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Unions Boost Women’s Earnings, Benefits, and Workplace Flexibility



Ahead of the White House Summit on Working Families, a new CEPR report documents the increase in pay, benefits and workplace flexibility for women in unions.

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Private Equity at Work: When Wall Street Manages Main Street

In their groundbreaking analysis of the private equity business model, Eileen Appelbaum and Rosemary Batt provide an unprecedented account of the inner workings of the private equity industry and the effects of leveraged buyouts on American companies and workers.

Commodity Prices and Economic Growth in Latin America

A new report by economists David Rosnick and Mark Weisbrot debunks the oft-cited 'commodities boom' explanation for Latin America's faster economic growth in recent years. Higher export prices allowed countries to avoid current account imbalances, but faster growth was achieved through other factors, such as successful macro-economic policy choices.


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CEPR in the News

As Winds of Change Blow, South America Builds Its House with BRICS
Inter Press Service, July 18, 2014


What Are the Broader Implications of the Argentina Debt Case?
Latin America Advisor, July 15, 2014


Study: States That Raised Minimum Wage Had Stronger Job Growth
USA Today, July 07, 2014


Children are Fleeing Countries We Broke with Military Regimes
Background Briefing with Ian Masters, July 06, 2014


Build We Won't
The New York Times, July 03, 2014


Argentina Running Out of Options in Lose-Lose Debt Battle with 'Vultures'
The Globe and Mail, July 02, 2014

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