlin, Max Kade Auditorium, Garystraße 35, 14195 Berlin, subway Thielplatz (U3)
  • Thursday, May 22, 2008, 6:00 p.m.

Additional information:

Freie Universität Berlin
Office of the Graduate School for North American Studies
Telephone: +49 (0)30 / 838-52868