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IPS Global Economy Project Director Sarah Anderson's current work includes research, writing, and networking on issues related to the impact of international trade, finance, and investment policies on inequality, sustainability, and human rights. Sarah is also a well-known expert on executive compensation, as the lead author of 16 annual “Executive Excess” reports that have received extensive media coverage.
In 2009, she served on an advisory committee to the Obama administration on bilateral investment treaties. In 2000, she served on the staff of the bipartisan International Financial Institutions Advisory Commission (“Meltzer Commission”), commissioned by the U.S. Congress to evaluate the World Bank and IMF. Sarah is also a board member of Jubilee USA Network and a co-author of the books Field Guide to the Global Economy (New Press, 2nd edition, 2005) and Alternatives to Economic Globalization (Berrett-Koehler, 2nd edition, 2004).
Prior to coming to IPS in 1992, Sarah was a consultant to the U.S. Agency for International Development (1989-1992) and an editor for the Deutsche Presse-Agentur (1988). She holds a Masters in International Affairs from The American University and a BA in Journalism from Northwestern University.
Top Democrats Push Obama on Capital Controls
May 29 - Representatives Barney Frank and Sander Levin say that cannot support U.S. trade agreements unless the administration does more to protect governments from investor lawsuits.
Nurses Push Tax on Trades to Help Sick
May 15 - Nurses vs. high-speed traders. Now there's a match-up you probably never thought you'd see playing out in the streets of Chicago.
Wall Street's Speed Freaks
May 7 - The high-frequency trading that dominates the stock market could trigger another global financial crisis. Published in The Holland (MI) Sentinel and The Newark Star-Ledger.