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2012-07-16 23:01:29

Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water interview of May 7, 2012 with Larry Ford, of the Josephine Soil and Water Conservation District. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) July 16, 2012 Local Soil and Water Conservation Districts have been around since 1939. They were originally created during the "Dust Bowl" of the 1930's when poorly understood agricultural practices led to the stripping away of soil-holding grasses and sod in America's agricultural heartland, which caused severe soil erosion and...

2009-03-29 10:17:00

NEW YORK, March 29 /PRNewswire/ -- As the debate over the rescue of the financial system - which is crucial in stabilizing the economy and returning the country to prosperity - unfolds, Paul Krugman has emerged as President Barack Obama's toughest liberal critic, writes Newsweek Editor-at-Large Evan Thomas in his profile of Krugman in the current issue. Krugman, a columnist for The New York Times, a professor at Princeton and a Nobel Prize winner in economics, was a scourge of the Bush...

2009-03-18 19:06:20

The European Union and the United States need to pump much more money into the economy to get it growing again, a leading U.S. economist says. Paul Krugman, a Nobel-prize-winning economist, said Tuesday in Brussels that the $260 billion the EU committed in its stimulus package last year was only a down payment on what's needed -- $520 billion this year and up to $1.4 trillion over the next three years, the EU Observer reported Wednesday. Krugman said the United States also is not spending...

2009-01-15 17:51:10

Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman suggested massive help was available for the economy, but policies need to have strings attached. In an interview on ABC News, Krugman, a professor of economics and international affairs at Princeton University, said the government can probably borrow another $5 trillion. Hard to believe, but we can probably get away with that if we have to, he said. Krugman said the politically expedient move would be to help the economy first and banks second. If...

2008-12-29 10:09:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The proposals are coming fast and furious from Washington: fix the economy and generate jobs by repairing and rebuilding the nation's crumbling infrastructure. President-elect Barack Obama says he plans to make the kinds of investments not seen since the 1930s when Franklin Delano Roosevelt unleashed the New Deal in an effort to pull the nation out of The Great Depression. To help viewers better understand what exactly is at stake, the stations of...

2008-10-14 06:00:18

By Catherine Rampell Paul Krugman, a professor at Princeton University and an outspoken columnist for The New York Times and the International Herald Tribune, was awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences on Monday. Krugman has been a polarizing figure on The Times's Op-Ed page, and a thorn in the side of President George W. Bush, for nearly a decade. The prize awarded Monday, however, was for academic - and less political - research on international trade and economic...

2008-10-14 03:00:14

By Geoff Mulvihill; Ellen Simon PRINCETON, N.J. (AP)- Paul Krugman, whose relentless criticism of the Bush administration includes opposition to the $700 billion financial bailout, won the Nobel prize in economics Monday for his work on international trade patterns. The Princeton University professor and New York Times columnist is the best-known American economist to win the prize in decades. The Nobel committee commended Krugman's work on global trade, beginning with a 10-page paper...

2008-10-14 00:00:19

World in brief STOCKHOLM Paul Krugman, the Princeton University scholar and New York Times columnist, has won the Nobel Prize in economics for his analysis of how economies of scale can affect trade patterns and the location of economic activity. Mr Krugman has been a harsh critic of the Bush administration and the Republican Party in The New York Times, where he also has a blog called "Conscience of a Liberal". He has blamed the Bush administration's pursuit of deregulation and...

2008-10-13 09:00:03

A U.S. economist received the Nobel Prize in Economics for his analysis of international trade and economic geography, the Nobel Foundation said Monday. Paul Krugman of Princeton University developed a new theory to answer questions regarding the effect of free trade and globalization and the driving forces behind worldwide urbanization, the foundation in Stockholm said in a news release. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded the prize. Krugman's approach is based on the...


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