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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. America Needs More Immigration
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    America Needs More Immigration

    Mar 25, 2024 Anne O. Krueger points out that sustaining strong economic growth requires newcomers to offset declining birth rates.

  2. America’s Steel Madness
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    America’s Steel Madness

    Feb 16, 2024 Anne O. Krueger explains why opposition to Nippon Steel's acquisition of US Steel is deeply misguided.

  3. Why the Russia Sanctions Are Failing
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    Why the Russia Sanctions Are Failing

    Jan 18, 2024 Anne O. Krueger is not surprised that the West’s unprecedented measures have been far less devastating than many had hoped.

  4. The Coming Debt Crisis
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    The Coming Debt Crisis

    Dec 18, 2023 Anne O. Krueger calls for an international agreement that establishes procedures for dealing with debt distress.

  5. The Risks to India’s Rise
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    The Risks to India’s Rise

    Nov 20, 2023 Anne O. Krueger warns that, unless Narendra Modi’s government changes course, the country will not reach its potential.

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    Negotiating a Bigger, Better World Bank

    Michael Krake & Wempi Saputra explain how a new framework will nudge countries to invest in projects that deliver global public goods.
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    The Ozone Layer’s Recovery Shows How to Protect the Planet

    Robert Redford & Xiye Bastida highlight the critical role of international cooperation in preserving the planet’s habitability.
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    The Middle East Needs a Ceasefire Now

    Daoud Kuttab explains why the latest escalation could lead to a truce instead of an all-out military showdown.
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    Overcoming the Development-Project Implementation Gap

    Jorge Moreira da Silva highlights ways to strengthen the International Development Association’s already-powerful impact.
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    Developing Countries’ Liquidity Crisis Is Not Over

    Ishac Diwan & Vera Songwe urge global policymakers to prevent mass insolvency and finance urgent climate projects.
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    America’s Manufacturing Renaissance Will Create Few Good Jobs

    Dani Rodrik

    Many countries’ recent experiences show that boosting manufacturing employment is like chasing a fast-receding target. Automation and skill-biased technology have made it extremely unlikely that manufacturing can be the labor-absorbing activity it once was, which means that the future of “good jobs” must be created in services.

    shows why policies to boost employment in the twenty-first century ultimately must focus on services.
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    Minxin Pei on China’s economy, surveillance state, repression of dissent, and more

    Minxin Pei doubts China’s government is willing to do what is needed to restore growth, describes the low-tech approaches taken by the country’s vast security apparatus, considers the Chinese social-credit system’s repressive potential, and more.
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    Who Should Decide If It’s Genocide?

    David Alton, et al. urge British policymakers to take a proactive approach to addressing mass-atrocity crimes.
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    The Bretton Woods Institutions We Need

    Joaquim Levy, et al. explain how the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank can rise to current global challenges.

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