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The French Economy, European Authorities, and the IMF: “Structural Reform” or Increasing Employment?

April 2017, Mark Weisbrot, Lara Merling, Alexander Main, and David Rosnick

“The Rise of Populism: The Masses Have a Case”

March 27, 2017, Dean Baker

Brazil’s Enormous Interest Rate Tax: Can Brazilians Afford It?

April 2017, Mark Weisbrot, Jake Johnston, Julia Villarruel Carrillo, and Vitor Mello

Did NAFTA Help Mexico? An Update After 23 Years

March 2017, Mark Weisbrot, Lara Merling, Vitor Mello, Stephan Lefebvre, and Joseph Sammut