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Anne O. Krueger

Anne O. Krueger

Writing for PS since 2014
62 commentaries

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. China and the Sovereign-Debt Bomb
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    China and the Sovereign-Debt Bomb

    Jan 13, 2023 Anne O. Krueger calls for a renewed push to align major creditors around efforts to sustain growth in the developing world.

  2. Sleepwalking Into a Global Trade War
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    Sleepwalking Into a Global Trade War

    Dec 22, 2022 Anne O. Krueger calls for urgent action to forestall a vicious cycle of protectionism unleashed by the United States.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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    Utopia or Bust

    J. Bradford DeLong considers our options for both expanding and effectively slicing the proverbial economic pie.
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    Germany’s Reckoning

    Helmut K. Anheier

    Germany is now grappling with a host of difficult questions about its place in the world, the nature of its politics, and its most cherished values. For a pacifist society in a new age of conflict and war, everything must change if things are to remain the same.

    traces the contours of the country's debate, triggered by the Ukraine war, about its strategic future.
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    Preempting a Generative AI Monopoly

    Diane Coyle urges policymakers to take steps to counter the anti-competitive implications of a rapidly emerging market.
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    Japan’s Strategic Imperative

    Joseph S. Nye, Jr. sees the country doubling down on its best option for ensuring national security and regional stability.
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    China’s Savings Conundrum

    Zhang Jun explains why – and how – the country must stimulate household consumption to achieve a robust recovery.
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    The Flight of the Inflation Hawks

    Though the US Federal Reserve’s first interest-rate hike of 2023 is smaller than those that preceded it, policymakers have signaled that more increases are on the way, despite slowing price growth. But there is good reason to doubt the utility – and fear the consequences – of continued rate hikes, on both sides of the Atlantic.

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    How to Transform African Agriculture

    Safia Boly & Omid Kassiri identify four principles that could help governments across the continent boost food security.
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    Making Ukrainian Victory Possible

    Josep Borrell explains why continued military support and other forms of assistance remain critical.
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    Death or Glory in Russia

    Slavoj Žižek traces the religious and intellectual roots of the Kremlin’s increasingly morbid war propaganda.

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