CEPR in the Blogs: January - March 2009

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CEPR in the Blogs (Archive)

January - March 2009

Ezra Klein (American Prospect): Why Low Birth Rates Are Awesome
March 31, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Congress Blog (The Hill): The Big Question: Will Obama Help or Hurt Automakers?
March 31, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Room for Debate (New York Times): Europe's Solution: Take More Time Off
March 29, 2009 (Dean Baker)

PEEK (Alternet): Beltway Media Invent Populist Tight-Rope for Obama
March 26, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Blog for Our Furture (Campaign for America's Future): Congress' Budgets Save Key Details For Later
March 26, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Market Oracle: Geithner Asks Americans to Bend Over to Uncle Sam
March 25, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Congress Blog (The Hill): The Big Question: Obama’s News Conference
March 24, 2009 (Dean Baker)

County Fair (Media Matters for America): Memo to Media: Where's W?
March 23, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Media Matters for America: On MSNBC, Tucker Carlson Rewrote History to Blame Frank for Mortgage Crisis
March 19, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Dollars & Sense Blog: Unemployment Rate On Par With 1982 Recession
March 19, 2009 (John Schmitt)

AlterNet: Approaching a Depression? New Twist in the Old Saga of Under-Counting the Unemployed
March 19, 2009 (JOhn Schmitt)

Mojo Blog (Mother Jones): Robbing the Old to Give to the Young (and the Rich)
March 19, 2009 (Dean Baker)

FAIR Blog: A 'New Overriding Mission' for CNBC
March 18, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Columbia Journalism Review: Sorkin: Contracts Sacrosanct, Except When They’re Not
March 17, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Daily Finance: Inspired by Jon Stewart, Activists Hound CNBC
March 17, 2009 (Dean Baker)

FAIR Blog: Financial Reporters' 'Very Complex' Basic Incompetence
March 17, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Progress Illinois: Illinois Union Density Grows
March 17, 2009 (John Schmitt)

U.S. EconoMonitor: Globalization and Free Trade - Wonders of a Past Era, Now Enemies of America
March 16, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Media Matters for America: IBD Editorial Blamed Frank...
March 11, 2009 (Dean Baker)

FAIR Blog: WSJ Furthers Common Card Check Distortions
March 10, 2009 (Dean Baker)

TAPPED (American Prospect): EFCA Drops Today
March 10, 2009

Congress Blog (The Hill): The Big Question, March 10: The Employee Free Choice Act
March 10, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Campus Progress: The Employee Free Choice Act
March 10, 2009

The Best Life (U.S. News & World Report): Housing Bust Deals a Cruel Blow to Older Homeowners
March 9, 2009 (Dean Baker)

The Best Life (U.S. News & World Report): Is a New Retirement Account in Our Future?
March 4, 2009 (Dean Baker)

NJ.com: N.J. Family Leave Law May be Model for Nation
March 4, 2009 (Eileen Appelbaum)

Personal Finance (Chicago Sun-Times): Existing Single-Family Home Prices Down
February 26, 2009

Alliance for Democracy: How Entitlement Reform Became Health Reform
February 25, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Planning to Retire (U.S. News & World Report): House 401(k) Hearing: 4 Ways to Fix the Retirement System
February 24, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity: Poor Measurement Series
February 23, 2009 (Shawn Fremstad)

US PIRG Consumer Blog: Proposal to Tax Wall Street Transactions Filed in Congress
February 21, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Media Matters for America: Discussing Financial Crisis, Buchanan Baselessly Blamed Lending in "Minority Communities"
February 20, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Angry Bear: Money Flows is the Key to Viewing Regulation
February 20, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Wonk Room (Think Progress): Economists: Stop Talking About The Non-Existent Social Security Crisis
February 19, 2009 (Dean Baker)

FAIR Blog: NYT Corp. Ignores Solution Costing Corps.
February 19, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Huffington Post: On Canada Trip, Obama Floats a Discredited NAFTA Canard
February 19, 2009 (Dean Baker)

EconoSpeak: 5,000 Characters
February 19, 2009 (Mark Weisbrot, David Rosnick)

Huffington Post: Until Congress Acts: Freeze Foreclosures
February 19, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Daily Kos: Obama Outlines New Housing Rescue Plan
February 18, 2009 (Dean Baker)

State of Change (The Nation): Finally, Some Bailout for Homeowners
February 18, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Blog for Our Future (Campaign for America's Future): Foreclosure Crisis Plan Coming Down the Pike
February 17, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Media Matters for America: Wash. Times Adopted GOP's Inflated Cost-Per-Job Calculation for Recovery Bill
February 17, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Postcards from the Edge (Lewiston Tribune, ID): Housing Bubble: That Was Then
February 17, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Firedoglake: Obama, Social Security and the Diamond-Orszag Plan
February 12, 2009 (Dean Baker)

TPM MuckRaker: Morgan Stanley's Spin On Bonuses
February 12, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Economix (New York Times): More Reactions to the New Bailout Plan
February 11, 2009 (Dean Baker)

The Business Desk (PBS Online Newshour): Forecasting Our Economic Future
February 11, 2009 (Dean Baker)

The Daily Beast: Too Little. Too Late?
February 10, 2009 (Dean Baker)

The Inside Job (US News & World Report): More Jobs Created in House Stimulus Bill, Say Economists
February 10, 2009 (Dean Baker)

The Pennsylvania Policy Blog: In Depth Review of the National Employment Situation
February 10, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Huffington Post: New Treasury Plan Weakens Crucial Wall Street Accounting Rules
February 10, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Mojo Blog (Mother Jones): GOP's Stimulus Talking Points Contradict Congressional Research Service
February 10, 2009 (Dean Baker)

FAIR Blog: Worldfocus, Brought to You by Economic Fearmongers
February 10, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Congress Blog (The Hill): The Big Question for Feb. 10: Obama’s Stimulus Pitch
February 10, 2009 (Dean Baker)

The Pennsylvania Policy Blog: National Employment Projections
February 10, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Huffington Post: Why the Stimulus is Too Small
February 9, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Wonk Room (Think Progress): The Compromised Homeownership Tax Credit
February 9, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Huffington Post: Job Loss Chart: What 3.6 Million Jobs Lost Over 13 Months Looks Like
February 6, 2009

Media Matters for Ameria: Krauthammer Repeats Myths About Economic Recovery Package
February 6, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Media Matters for America: Even More Myths and Falsehoods Surrounding the Economic Recovery Plan
February 5, 2009 (Dean Baker)

L.A. Land (Los Angeles Times): Studying the Economic Stimulus Math: $15,000 Times What?
February 5, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Talking Points Memo: A Talk with Dean Baker
February 5, 2009

Marginal Utility: Reinflating the Housing Bubble
February 5, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Media Matters for America: CNN's Costello Repeats "Effective Republican Spin" on Recovery Bill
February 4, 2009 (Dean Baker)

FAIR Blog: Media: What's This Spending Doing in My Stimulus?
February 4, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Washington Independent: The Troubles with Bubbles
February 4, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Talking Points Memo: TPMtv Talks with Dean Baker
February 4, 2009

Congress Blog (The Hill): The Big Question, Feb. 3: Do Dems Need Bipartisanship?
February 3, 2009 (Dean Baker)

FAIR Blog: Catering to Their Customers at the Washington Post
February 2, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Huffington Post: Obama Financial Team to Taxpayers: You'll Get Nothing, and Like It
February 2, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Conscience of a Liberal (NY Times): Breathtaking and Staggering
February 1, 2009 (Dean Baker)

American Prospect: Plunder and Blunder: A Roundtable, Part Two
January 29, 2009 (Dean Baker)

OneWorld.net: 'Change' Predicted for U.S.-Bolivia Relations
January 29, 2009 (Mark Weisbrot)

MinnPost.com: Obama Plan a Good Start, but "We're Definitely Going to Need More"
January 29, 2009  (Interview with Dean Baker)

Workforce Management: Union Membership Rises Amid Economic Uncertainty, Surging Layoffs
January 28, 2009 (Ben Zipperer)

Seattle Real Estate News (Seattle Post-Intelligencer): "The recent job cuts announced at Microsoft and Starbucks will not help the situation in Seattle"
January 28, 2009 (Dean Baker)

OMB Watch: Groups Launch Bailout Watch to Oversee Government Bailout Actions
January 28, 2009

Congress Blog (The Hill): The Big Question, Jan. 27: Economic Intervention
January 27, 2009 (Dean Baker)

TAPPED (American Prospect): Think Tank Round-Up: Better Late than Never Edition
January 27, 2009

American Prospect: Plunder and Blunder: A Roundtable
January 27, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Dollars & Sense Blog: Economists for the Stimulus
January 26, 2009

How the World Works (Salon.com): A Lesson in Stimulus Economics, for Republicans
January 26, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Firedoglake: FDL Book Salon Welcomes Dean Baker: Plunder and Blunder
January 25, 2009

Ezra Klein (American Prospect): A Strong, and Also Weak, Dollar
January 23, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Firedoglake: What Book Do You Want Obama to Read?
January 22, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Washington Independent: Not So Fast…Rethinking Infrastructure and the Stimulus
January 22, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Wonk Room (Think Progress): Rep. Oberstar: In Stimulus, Mass Transit Got Nixed For Tax Cuts
January 22, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Think Progress: Congress Pressures Obama To Extend Unnecessary F-22 Program, Claims It’s ‘Too Big To Fail’
January 21, 2009 (Dean Baker)

County Fair (Media Matters for America): Fox News' Wallace Falsely Claimed "Unemployment in 1937, 1938 Was Higher Than it Was in 1933"
January 21, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Congress Blog (The Hill): The Big Question — Jan. 20: First Message to Obama
January 20, 2009 (Dean Baker)

County Fair (Media Matters for America): Coverage of Economy Repeats Iraq Mistakes
January 16, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Angry Bear: Dean Says
January 16, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Washington Independent: Freddie, Fannie Force Borrowers to Waive Legal Rights
January 15, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Air America: Amy Goodman: Nothing to Fear Except No Health Care
January 15, 2009 (Dean Baker)

FAIR Blog: Selective Economics at the Washington Post
January 15, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Blog for Our Future (Campaign for America's Future): Progressive Breakfast: Obama Rolls Out The TARP
January 14, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Blog for Our Future (Campaign for America's Future): Dean Baker Gives a Lesson: How to Talk about Economic Recovery
January 14, 2009

The Inquirer: Economist Suggests Federal Funding of Open Source
January 14, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Washington Independent: Economist: One in Five Union Organizers Gets Canned
January 14, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Ruth Group: Dean Baker: Economist for the Rest of Us
January 13, 2009

Washington Independent: Obama's 'Brewseter's Millions' Problem
January 12, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Pennsylvania Policy Blog: The National Employment Situation
January 12, 2009 (Dean Baker)

FAIR Blog: Three Strikes on Healthcare at the Post
January 12, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Progressive States Network: Growing Economy: Why States Need to be a Focus for Any Economic Recovery Plan
January 12, 2009

Market Movers (Portfolio.com): Explaining US Government CDS Rates
January 12, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Dollars & Sense Blog: Why So Little Self-Recrimination?
January 12, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Mojo Blog (Mother Jones): Liberal Economists Skeptical of Obama Stimulus Package
January 9, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Real Time Economis (Wall Street Journal): Economists React: 'Scary Employment Report
January 9, 2009 (Dean Baker)

The Vine (New Republic): What Happened to Transit?
January 9, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Washington Independent: Economists, Democrats Criticize Obama Tax Cut Plan
January 9, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Washington Independent: Is There a Citigroup Tax Credit Hidden in the Stimulus Plan?
January 7, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Independent Street (Wall Street Journal): Is Obama's Stimulus Plan Unfair to Some Small Firms?
January 6, 2009 (Dean Baker)

The Plank (The New Republic): Baker: Is this Stimulus Big Enough?
January 6, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Gristmill: The Market Myth
January 6, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Work and Family Blog (Sloan Work and Family Research Network): What's New
January 5, 2009

Big Picture: Who Are the Most Influential Liberal Thinkers?
January 1, 2009 (Dean Baker)

Ezra Klein Blog (American Prospect): When You Can't Trust Drug Companies, Who Can You Trust?
January 2, 2009 (Dean Baker)

A Tiny Revolution: Happy Dean Baker New Year!
January 1, 2009