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Paul Krugman To Speak at Fordham

Contact: Michele Snipe
(212) 636-7013

NEW YORK— New York Times  Op-Ed columnist and award-winning economist Paul Krugman will inaugurate the Fordham Business Lecture Series with an address titled “The Role of Economics in the Political Arena.” The event will take place on Friday, Feb. 11, at 1 p.m. in the McNally Amphitheatre, Fordham Law School, 140 W. 62nd St. This event is open only to the Fordham University community. Those who wish to attend need to RSVP by clicking on

Krugman is the author or editor of 20 books, including The Great Unraveling: Losing Our Way in the New Century  (Norton, 2003). In 1991 the American Economic Association awarded him its John Bates Clark medal, given every two years to the economist under 40 who has made a significant contribution to economic knowledge.

DATE:          FRIDAY, FEB. 11
TIME:           1 P.M.
                     FORDHAM LAW SCHOOL
                    140  W. 62ND STREET, NEW YORK, N.Y.

The Fordham Business Lecture Series, sponsored by the Hazen Polsky Foundation, hosts renowned and challenging speakers that discuss timely events. The series sponsors two lectures a year that enhance the student experience as well as enlighten faculty and alumni.

Founded in 1841, Fordham is New York City’s Jesuit University, offering exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to approximately 15,800 students in its five undergraduate colleges and its six graduate and professional schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx, Manhattan and Tarrytown, and the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y.

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