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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. She is the author of International Trade: What Everyone Needs to Know (Oxford University Press, 2020).

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  1. South Korea Is Caught in the Crossfire of the US-China Trade War
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    South Korea Is Caught in the Crossfire of the US-China Trade War

    Jul 15, 2024 Anne O. Krueger warns that America’s recent policy shifts could jeopardize a critical strategic alliance in East Asia.

  2. Ending the Protectionist Scourge Would Benefit All
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    Ending the Protectionist Scourge Would Benefit All

    Jun 25, 2024 Anne O. Krueger emphasizes the urgency of restoring an open multilateral trading system.

  3. Divestment from Israel Will Not Bring Peace
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    Divestment from Israel Will Not Bring Peace

    May 24, 2024 Anne O. Krueger argues that meeting protesters' demand would weaken US universities – one of America’s sources of strength.

  4. The Geopolitics of Africa’s Debt Crisis
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    The Geopolitics of Africa’s Debt Crisis

    Apr 24, 2024 Anne O. Krueger urges developed countries to back efforts by the IMF and the World Bank to promote growth-enhancing reforms.

  5. 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.

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    The King of the Americans

    Steve Pincus observes that the US Supreme Court has given the president powers denied to English monarchs since James II.
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    Will Trump Benefit from the Attempt on His Life?

    Shang-Jin Wei

    Taiwan’s experience suggests that the attempted assassination of former US President Donald Trump may provide him with enough sympathy votes to return to the White House. Barring a dramatic shift, such as President Joe Biden being replaced by a more dynamic nominee, the prospects for a Democratic victory appear dim.

    draws parallels between the attack on Trump and the incident that swayed the 2004 Taiwanese election.
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    Fighting Climate Change Requires a Different Mindset

    Sonia Guajajara thinks the rest of the world can learn a lot from how indigenous peoples relate to nature.
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    The Supreme Court Just Sabotaged the US Economy

    Kenneth Jacobs considers the implications of a decision that will hobble federal rulemaking and unleash a wave of litigation.
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    Gen Z’s Growing Consumer Power

    Wolfgang Fengler explains how the generation’s enormous economic potential will unfold over the next two decades.
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    Why Is China’s Consumption Rate So Low?

    Zhang Jun thinks Chinese households are spending more than official data indicate, but that more support is needed.
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    South Korea Is Caught in the Crossfire of the US-China Trade War

    Anne O. Krueger warns that America’s recent policy shifts could jeopardize a critical strategic alliance in East Asia.
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    What to Do About the Taliban’s Gender Apartheid

    Gordon Brown proposes how international pressure can be brought to bear to reverse the regime's ban on girls' education.
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    What Labour Needs to Succeed

    Mariana Mazzucato & Sarah Doyle share lessons from other countries about how to implement an effective industrial strategy.

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