He lectures in Economics and International Relations at the University of Princeton. He has dealt with trade and international economics in his articles and books. He is a columnist for the “New York Times”. In October 2008 he was awarded the Nobel Prize “for his analysis of trade patterns and the location of economic activity”. He has written several books critical of American and international economics and thinking, and contemporary politics, including: "Un paese non è un’azienda", Garzanti (2015);" Fuori da questa crisi, adesso!", Garzanti (2012); "Il ritorno dell’economia della depressione e la crisi del 2008", Garzanti (2009); "La coscienza di un liberal", Laterza (2008); "La deriva americana", Laterza (2004).