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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. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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    Europe’s Carbon Border Tax Advances the Fight Against Climate Change

    Jeffrey Frankel shows how the European Union’s carbon-price mechanism could encourage other countries to follow suit.
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    Africa Can’t Prosper Without Regional Trade

    Kingsley Moghalu argues that the continent has been missing a key ingredient of robust, sustained growth.
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    Divestment from Israel Will Not Bring Peace

    Anne O. Krueger argues that meeting protesters' demand would weaken US universities – one of America’s sources of strength.
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    The US-China Trade War Heats Up

    A spate of new US tariffs on Chinese goods has raised the specter of full economic decoupling between the world’s two largest economies. For many observers, the measures are not only misguided, but also counter-productive, with the potential to undermine economic dynamism, hamper climate action, and trigger geopolitical conflict.

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    The Indian Election and the Country’s Economic Future

    Raghuram G. Rajan

    Economically, India today feels like a place of limitless possibilities. But with only a narrow window in which to grow rich before it grows old, the policy decisions it makes today will have an outsize influence on its future prospects.

    worries that the country will squander its massive potential by trying to emulate China's growth strategy.
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    How Europe Can Get the Green Deal Done

    Simone Tagliapietra proposes EU-level measures that would help offset the negative distributional effects of climate policy.
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    Reckoning With a New Authoritarian Bloc

    Joschka Fischer considers the implications of a northern Asian alliance that exists primarily to challenge American hegemony.
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    Is Europe Too Big for Further Enlargement?

    Ana Palacio warns that even if candidates meet accession criteria, decision-making processes would need to be reformed.
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    The Sino-American Trade War Benefits China’s Competitors

    Arvind Subramanian warns that escalating protectionism, while dangerous, could end up helping developing countries like India.

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