Paul Krugman set to cash in?

April 17, 2014 / Fox News

New York Times author and liberal economist Paul Krugman has been offered a position as a distinguished scholar for a nine-month stint at the City University of New York's Luxembourg Income Study Center, which researches income inequality.

Krugman has also been nominated to become a distinguished professor for LIS, which would bring with it a hefty $225,000 salary.

That means that Krugman, while working to research income inequality, will earn nearly five times the median household income of residents of New York City -- for nine month's work.

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