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Brandon Styles AGB 370 11/27/07 Analytical Summary We live in a time in which Americans are obsessed with international competition, and the news media is saturated with discussions of America’s role in the world economy. The problem is that most of what a student is likely to read or hear about international economics is nonsense because the news and media are filled with misleading clichés that Paul Krugman refers to as “pop internationalism.” In his book, Pop Internationalism, he teaches readers all about the dangers of viewing economics with a competitive mindset. Paul Robin Krugman is an American economist who is currently a professor of economics and international affairs at Princeton University. He studied at Yale and MIT and has also taught at Yale, Stanford, and MIT. He held a lucrative position within the White House on the Council of Economic Advisors for some time and he has also written or edited eighteen books along with several hundred articles. Most of his publications have been about international trade and have been shown in the New York Times Magazine, the Washington Post, Fortune, and Time. In 1991, Krugman received the John Bates Clark Medal, given by the American Economic Association every two years to a ground-breaking economist under 40. He has been accused on numerous occasions of criticizing some very prestigious people and he prides himself on his ability to push the limits and strike up controversy with his readers. His motivation
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This note was uploaded on 02/03/2011 for the course AGB 370 taught by Professor Xiameicai during the Spring '08 term at Cal Poly.

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