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Rental Housing and Homelessness in the 2020 Election: Positions of Presidential Candidates

November 2019, Andrea M. Beaty and Shawn Fremstad

What Happened in Bolivia’s 2019 Vote Count?

November 2019, Guillaume Long, David Rosnick, Cavan Kharrazian, and Kevin Cashman

Bolivia’s Economic Transformation: Macroeconomic Policies, Institutional Changes and Results

October 2019, Andrés Arauz, Mark Weisbrot, Andrew Bunker and Jake Johnston

The Productivity to Paycheck Gap: 2019 Update

September 2019, Dean Baker


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