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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.
Nurses Fight for a Dose of Tax Justice
February 23 - Before there was Occupy, thousands of nurses were already taking on Wall Street to demand a financial transaction tax.
Thanks to Occupy, Senate Looks at Inequality
February 15 - I had the opportunity to testify on inequality before the Senate Budget Committee last week. No one seems to recall the last time the committee devoted a whole hearing to this issue.
Full Testimony to the Senate Budget Committee on Inequality, Mobility, and Opportunity
February 8 - "[W]e have transformed a highly divided nation into a more stable and equitable society before. We can certainly do it again," states Sarah Anderson, IPS Global Economy Project Director. Published in Mother Jones.