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The latest GDP report reveals that the profit share of corporate income is down.
A new CEPR report examines Ecuador’s March 2019 agreement with the IMF and finds that Ecuador is likely to have lower GDP per capita, higher unemployment, and increased macroeconomic instability under the program.
The New York Times, August 19, 2019
Truthout, August 19, 2019
Truthout, August 12, 2019
Jacobin, August 2019
July 18, 2019, Eileen Appelbaum
July 2019, Mark Weisbrot and Andrés Arauz
Comment by Shawn Fremstad on Proposed Rulemaking: Housing and Community Development Act of 1980: Verification of Eligible Status
July 9, 2019, Shawn Fremstad
Comment by Shawn Fremstad to Office of Management and Budget on Directive No. 14 (Statistical Measurement of Poverty)
June 21, 2019, Shawn Fremstad
WSYX-TV ABC6, August 15, 2019
Project Syndicate, August 14, 2019
Newsweek, August 08, 2019
New York Times, August 03, 2019
Marketplace, August 02, 2019
Blog postings by CEPR staff and updates on the latest briefings and activities at the Center for Economic and Policy Research.
- SEC Chief Accountant's Trip(s) through the Revolving Door are Emblematic of a Broader Problem
- Trump’s Contempt for Working-Class Expressed in New Expanded Public Charge Rule
- Social Security Does Much More for Disadvantaged Children than Temporary Assistance
- July Update on the State of Independent Federal Agencies
Beat the Press is Dean Baker's commentary on economic reporting. Dean Baker is senior economist at the Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR).
- CEOs Say They Will Stop Maximizing Shareholder Value, Be Better If They Stopped Maximizing CEO Compensation
- NYT's Upside Down Economics on Germany and the Euro Zone
- Good News: The Stock Market is Plunging
Social, political and economic analysis of the Western Hemisphere.
- Americans Deserve a Foreign Policy Debate
- Economists Use “Fuzzy Graphs” to Challenge Data on the Human Cost of Trump Sanctions on Venezuela
- Tracing the Threads in Venezuela: “Playing a Game of Chicken”
Relief and Reconstruction Watch is a blog that tracks multinational aid efforts in Haiti with an eye towards ensuring they are oriented towards the needs of the Haitian people.
Mark Weisbrot’s blog on economic and political trends in a multi-polar world.
- Venezuela Needs Honest Mediation, Not OAS Intervention
- A Prime Minister Appeals to His Colleagues in the OAS; It’s “Off-Message” for the Media
- Curb Your Enthusiasm: Macron is Just the Beginning of a New Fight for France and Europe
- Venezuela and Selective Targeting
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Compare home ownership vs. rental costs and convert federal budget numbers into per capita or percentage totals.