Anne Krueger, a former chief economist at the World Bank and the Deputy Managing Director at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), will be the keynote speaker for the second annual conference hosted by the Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy and Finance (JRC) at the Woodrow Wilson School. The public talk, "Sovereign Debt Crises and Sovereign Debt Restructuring," will be held on Thursday, February 28, 2013, at 4:30 p.m., Bowl 016, Robertson Hall, on the Princeton University campus. A public reception will follow the discussion in the Bernstein Gallery.
Anne Krueger is currently professor of international economics at the School for Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University. She is also a senior fellow of the Center for International Development (of which she was the founding director) and the Herald L. and Caroline Ritch Emeritus Professor of Sciences and Humanities in the economics department at Stanford University. She has published extensively on economic development, international trade and finance, and economic policy reform. In addition to her writings on these topics, Krueger has written a number of books and articles on sovereign debt, economic growth, international trade, and economic policy in India, South Korea, and Turkey.
Krueger was first deputy managing director of the International Monetary Fund. Before that, she served as vice president for economics and research at the World Bank. Krueger has taught at Stanford, Duke, and the University of Minnesota and held visiting professorships at a number of universities, including the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Northwestern University, Bogazici University (Istanbul), the Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER), Monash University and the Australian National University, and the Stockholm Institute for International Economics.
Established in 2011, the Julis-Rabinowitz Center is a research and teaching center that focuses on using in-depth knowledge of financial markets to improve the design and implementation of public policies. The Center was made possible by a generous gift from the Julis family.