It pays to whine about rich people — literally!

That’s right. Even Gawker editors can’t politely avert their eyes on this one. As the gossip site reports, the City University of New York (CUNY) has tapped broken window fan Paul Krugman for a distinguished professorship at its Luxembourg Income Study Center, which analyzes income and wealth data in various countries. The icing on the cake? Krugman will receive a cool $225,000 for his, er, services:

From the offer letter:

Krugman letter

Pawning your responsibilities off on students? Nice work if you can get it.



Get on that, Ezra.

Exit question:




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