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A new CEPR report shows that young women choosing part-time work used the freed-up time to care for children and family and further their education.
Puerto Rico’s unique territorial status, neither a sovereign country nor a state, means there’s a need for an entirely new bankruptcy framework, research associate Lara Merling writes in a new paper and op-ed.
Dean Baker looks back 10 years after Lehman Brothers failed and sets the record straight: The collapse of housing bubble was the main cause of the recession. The new report is a complete anatomy of the recession and policy failure.
The Hill, December 11, 2018
Truthout, December 10, 2018
The Guardian, November 30, 2018
The Guardian, November 15, 2018
November 2018, Dean Baker
November 9, 2018, Eileen Appelbaum
Voluntary Part-Time Employment and the Affordable Care Act: What Do Workers Do With Their Extra Time?
Hannah Archambault and Dean Baker, October 2018
October 2018, Dean Baker
The Intercept, December 10, 2018
Washington Post, December 07, 2018
MarketPlace-APM, December 06, 2018
The Real News Network, December 03, 2018
Politico, November 30, 2018
Blog postings by CEPR staff and updates on the latest briefings and activities at the Center for Economic and Policy Research.
- The Impact of OPEC on Climate Change
- Labor Market Policy Research Reports, November 2018
- How Goldman Sachs Still Holds Sway at SEC
- Building An Agency Tracker to Monitor Government Appointments
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).
- Robert Samuelson Says That He Is Very Closed-Minded and Won't Accept Wage Stagnation
- Trump and China: Going with Patent Holders Against Workers
- Will Degrowthing Save the Planet?
Social, political and economic analysis of the Western Hemisphere.
- One Year after Hurricane Maria, Employment in Puerto Rico is Down by 26,000
- Lawfare Comes to Ecuador
- Venezuela: Response to Trolls
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.
- Petrocaribe Protests: What You Need to Know Before October 17
- Own Goal: Fuel Price Increase Generates Crisis in Haiti
- Meet the New Haitian Military ― it’s Starting to Look a Lot Like the Old One
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
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.