Wells is the co-author of several economics books with her husband, economist Paul Krugman, including two college textbooks, Macroeconomics and Microeconomics, that rank in the top selling economics textbooks used in U.S. colleges today. For The Occupy Handbook, Wells held the position of guest editor as well as contributing an original article. She is a frequent writer for The Guardian online, has published articles in economics journals, and blogged for The Huffington Post. With her husband, she has co-authored both articles and book reviews for The New York Review of Books. Wells teaches Forrest Yoga in Princeton, New Jersey.