Business & Government

The Economic Impact Of President Trump’s Trade Policy

Acclaimed economist and former World Bank Vice President Anne Krueger discuss NAFTA and other trade policies Feb. 13 at Texas A&M.
By Jennifer Moore, Texas A&M University Bush School of Government & Public Service January 29, 2019

Dr. Anne Krueger
Dr. Anne Krueger.

Texas A&M Bush School

As Washington debates President Trump’s new tariffs and renegotiated NAFTA, noted economist Dr. Anne Krueger will discuss the economic impact of these trade policies at the Texas A&M University Bush School of Government & Public Service on Wednesday, Feb. 13 at 5:30 p.m.

Those wishing to attend can register on the Bush School website or by calling (979) 845-1927.

The Mosbacher Institute for Trade Economics and Public Policy will feature Krueger at its spring Conversation in Public Policy. Following Krueger’s remarks, Dr. Raymond Robertson, a Bush School economics professor and Mosbacher Institute director, will further explore the topic with Dr. Krueger in an on-stage conversation.

The event cohosted by the Texas A&M Department of Economics and the Private Enterprise Research Center will be held at the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center on Texas A&M’s campus. A reception will begin at 5 p.m. with Krueger speaking at 5:30 p.m. The lecture is open to the public, but reservations are strongly recommended by Monday, Feb. 11.

Krueger was First Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund from 2001 to 2006 and is now the Senior Research Professor of International Economics at the School for Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University.

Her impressive career includes working at the World Bank as Vice President of Economics and Research as well as at a number of prestigious universities. Her extensive list of publications on economic development, international trade and finance, and economic policy reform are widely consulted and cited.

Media contact:  Jennifer Moore, (979) 845-1532,

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