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Obama Lunches With Paul Krugman

1:52 PM, Jun 18, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER
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President Obama had lunch today with columnist Paul Krugman and several economists, the White House announced. 

The pool reporter passed along the White House's announcement:

The President hosted top economists for lunch to discuss ways to accelerate economic growth, expand opportunity, and improve the competitiveness of the American economy. The following economists attended:

Anat Admati

George G.C. Parker Professor of Finance and Economics, Stanford University

Alan Blinder

Gordon S. Rentschler Memorial Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, Princeton University

Erik Brynjolfsson

Schussel Family Professor of Management Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Roland Fryer

Robert M. Beren Professor of Economics, Harvard University

Claudia Goldin

Henry Lee Professor of Economics, Harvard University

Paul Krugman

Professor of Economics and International Affairs, Princeton University

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