The School of
Advanced International Studies has appointed Anne O.
Krueger as a professor in the International Economics
Program. She most recently held the International Monetary
Fund's No. 2 leadership position as first deputy managing
director from September 2001 to August 2006.
Krueger will join Johns Hopkins this spring and start
teaching in the fall, covering such topics as international
trade, finance and economic development.
Krueger's distinguished career in academia and policy
has spanned more than five decades. Prior to the IMF, she
was the Herald L. and Caroline L. Ritch Professor in
Humanities and Sciences in Stanford University's Economics
Department. She also was the founding director of
Stanford's Center for Research on Economic Development and
Policy Reform and a Hoover Institution senior fellow. Prior
to joining Stanford, she taught at the University of
Minnesota and Duke University and held visiting
professorships at numerous other universities around the
"We are honored that Professor Krueger has chosen to
make SAIS her home--to enjoy the collegiality of our
faculty, the curiosity of our students and the wonderful
opportunities for collaboration on research with our
neighbors on Massachusetts Avenue, including the Council on
Foreign Relations, Brookings Institution and Peterson
Institute for International Economics," said SAIS Dean
Jessica P. Einhorn. "SAIS graduates are known for their
excellent training in international economics, and
Professor Krueger will add luster to that high reputation."
From 1982 to 1986, Krueger was the World Bank's vice
president for economics and research. She is a
distinguished fellow and past president of the American
Economics Association; a member of the National Academy of
Sciences, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the
American Philosophical Society; and a senior research
associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research.
A recipient of a number of economic prizes and awards,
she has published extensively on international trade theory
and policy, policy reform in developing countries, the
role of multilateral institutions in the international
economy and the political economy of trade policy. Recent
books edited or co-edited by Krueger include Reforming
India's Economic, Financial and Fiscal Policies; Latin
American Macroeconomic Reform: The Second Stage; and
Economic Policy Reform and the Indian Economy.
Krueger received her bachelor's degree in economics
from Oberlin College and her doctorate in economics from
the University of Wisconsin.