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Anne O. Krueger

Anne O. Krueger

Writing for PS since 2014
60 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. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Biden’s Trade War Against Himself
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    Biden’s Trade War Against Himself

    Sep 21, 2022 Anne O. Krueger thinks the administration’s protectionism is undercutting the rest of its agenda.

  5. American CHIPS Off the Chinese Block
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    American CHIPS Off the Chinese Block

    Aug 18, 2022 Anne O. Krueger worries that a new $52 billion subsidy program will undermine competition and innovation in a key industry.

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    Disrupting the Disruptors

    Roger McNamee considers what new economic conditions mean for an industry whose growth (and misbehavior) defined an era.
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    When Voters Become Fans

    Kaushik Basu thinks deepening polarization has given the lie to a longstanding assumption about electoral politics.
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    Africa’s Responsibility to Protect Biodiversity

    Hailemariam Desalegn urges the continent’s leaders to unite behind a shared conservation agenda, beginning at COP15.
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    Resentment on the Western Front

    Sławomir Sierakowski thinks the Polish public needs a more open and honest conversation about refugees before resentment spirals.
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    Crypto’s Well-Worn Path to Crisis

    Xavier Vives writes that, despite the novelty of the assets, the narrative of FTX’s collapse was established long ago.
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    The Unavoidable Crash

    Nouriel Roubini anticipates a stagflationary debt crisis, owing to a dangerous combination of inflation and over-borrowing.
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    War Over Taiwan?

    Joseph S. Nye, Jr. considers whether a deterrence arrangement that has worked for 50 years is still sufficient.
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    The Contested Fed

    James Livingston

    By all accounts, central banks – particularly the Fed, because the dollar is still the world’s dominant currency – already act as investment authorities. But their recent bailouts have exacerbated economic inequality, and have done little or nothing to address climate change.

    reviews three books that, each in its own way, reveal a central truth about the world’s leading central bank.
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    The Economics of Mainstreaming Climate Action

    Jean Pisani-Ferry & Selma Mahfouz identify the risks and short-term costs associated with the energy transition over the next decade.

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