International Trade and New Geographic Economy

Learn the most known research of Paul Krugman - Laureate of Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences 2008
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  • Length 32 mins
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  • Languages English
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Published 12/2013 English

Course Description

Paul Krugman is ranked among the most influential academic thinkers in the US and is one of the most widely cited economists in the world. However he is not only a researcher but also lively blogger and famous columnist in the New York Times . His research have been highly appreciated by the Nobel Prize Committee and 2008 he became the Laureate of Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences. The lecture is concentrated on his most known research fields i.e. the new trade theory and new economic geography. Additionally there are also some remarks on his achievements in international monetary economics. In order to show why Krugman’s research meant a breakthrough the emphasis is put on the new assumptions he has introduced into his models and the most remarkable conclusions he has drawn. It also describes briefly the further development in economic science caused by Krugman’s publications and the empirical relevance of his models.

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  • By the end of the course you will be familiar with the most known research of Nobel Prize Laureate Paul Krugman

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  • All interested in economics

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Section 1: Nobel Prize 2008 - Paul Krugman - International Trade and New Geographic Economy
Krugman - introduction
Who is Paul Krugman?
Contribution to international trade theory
Creation of New Geographic Economy
Remarks on monetary economics

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Instructor Biography

Katarzyna Bentkowska, PhD in economic sciences


  • 2011, PhD in economic sciences from Warsaw School of Economics
  • 2005, Master degree in International Affairs
  • 2005, Master degree in Finance and Banking

Professional experience:

  • 2014-now, Associate Professor at Warsaw School of Economics
  • 2006-2012, Assistant at Warsaw School of Economics, Strategic Management Department
  • 2005-2006, Economist at Ministry of Economic Affairs of Poland

Scientific interests:

  • Transactional costs
  • Foreign expansion of companies
  • Institutions
  • Knowledge in the internationalization process
  • European Union support for Small and Medium Enterprises

Research projects:

  • European Union programs for internationalization of Polish enterprises
  • Knowledge as a factor of transaction costs optimization
  • Transaction costs in exports


  • Polish (native)
  • English (fluent)
  • German (fluent)
  • Spanish (basic)

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