paul krugman

Nobel-winning economist says alien invasion could save U.S. economy
Dec 17, 2012

Throughout history, war has always been one of the best economic boosters—producing all those weapons and supplies take people, and with so many soldiers in the field, it opens up even more jobs at home. Considering how big a boost a regular human war creates, how about an alien war? According to a Nobel Prize-winning economist, that's exactly what the U.S. needs right now.

Nobel Prize-winning economist: We need Watchmen's alien invasion
Dec 15, 2012

In a recent interview, economist Paul Krugman reminded us that World War II helped play a part in getting the U.S. out of its economic troubles in the '40s. He drew a comparison to the present day and said that the fastest way out of our current turmoil would be an alien invasion. Sound familiar?