Posted on December 7, 2018 · Posted in Roosevelt House, Roosevelt House General News

The Phyllis L. Kossoff Lecture is an annual forum that brings leading figures in public life to Roosevelt House for conversation and reflection on pressing issues of domestic and national concern. The 2018 Kossoff Lecture features Nobel Laureate and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman, Distinguished Professor, City University of New York Graduate Center.

Krugman was awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 2008, and is an op-ed columnist for The New York Times, and a Distinguished Professor at the City University of New York’s Graduate Center. At the Graduate Center he is a member of the faculty at the Stone Center on Socio-Economic Inequality, and a Luxembourg Income Study Center Senior Scholar. He previously taught at MIT, Stanford, and Princeton. He is the author or co-author of many academic papers and numerous books aimed at both professional and general audiences. In recognition of his work on international trade and economic geography, Krugman received the John Bates Clark award of the American Economic Association in 1991 and the Prince of Asturias award for social sciences in 2004.