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Anne O. Krueger
By Anne O. Krueger - Nov 22,2020
WASHINGTON, DC — Until 2016, global leadership was a hallmark of American greatness. The United States was at the forefront of establishing and supporting the United Nations, the International Monetary Fund, the World Trade Organisation (WTO) and much else.
By Anne O. Krueger - Oct 24,2020
WASHINGTON, DC — It has taken four years, but US President Donald Trump’s tax avoidance and deep indebtedness are finally being exposed, as are his many acts of self-dealing and efforts to benefit his cronies.
By Anne O. Krueger - Sep 23,2020
WASHINGTON, DC — Since World War II, the global economy has performed beyond the wildest dreams of its post-war architects, yielding unprecedented gains in health, education, living standards, poverty reduction and wealth.
By Anne O. Krueger - Aug 22,2020
WASHINGTON, DC — The US federal debt-to-GDP ratio rose sharply during the 2008-09 Great Recession and continued rising thereafter, going from 62 per cent in 2007 to 90 per cent in 2010.
By Anne O. Krueger - Feb 18,2020
WASHINGTON, DC — Would you believe the following story if you heard it? Imagine a small, rural town with one general store that sells to, and buys from, the farmers living in the surrounding area.
By Anne O. Krueger - Jan 22,2020
WASHINGTON, DC — Following America’s disastrous 1930 Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act, the subsequent international trade war, and eventually World War II, the United States went on to lead the world toward a more open multilateral trading system.
By Anne O. Krueger - Dec 31,2019
WASHINGTON, DC — After nearly 18 months of tit-for-tat tariff increases, the United States and China have reached a “phase one” agreement to start de-escalating their trade war.
By Anne O. Krueger - Oct 28,2019
WASHINGTON, DC — Webster’s Dictionary defines “emergency” as “a sudden, urgent, usually unexpected occurrence requiring immediate action”. By that standard, US President Donald Trump’s claim that the United States faces an immigration emergency is simply not credible.
By Anne O. Krueger - Sep 23,2019
WASHINGTON, DC — Imagine a man who has lived too extravagantly and eventually must go to the doctor for treatment of an acute disease, along with several other chronic conditions.
By Anne O. Krueger - Aug 22,2019
WASHINGTON, DC — Decision-making based on evidence rather than superstition was a driving force behind the Industrial Revolution, and the collection of statistics has, accordingly, become a hallmark of the modern age.

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