Who is Paul Krugman? - Economic Theory & Overview


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Which of the following economic concepts was not discussed in this lesson?

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1. Krugman's new trade theory argued against the idea of comparative advantage as explained by which two economists?

2. Which of the following concepts is not part of new trade theory?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo covers the life and works of Paul Krugman. You will specifically be tested on Krugman's economic theories, such as new trade theory.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Students can expect to answer questions about:

  • When and where Paul Krugman was born
  • Krugman's new trade theory and comparative advantage theory
  • Newspaper where Krugman frequently writes editorials

Skills Practiced

With these assessments you'll have the chance to practice:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related Paul Krugman lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding new trade theory and interpret it correctly
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast Krugman's new trade theory and comparative advantage theory

Additional Learning

The lesson called Who is Paul Krugman? - Economic Theory & Overview will supply you with more information about this topic. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify Paul Krugman's contributions to economic thought and theory
  • Understand Krugman's response to the Great Recession
  • Contrast Krugman's view on the role of government in economics with those of his contemporaries