Announcement of the 2008 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel to Paul Krugman, presented by Professor Gunnar Öquist, Secretary General of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, on 13 October 2008.
Professor Bertil Holmlund introduced, followed by a presentation on the prize-awarded work by Professor Peter Englund, and a telephone press conference with Paul Krugman.
Following the announcement, Professor Peter Englund, Secretary of the Economics Sciences Prize Committee, was interviewed by senior editor Simon Frantz about the 2008 Laureate Paul Krugman.
Their work and discoveries range from the formation of black holes and genetic scissors to efforts to combat hunger and develop new auction formats.
See them all presented here.