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Anne O. Krueger

Anne O. Krueger

Writing for PS since 2014
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Anne O. Krueger, a former World Bank chief economist and former first deputy managing director of the International Monetary Fund, is Senior Research Professor of International Economics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies and Senior Fellow at the Center for International Development at Stanford University.

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  1. The False Promise of America’s CHIPS Act
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    The False Promise of America’s CHIPS Act

    Nov 21, 2022 Anne O. Krueger argues that large subsidies and government management will not keep the US semiconductor industry on top.

  2. Puerto Rico’s Bad-Governance Limbo
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    Puerto Rico’s Bad-Governance Limbo

    Oct 24, 2022 Anne O. Krueger explains how ill-advised economic policies have made a bad situation on the island much worse.

  3. The Trade Agenda Today
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    The Trade Agenda Today

    Sep 30, 2022 Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala interviewed by Anne O. Krueger about the challenges facing her organization.

  4. Biden’s Trade War Against Himself
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    Biden’s Trade War Against Himself

    Sep 21, 2022 Anne O. Krueger thinks the administration’s protectionism is undercutting the rest of its agenda.

  5. American CHIPS Off the Chinese Block
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    American CHIPS Off the Chinese Block

    Aug 18, 2022 Anne O. Krueger worries that a new $52 billion subsidy program will undermine competition and innovation in a key industry.

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    The Economics of Mainstreaming Climate Action

    Jean Pisani-Ferry & Selma Mahfouz identify the risks and short-term costs associated with the energy transition over the next decade.
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    Killing Twitter

    Antara Haldar explains what Elon Musk fundamentally misunderstands about the platform – and about free speech.
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    The Napoleons of Big Tech

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    Recent events in the technology sector suggest that investors and lenders should be demanding a premium to cover the risk that a star entrepreneur will become an egomaniacal dictator. With each business cycle, it seems, old lessons must be relearned.

    sees in the industry’s harsh reckoning this year lessons that apparently can’t be learned often enough.
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    The Crypto Emperor’s New Clothes

    The collapse of several crypto platforms this year – including the spectacular crash of the second-largest cryptocurrency exchange, FTX – has raised fundamental questions about the credibility of a digital innovation once hailed as the key to democratizing finance. Has crypto finally been exposed as a scam, or will a new, stronger crypto industry emerge from the current turmoil?

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    The Climate Crisis Is Also a Health Crisis

    Seth Berkley & Werner Hoyer explain why global leaders must urgently introduce equitable pandemic-response mechanisms.
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    Rishi Sunak’s Daunting Challenge

    Chris Patten urges the UK prime minister to join the battle for the soul of the Conservative Party after a disastrous year.
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    Russia’s Financial Crisis Must Come Sooner

    Simon Johnson shows why a low price cap for the country’s crude exports would render the Kremlin’s war economy untenable.
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    QE with Chinese Characteristics?

    Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng urge China to use monetary policy to tackle some of the biggest challenges it faces.
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    Why Europe and Latin America Need Each Other

    Josep Borrell urges European Union and Latin American leaders to revive momentum toward a long-overdue trade agreement.

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