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Blogs

CEPR Blog

Blog postings by CEPR staff and updates on the latest briefings and activities at the Center for Economic and Policy Research.

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Beat the Press

Beat the Press is Dean Baker's commentary on economic reporting. Dean Baker is co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR).

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Director Watch

Putting an end to blank checks for CEOs. These people deserve the public's scrutiny however accomplished they may be in other areas. Director Watch is an effort to provide this scrutiny.

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Haiti: Relief and Reconstruction Watch

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.

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The Americas Blog

Social, political and economic analysis of the Western Hemisphere.

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Research Tools

Data Bytes

CEPR's analysis of government economic data releases (CPI, Jobs, GDP, etc.).

Graphic Economics

Graphic representations of data by CEPR researchers on important economic issues.

Online Calculators

Compare home ownership vs. rental costs and convert federal budget numbers into per capita or percentage totals.