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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 Great Debt Conundrum
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    The Great Debt Conundrum

    Sep 19, 2023 Anne O. Krueger highlights the urgent need to overhaul the restructuring process, especially for developing countries.

  2. From Trade War to Subsidy War
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    From Trade War to Subsidy War

    Aug 15, 2023 Anne O. Krueger warns that the administration’s current strategy could spark a vicious cycle of protectionist retaliation.

  3. Why Is America Undercutting Japan?
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    Why Is America Undercutting Japan?

    Jul 21, 2023 Anne O. Krueger sees a conflict between the country’s wasteful, zero-sum economic policies and its strategic objectives.

  4. Erdoğan’s Economic Reckoning
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    Erdoğan’s Economic Reckoning

    Jun 27, 2023 Anne O. Krueger warns that a decade of erratic economic policymaking has brought Turkey to the brink of disaster.

  5. A World of Debt
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    A World of Debt

    May 23, 2023 Anne O. Krueger identifies the biggest problems facing international financial rescue, relief, and restructuring.

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    Putin and Kim’s Cartoon Summit

    Nina L. Khrushcheva thinks that Russia's recent meeting with North Korea was intended primarily as a warning to the South.
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    Saudi Arabia’s New Nationalism

    Bernard Haykel explains the reasoning behind the Kingdom's ongoing domestic- and foreign-policy transformation.
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    The Green Growth Mindset

    Gernot Wagner sees doctrinaire debates about capitalism as irrelevant or even deleterious to the decarbonization effort.
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    Africa Is the Future of Multilateralism

    Mark Malloch-Brown explains why the continent should be at the forefront of efforts to bring about international reforms.
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    A Chinese Bubble Long in the Making

    Yi Fuxian

    The Chinese government is very good at covering up small problems, but these often pile up into much bigger ones that can no longer be ignored. The current real-estate bubble is a case in point, casting serious doubts not just on the wisdom of past policies but also on China's long-term economic future.

    traces the long roots of the country's mounting economic and financial problems.
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    Industrial Policy Is Back

    From semiconductors to electric vehicles, governments are identifying the strategic industries of the future and intervening to support them – abandoning decades of neoliberal orthodoxy in the process. Are industrial policies the key to tackling twenty-first-century economic challenges or a recipe for market distortions and lower efficiency?

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    Is AI a Master or Slave?

    Joschka Fischer wonders whether humanity can even hope to maintain control in an era of “mega-crisis.”
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    Laying Chicago Economics to Rest

    Antara Haldar

    From breakthroughs in behavioral economics to mounting evidence in the real world, there is good reason to think that the economic orthodoxy of the past 50 years now has one foot in the grave. The question is whether the mainstream economics profession has gotten the memo.

    looks back on 50 years of neoclassical economic orthodoxy and the damage it has wrought.
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    America’s Broken Civic Bargain

    J. Bradford DeLong worries that Republicans have abandoned one of the core principles that sustains a democracy over time.

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