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Anne O Krueger

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 School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University, and Senior Fellow at the Center for International Development, Stanford University

Trump’s war on evidence

Published On: August 26, 2019 12:30 AM NPT By: Anne O Krueger

US President Donald Trump has made no secret of his disdain for experts and evidence-based policymaking

Roots of Puerto Rico’s crisis

Published On: August 4, 2019 01:00 AM NPT By: Anne O Krueger

Its unique governance structure allows both the Puerto Rican government and the US federal government to blame each other for the island’s plight

Costs of Trump’s tariffs

Published On: June 16, 2019 12:30 AM NPT By: Anne O Krueger

Threat of new tariffs will lead small countries to align themselves with one large country or another

Is America tired of losing?

Published On: May 20, 2019 01:00 AM NPT By: Anne O Krueger

In 2016, Trump promised Americans that he would negotiate so many great deals on their behalf that they would get “tired of winning.” Now Americans are probably growing quite tired

Mayday for protectionism

Published On: April 28, 2019 12:30 AM NPT By: Anne O Krueger

Whereas America built less than one million gross tons of ships between 2014 and 2016, South Korea and China produced a combined 140 million tons

Losing friends, impoverishing people

Published On: March 14, 2019 12:30 AM NPT By: Anne O Krueger

It is insult to suggest US industry cannot compete with firms in a lower-income country

What next for Venezuela?

Published On: February 18, 2019 07:30 AM NPT By: Anne O Krueger

It is as if the country has been waging total war on itself. Vital operational centers are malfunctioning because routine maintenance has been neglected and investment discouraged

Trump’s brain drain

Published On: January 17, 2019 01:30 AM NPT By: Anne O Krueger

The unwelcoming atmosphere—epitomized by Trump’s notorious travel ban—is deterring a growing number of first-rate students from pursuing higher education in the US

Trump’s protectionist quagmire

Published On: November 20, 2018 12:30 AM NPT By: Anne O Krueger

Protectionism that Trump has unleashed is contagious and will likely spread well beyond the industries that he wants to insulate from foreign competition

Global trade system could break down

Published On: September 19, 2018 01:30 AM NPT By: Anne O Krueger

Threats against the WTO are increasing. Chief among them are ongoing attacks from Trump’s administration, which is trying to undermine the institution both in letter and in spirit