Anne O. Krueger is Herald L. and Caroline L. Ritch Professor in Humanities and Sciences at Stanford University, Director of the Center for Research on Economic Development and Policy Reform, and a Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution, at Stanford University. Prior to this, she was Arts and Sciences Professor of Economics at Duke University, Vice President, Economics and Research at World Bank, and earlier, Professor of Economics at the University of Minnesota for a number of years. She received her undergraduate degree from Oberlin College, her Masters and Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin in 1958 and holds honorary Ph.D.s from Hacettepe University in Turkey, Monash University in Australia, and Georgetown University.

Professor Krueger is a Distinguished Fellow and past President of the American Economic Association. Earlier, she was Chair of the AEA Commission on Graduate Education in Economics. She is also a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, where she is Co-Director of the NBER-East Asia Seminar series and earlier directed projects on The Political Economy of U.S. Trade Relations, Alternative Trade Strategies and Employment, and co-directed the project on Foreign Trade Regimes and Economic Development. She is director of the Western Digital Corporation and Nordson Corporation and was trustee of Oberlin College from 1987 to 1995.

She was awarded the Robertson Prize by the National Academy of Sciences in 1984, the Bernhard-Harms Prize from the Kiel Institute of World Economics in 1990, the Kenan Enterprise Award in 1990, and the Seidman Prize in 1993. She is a Fellow of the Econometric Society and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a member of the National Academy of Sciences.

Professor Krueger specializes in international economics and economic development. She has done research and consulting in a number of countries, including Turkey, India, Korea, Mexico, Brazil, and Papua New Guinea. She is the author of a number of books and numerous journal articles on problems of the international economy, including U.S. international economic Policy. Recent books include: The WTO as an International Organization (University of Chicago Press, 1998), Regionalism versus Multilateral Trade Arrangements, NBER-East Asia Seminar in Economics, Vol. 6 (co-editor with Takatoshi Ito, University of Chicago Press, 1996), The Political Economy of U.S. Trade Protection (editor, University of Chicago Press, 1996), Trade Policy and Developing Countries (Brookings Institution, 1995), and American Trade Policy: A Tragedy in the Making (American Enterprise Institute, 1995).

She has held visiting professorships at universities around the world, including Monash University and the Australian National University in Australia, the University of Stockholm, the University of Paris, Bogazici University in Turkey, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Northwestern University. Professor Krueger's present work includes further research and writing in the fields of policy reform in developing countries the political economy of policy formulation, and U.S. international economic policy toward the developing countries.