CEPR in the Blogs (Archive)

July - September 2008

Daily Kos: The Bailout: Are We Being Blackmailed?
September 30, 2008 (Dean Baker)

AFL-CIO Now Blog: Report: Latinos in Unions Fare Better Than Nonunion Peers
September 30, 2008 (John Schmitt, Hye Jin Rho)

Center for American Progress: Think Again: The Crisis From Nowhere
September 30, 2008 (Dean Baker)

Business Desk (PBS Online NewsHour): Which Was the Only Stock in the S&P 500 to Go up Yesterday, According to Bloomberg.com?
September 30, 2008 (Dean Baker)

Real Time Economics (Wall Street Journal): Secondary Sources: Aftermath of House Rejection of Bailout
September 30, 2008 (Dean Baker)

The Plank (New Republic): Celebrating The Bailout Bill's Failure--And Looking Ahead
September 29, 2008 (Dean Baker)

The Crypt (Politico): Issa Ridicules Notion That Pelosi Speech Impacted Vote
September 29, 2008 (Dean Baker)

Altercation (Media Matters for America): The Best Things in Life Are Free...
September 29, 2008 (Dean Baker)

Progress Illinois: Bone Up On The Bailout
September 29, 2008 (Dean Baker)

Green Energy News: Beyond the Bailout
September 28, 2008

Huffington Post: Getting Wall Street Pay Reform Right
September 25, 2008 (Dean Baker) 

Washington Independent: Mortgage Solution Missing in Bailout Plan
September 25, 2008 (Dean Baker)

Portfolio.com: Odd Numbers: 2000-2008
September 25, 2008 (John Schmitt, Hye Jin Rho)

Seeking Alpha: Treasury's Plan is Breathtakingly Awful
September 22, 2008 (Dean Baker)

Seeking Alpha: Should We Try Congestion Pricing for Security Trades
September 21, 2008 (Dean Baker) 

The Swamp (Chicago Tribune): McCain's Bad Timing on SS Reform
September 21, 2008

Daily Kos: Four Top Progressive U.S. Economics Analysts Recommend Measures for the Current Crisis
September 21, 2008 (Dean Baker)

Angry Bear: Dean Baker Explains It All to You
September 20, 2008 (Dean Baker)

OMB Watch: A Chance to Change Wall Street
September 19, 2008 (Dean Baker)

Labor Union Blog: Letting Most Corporations Off the hook for Income Taxes Leaves a $100 Billion Hole in the U.S. Budget
September 18, 2008 (Dean Baker)

Portfolio.com: Reining in the Speculators
September 18, 2008 (Dean Baker)

MojoBlog (Mother Jones): Can the FDIC Weather the Financial Storm?
September 17, 2008 (Dean Baker)

Ruth Group: Origins of the Financial Crisis
September 17, 2008 (Dean Baker)

Real Time Economics (Wall Street Journal): Economists React: Mixed Picture on Inflation
September 16, 2008 (Dean Baker) 

Medialens: "NOT VERY INTERESTING" - Haiti, New Orleans And Media Hypocrisy
September 16, 2008 (Dan Beeton)

SouthCoastToday.com: Can Wealthy Presidential Candidate Sympathize with the Less Fortunate?
September 14, 2008 (Dean Baker)

Andean Observer: Unrest in Bolivia, Latin American Problem
September 14, 2008 (Mark Weisbrot)

The Real Estate Wonk (BaltimoreSun.com): Home Sales and Housing Predictions
September 11, 2008 (Dean Baker)

Blog for Our Future (Campaign for America's Future): Robert Samuelson: Forget Health Care For All
September 11, 2008 (Dean Baker)

Progress Illinois: New Radio Ad Draws False Link Between Teen Job Loss And Minimum Wage
September 11, 2008 (Dean Baker)

Center for American Progress: Think Again: Shallow Reporting on Deep Drilling
September 11, 2008

Blog for Our Future (Campaign for America's Future): Renewing the Working Class American Dream
September 10, 2008 (John Schmitt)

Conservation Value Notes (Conservation Value Institute): The Future of America's Major Media Outlets - Fixing the Fourth Estate After Failures On Drilling and Iraq
September 10, 2008

Blog for Our Future (Campaign for America's Future): Renewing the Working Class American Dream
September 10, 2008 (John Schmitt)

BusinessGreen: US Media Accused of Stoking Offshore Drilling Confusion
September 10, 2008

Island of Doubt: Mainstream Media Coverup: Drilling Down to the Truth
September 9, 2008

The Progressive Pulse: Drop In The Ocean
September 9, 2008

Economist's View: There is Still a Very Big Need for Fannie and Freddie
September 9, 2008 (Dean Baker)

GRITtv: Media Roundtable with Laura Flanders
September 8, 2008 (Dean Baker)

Huffington Post: Palin Makes First Gaffe
September 8, 2008 (Dean Baker)

Danny Schecter News Dissector: Reporting on Haiti, Debating the Economy, Discussing New College
September 8, 2008 (Dan Beeton)

The Hill's Congress Blog: McCain’s Drilling Plan Gets Boost from Major Media
September 8, 2008 (Mark Weisbrot)

Market Movers (Condé Nast Portfolio): Could Frannie Have Prevented the Housing Bubble?
September 8, 2008 (Dean Baker)

Carbon-Nation: Drilling the Media on Drilling
September 7, 2008

Angry Bear: McCain’s Dishonest Attacks on Obama’s Policy Positions
September 5, 2008 (Dean Baker)

Apollo Daily Digest: A New Study Connects Misconceptions About Oil Drilling To Media Omissions
September 5, 2008

Gristmill: All the News Fit to Omit
September 5, 2008

Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting: Media Views (Oil Drilling and the Media)
September 5, 2008 (Mark Weisbrot, Nichole Szembrot)

Oil Change International: Official EIA Drilling Data Buried by Media
September 5, 2008

Election 2008 (MarketWatch): Media Fails to Explain Drilling Won’t Lower Prices, Study Shows
September 4, 2008 (Mark Weisbrot, Nichole Szembrot)

Progress Illinois: Media Ignores EIA Drilling Report
September 4, 2008 (Mark Weisbrot)

Solve Climate: Report: Media Has Missed Key Fact About Offshore Drilling
September 4, 2008

Greenspace (Los Angeles Times): 'Drill Here, Drill Now' Is Drilled In to Americans
September 4, 2008 (Mark Weisbrot, Nichole Szembrot)

Viewsday (Newsday): Slipping on the Shop Floor
September 2, 2008 (Mark Weisbrot)

The Vine (TNR): How To Improve Car Insurance
September 2, 2008 (Dean Baker)

Kevin Drum (Mother Jones): The Earmark Queen
September 2, 2008 (Dean Baker)

The Plank (TNR): Palin's Impressive Earmarking Skills
September 2, 2008 (Dean Baker)

Labor and Economic News (Institute for Research on Labor & Employment, UC Berkeley): United States Trails High-Income Countries in Parental Leave Policies
September 2, 2008

Huffington Post: Sunday Watch: In Which Skepticism Revives (But Not for Everyone)
September 1, 2008 (Dean Baker)

Kevin Drum (Mother Jones): Mad About Cows
September 1, 2008 (Dean Baker)

Seeking Alpha: Exxon Shareholders Suffer a Windfall Loss of 13.7%
August 31, 2008 (Dean Baker)

Angry Bear: Social Security: Having $5 Trillion in the Bank is Being Broke?
August 26, 2008 (Dean Baker)

OMB Watch: CBO: Updated Social Security Projections
August 25, 2008 (Dean Baker)

Grasping Reality with Both Hands: To Leave Error Unrefuted Is to Encourage Intellectual Immorality!
August 25, 2008 (Dean Baker)

(Un)Real Estate (St. Petersburg Times): Study Suggests Buying over Renting in Tampa
August 22, 2008

The Real Estate Wonk (Baltimore Sun): Driving the Bubble Bus
August 20, 2008 (Dean Baker)

Asymmetrical Information (Atlantic.com): What's the Matter with Massachusetts?
August 19, 2008 (Dean Baker)

Blog From Bolivia (The Democracy Center): Perspectives on Bolivia: Some Writings by Others
August 18, 2008 (Mark Weisbrot and Luis Sandoval)

Angry Bear: Amity Shlaes on the Alleged Damage to the Economy Proposed by Democrats
August 18, 2008 (Dean Baker)

Angry Bear: Implications of a Strong Dollar
August 16, 2008 (Dean Baker)

Viewsday (Newsday): Aging and Migrating
August 15, 2008 (Dean Baker)

Market Movers (Condé Nast Portfolio): GDP Statistics and the 2008 Election
August 15, 2008 (Dean Baker)

Market Movers (Condé Nast Portfolio): A Brief History of Home Equity Loans
August 15, 2008 (Dean Baker)

Market Movers (Condé Nast Portfolio): The Rise of Medical Tourism
August 15, 2008 (Dean Baker)

Real Time Economics (WSJ): Stimulus No Match for Market Turmoil?
August 15, 2008 (Dean Baker)

Angry Bear: Soc Sec XLIV: "We Can't Grow Our Way Out of This"
August 13, 2008 (Dean Baker)

ThinkProgress (CAP): Colorado Retirees: McCain Should Reject Social Security Benefits After Calling It ‘An Absolute Disgrace'
August 12, 2008 (Dean Baker)

Huffington Post: Econgeeks and Hotbabe: Deal With Iran Beats Offshore Drilling
August 11, 2008

AlterNet: Corporate America Prepares for Battle Against Worker Campaign to Roll Back Assault on the Middle Class
August 8, 2008 (John Schmitt and Ben Zipperer)

Huffington Post: Draft Copy of Democratic Party Platform
August 7, 2008 (Dean Baker and Mark Weisbrot)

Angry Bear: Soc Sec XL: Double Books and the 'No Economist Left Behind' Challenge
August 7, 2008 (Dean Baker)

Huffington Post: Against Paris Hilton's Energy Policy
August 6, 2008 (Dean Baker and Nichole Szembrot)

Blue Oregon: Myth Busters: Gas Production
August 4, 2008

Market Movers (Condé Nast Portfolio): Productivity: Looking Good
August 4, 2008 (Dean Baker)

U.S. Economonitor (RGE Monitor): Unemployment and hours of Work Over the Business Cycle
August 4, 2008 (Dean Baker)

EconomistMom: It's Lonely in the Center, Take Two
August 1, 2008 (Dean Baker)

AFL-CIO NOW: Job Loss Continues, but Just Part of the Pain
August 1, 2008 (Dean Baker)

Huffington Post: Celebrate, Don't Mourn, Collapse of WTO Talks
July 30, 2008 (Deborah James)

Market Movers (Condé Nast Porfolio): Ben Stein Watch
July 27, 2008 (Dean Baker)

Domestic Disturbances (NYT): The Other Home Equity Crisis
July 24, 2008

Anderson Cooper 360° (CNN.com) Recessions and Black America
July 24, 2008 (John Schmitt) 

Gristmill: No Icebergs Required
July 23, 2008 (Dean Baker)

LERA Commons: To Reconnect Wages to Rising Productivity, Protect Workers’ Collective Bargaining Rights
July 19, 2008 (John Schmitt)

Real Time Economics (WSJ): Secondary Sources: Financial Crises, L-Shaped Economy, Short Selling
July 18, 2008 (Dean Baker)

Marginal Revolution: In Defense of Short-Selling
July 18, 2008 (Dean Baker)

Huffington Post: The Truth About Off-shore Drilling
July 18, 2008 (Dean Baker)

Working Life (Jonathan Tasini): What To Do About The Fannie and Freddie?
July 17, 2008 (Dean Baker)

Market Movers (Condé Nast Portfolio): Extra Credit, Thursday Edition
July 17, 2008 (Dean Baker)

Real Time Economics (WSJ): Economists React: Energy Prices Starting to Pass Through to Retail
July 16, 2008 (Dean Baker)

Northwest Progressive Institute Advocate: Bush Lifts Ban on Offshore Drilling
July 14, 2008

Blog for Our Future (CAF): Freddie Gets Favored
July 14, 2008 (Dean Baker)

Seeking Alpha: Burst Housing Bubble Eliminating Two Decades of Wealth
July 14, 2008

Andrew Sullivan (TheAtlantic.com): The Social Security Flap
July 11, 2008 (Dean Baker)

Home Front (Sacramento Bee): Don't Count on that House Paying for Your Retirement
July 10, 2008

The Hotline (National Journal): It's Hard Out Here For A Nominee
July 10, 2008 (Dean Baker)

RGE Monitor: Maybe China is a Typical Creditor After All
July 10, 2008 (Dean Baker)

Huffington Post: Into The Abyss: Millions Face Old-Age With No Savings
July 10, 2008 (Dean Baker)

Inman News: Real Estate Roundup
July 10, 2008

Political Punch (ABC News): What About Social Security Was McCain Calling "A Disgrace?"
July 9, 2008 (Dean Baker)

AFL-CIO Now Blog: McCain Says Social Security Is 'A Disgrace'
July 9, 2008

On Politics (USA Today): Did McCain Call Social Security a Disgrace?
July 9, 2008 (Dean Baker)

Conscience of a Liberal (New York Times): A Disgrace, All Right
July 9, 2008 (Dean Baker)

Ron Way (MinnPost): Lifting Drilling Ban Wouldn't Do Much for Gas Prices, Report Says
July 9, 2008 (Dean Baker)

AlterNet: Weekly Zeitgeist List
July 8, 2008 (Dean Baker)

Angry Bear: Free Trade: Income Redistribution
July 7, 2008 (Dean Baker)

Angry Bear: Soc Sec XXX: 2 Questions Not ASked in 2000; or 2004 Either
July 6, 2008

Grasping Reality with Both Hands: Recession Watch
July 3, 2008 (Dean Baker)

Talking Points Memo: Slow Motion Recession
July 3, 2008 (Dean Baker)

Gristmill (Grist): Drilling Offshore vs. Fuel Efficiency
July 3, 2008 (Dean Baker)

CtWconnect: Party Like It's 1929
July 3, 2008 (Dean Baker)

Energy Literacy: Why Offshore Drilling Will Have Only a Negligible Impact on Your Wallet
July 1, 2008

Solve Climate: Drill Offshore or Drill Detroit? Numbers Show the Way
July 1, 2008

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