Paul Krugman - Quotes

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I think so long as fossil fuels are cheap, people will use them and it will postpone a movement towards new technologies.

I think so long as fossil fuels are cheap, people will use them and it will postpone a movement towards new technologies.

The problem isn't that people don't understand how good things are. It's that they know, from personal experience, that things really aren't that good. ---->>>

Debt is one person's liability, but another person's asset. ---->>>

We know that advanced economies with stable governments that borrow in their own currency are capable of running up very high levels of debt without crisis. ---->>>

As I've often said, you can shop online and find whatever you're looking for, but bookstores are where you find what you weren't looking for. ---->>>

I admit it: I had fun watching right-wingers go wild as health reform finally became law. ---->>>

The great thing about fiscal policy is that it has a direct impact and doesn't require you to bind the hands of future policymakers. ---->>>

The science fiction world has a lot of people doing seriously imaginative thinking. ---->>>

Social Security is a social insurance program - it is not designed to be the same thing as a 401(k). ---->>>

I have friends, political scientists, sociologists, who all share an interest at least in certain kinds of science fiction. ---->>>

I don't think I've had any great success in predicting politics or social change, nor have I really tried. ---->>>

But Wall Street people are in fact very smart; they're funny, they're not company men who work their way up the chain. ---->>>

The real danger with debt is what happens if lots of people decide, or are forced, to pay it off at the same time. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 02-28, 1953
Birthplace: Albany, New York, U.S.
Occupation: Economist

Paul Robin Krugman ( KRUUG-mən; born February 28, 1953) is an American economist who is currently Distinguished Professor of Economics at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, and a columnist for The New York Times. In 2008, Krugman was awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for his contributions to New Trade Theory and New Economic Geography (wikipedia)