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A Nobel laureate and Princeton professor, Krugman continues to shape international economic debate, primarily through his New York Times column and accompanying blog.

Krugman has attacked supporters of austerity for keeping economies—and their people—in unnecessary pain. And he is still at it—in a recent blog post, he wrote witheringly of “people who are supposedly ‘close to the markets’ and whose vast experience and intuition grant them insights denied to nerdy economists with their little models.”

He has also endorsed the aims of the new Syriza…

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