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A new CEPR report finds that it has been policy choices that have been the driving force in Bolivia’s surge to be the fastest-growing economy in South America.
Ecuador's IMF program "is so deeply flawed that it is bound to cause more trouble," and "the IMF has already acknowledged that the shrinking of the Ecuadorian economy this year is a result of the budget-tightening in its program," Mark Weisbrot writes at The Nation.
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.
Truthout, November 11, 2019
The Nation, November 8, 2019
National Memo, November 8, 2019
Anti-Austerity Protesters in Ecuador Win Some Concessions, But Unlikely to Prevent Further Unrest or Repression
The Nation, October 16, 2019
November 2019, Andrea M. Beaty and Shawn Fremstad
November 2019, Guillaume Long, David Rosnick, Cavan Kharrazian, and Kevin Cashman
October 2019, Andrés Arauz, Mark Weisbrot, Andrew Bunker and Jake Johnston
September 2019, Dean Baker
The Majority Report, November 12, 2019
CNN, November 12, 2019
New York Times, November 11, 2019
Democracy Now, November 11, 2019
BBC World News, November 10, 2019
Blog postings by CEPR staff and updates on the latest briefings and activities at the Center for Economic and Policy Research.
- Coalition Requests Moderators Ask About Executive Branch
- Dems Must Confront GOP Attacks On Independent Agencies
- Freshman Democrats Seek to Make Corporate Oversight Routine Again
- Inflation Inequality and the Poverty Measure
Social, political and economic analysis of the Western Hemisphere.
- What is Happening in Bolivia: CEPR's Recent Work
- Congressional Briefing: What’s Next for Argentina?
- A Tale of Two Policies: Trump’s Hypocrisy and State Violence in Venezuela and Brazil
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.