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Workers are losing their share of the benefits from economic growth. In his new paper, CEPR Senior Economist Dean Baker examines how much the typical worker lost as a result of upward redistribution.
In this new paper, CEPR Co-Director Eileen Applebaum, with Cornell University’s Rosemary Batt explain how hospital outsourcing and private equity-owned physician staffing companies drive up health care costs, insurance premiums, and the surge of surprising medical bills.
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.
Jeff Hauser and Eleanor Eagan
Washington Monthly, September 19, 2019
The Washington Post, September 16, 2019
Kevin Cashman and Cavan Kharrazian
Jacobin, September 1, 2019
The Guardian, August 27, 2019
September 2019, Dean Baker
September 2019, Eileen Appelbaum and Rosemary Batt
July 18, 2019, Eileen Appelbaum
July 2019, Mark Weisbrot and Andrés Arauz
The Real News, September 20, 2019
CNBC, September 10, 2019
CBS News Online, September 06, 2019
Associated Press, September 05, 2019
Washington Post, August 28, 2019
Blog postings by CEPR staff and updates on the latest briefings and activities at the Center for Economic and Policy Research.
- Revolving Door Project Probes Thiel's White House Connection
- Google’s Settlement With The FTC Shows A Culture Of Corruption Thriving
- The Official Poverty Measure Has Defined Deprivation Down
- Facebook Dodges Regulation With Wall Street’s Tactics — Confuse And Blame The Public
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).
- Is There Any Lesser Authority Than Alan Greenspan?
- NYT Does Mind Reading of Uber Execs
- Business Insider Does PR Work for Wall Street
Social, political and economic analysis of the Western Hemisphere.
- A Tale of Two Policies: Trump’s Hypocrisy and State Violence in Venezuela and Brazil
- Americans Deserve a Foreign Policy Debate
- Economists Use “Fuzzy Graphs” to Challenge Data on the Human Cost of Trump Sanctions on Venezuela
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
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.