American Affairs, Spring 2018 / Volume II, Number 1
Truthout, February 19, 2018
NACLA, February 1, 2018
The New York Times, January 23, 2018
February 2018, Dean Baker
Letter to Melissa Smith, Director of the Division of Regulations, Legislation and Interpretation, Wage and Hour Division, US Department of Labor
February 2, 2018
January 30, 2018, Dean Baker
January 23, 2018, Dean Baker
SF Gate, February 21, 2018
Al Jazeera English, February 20, 2018
The New York Times, February 15, 2018
The Real News, February 13, 2018
MarketPlace, February 05, 2018
Blog postings by CEPR staff and updates on the latest briefings and activities at the Center for Economic and Policy Research.
- Trump’s Plan Won’t Solve the Problems of America’s Crumbling Infrastructure
- Energy Prices Push Inflation Higher in January, But Core Inflation Remains Modest
- Many Rich People Have Already Stopped Paying into Social Security for the Year
- Black Union Workers Are Still Under Attack
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).
- Disney's Bonuses for Its Workers are Less than 10 Percent of Its Annual Tax Savings
- The Bond Vigilantes Are Dead! Even With Soaring Budget Deficits Interest Rates Are Stable
- It Wasn't the Market that Made Elites Incredibly Rich, It was Elites Rigging the Market to Make Themselves Incredibly Rich
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
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.
- Where Does the Money Go? Eight Years of USAID Funding in Haiti
- UN Confirms It Helped Plan a Deadly Police Raid in Grand Ravine
- Haiti, Irma, Climate Change, and Priorities
Social, political and economic analysis of the Western Hemisphere.
- Puerto Rico’s Power Utility Is Broken, but Privatization Won’t Necessarily Fix It
- Senior Honduras Election Official: "The Trend Reversed Following a System Failure."
- Honduras: Social and Economic Indicators Since the 2009 Coup
CEPR's analysis of government economic data releases (CPI, Jobs, GDP, etc.).
Graphic representations of data by CEPR researchers on important economic issues.
Compare home ownership vs. rental costs and convert federal budget numbers into per capita or percentage totals.