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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.
Truthout, January 21, 2019
Truthout, January 14, 2019
The New York Times, December 26, 2018
The Los Angeles Times, December 20, 2018
December 2018, Mark Weisbrot and Lara Merling
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
Bloomberg Businessweek, January 18, 2019
Market Watch, January 18, 2019
Vice, January 15, 2019
NBC News, January 15, 2019
The Real News, January 10, 2019
Blog postings by CEPR staff and updates on the latest briefings and activities at the Center for Economic and Policy Research.
- Do We Need Men’s Progressive Policy?
- The Oversight Options Available to the House Ways & Means Committee
- One Trump Appointee, Two Jobs, Too Many Causes for Concern
- A Change is Gonna Come: CEPR Research for New Policies
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).
- No One Said Rich People Were Very Sharp: Davos Tries to Combat Populism
- How Worried Should We Be If China's Growth Rate Slows to 6.4 Percent?
- Pushing Opioids: More Evidence on the Harm Caused by Patent Monopolies
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.
- Haiti by the Numbers
- Petrocaribe Protests: What You Need to Know Before October 17
- Own Goal: Fuel Price Increase Generates Crisis in Haiti
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.