Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

Paul Krugman's file

Krugman
Paul Krugman is a columnist for the New York Times and professor of Economics and International Affairs at Princeton University. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics in 2008. He describes himself as liberal.

Krugman's statements by ruling

Click on the ruling to see all of Krugman's statements for that ruling.

  • True7 (%)(7)
  • Mostly True4 (%)(4)
  • Half True3 (%)(3)
  • Mostly False0(0)
  • False2 (%)(2)
  • Pants on Fire0(0)

Paul Krugman's website

Recent statements involving Paul Krugman

True

Poverty is a contributing factor

Half-True

Different polls reach different conclusions

True

A bump in federal workers was more than cancelled out by losses at state, local levels

True

However you measure it, joblessness is at or near record lengths

Recent stories featuring Paul Krugman

Government jobs vs. private jobs: Which help the economy more?

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Paul Krugman, Texas and Truth-O-Meter

Paul Krugman, in Austin to keynote an awards ceremony, is a Nobel-winning economist and columnist. He also has a mixed record, leaning to True, on the Truth-O-Meter.

Al Sharpton is fired up about Rick Perry

On MSNBC, Al Sharpton called Gov. Rick Perry's presidential campaign message "fact-free" and then offered up some Texas stats that we've checked before.

Fact-checking claims about the Texas economy

With Texas Gov. Rick Perry now running for president, we review our fact-checking on claims about jobs and the Texas economy.