CEPR in the Blogs: January - March 2009
CEPR in the Blogs (Archive)
January - March 2009
Ezra Klein (American Prospect): Why Low Birth Rates Are Awesome
Congress Blog (The Hill): The Big Question: Will Obama Help or Hurt Automakers?
Room for Debate (New York Times): Europe's Solution: Take More Time Off
PEEK (Alternet): Beltway Media Invent Populist Tight-Rope for Obama
Blog for Our Furture (Campaign for America's Future): Congress' Budgets Save Key Details For Later
Market Oracle: Geithner Asks Americans to Bend Over to Uncle Sam
Congress Blog (The Hill): The Big Question: Obama’s News Conference
County Fair (Media Matters for America): Memo to Media: Where's W?
Media Matters for America: On MSNBC, Tucker Carlson Rewrote History to Blame Frank for Mortgage Crisis
Dollars & Sense Blog: Unemployment Rate On Par With 1982 Recession
AlterNet: Approaching a Depression? New Twist in the Old Saga of Under-Counting the Unemployed
Mojo Blog (Mother Jones): Robbing the Old to Give to the Young (and the Rich)
FAIR Blog: A 'New Overriding Mission' for CNBC
Columbia Journalism Review: Sorkin: Contracts Sacrosanct, Except When They’re Not
Daily Finance: Inspired by Jon Stewart, Activists Hound CNBC
FAIR Blog: Financial Reporters' 'Very Complex' Basic Incompetence
Progress Illinois: Illinois Union Density Grows
U.S. EconoMonitor: Globalization and Free Trade - Wonders of a Past Era, Now Enemies of America
Media Matters for America: IBD Editorial Blamed Frank...
FAIR Blog: WSJ Furthers Common Card Check Distortions
TAPPED (American Prospect): EFCA Drops Today
Congress Blog (The Hill): The Big Question, March 10: The Employee Free Choice Act
Campus Progress: The Employee Free Choice Act
The Best Life (U.S. News & World Report): Housing Bust Deals a Cruel Blow to Older Homeowners
The Best Life (U.S. News & World Report): Is a New Retirement Account in Our Future?
NJ.com: N.J. Family Leave Law May be Model for Nation
Personal Finance (Chicago Sun-Times): Existing Single-Family Home Prices Down
Alliance for Democracy: How Entitlement Reform Became Health Reform
Planning to Retire (U.S. News & World Report): House 401(k) Hearing: 4 Ways to Fix the Retirement System
Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity: Poor Measurement Series
US PIRG Consumer Blog: Proposal to Tax Wall Street Transactions Filed in Congress
Media Matters for America: Discussing Financial Crisis, Buchanan Baselessly Blamed Lending in "Minority Communities"
Angry Bear: Money Flows is the Key to Viewing Regulation
Wonk Room (Think Progress): Economists: Stop Talking About The Non-Existent Social Security Crisis
FAIR Blog: NYT Corp. Ignores Solution Costing Corps.
Huffington Post: On Canada Trip, Obama Floats a Discredited NAFTA Canard
EconoSpeak: 5,000 Characters
Huffington Post: Until Congress Acts: Freeze Foreclosures
Daily Kos: Obama Outlines New Housing Rescue Plan
State of Change (The Nation): Finally, Some Bailout for Homeowners
Blog for Our Future (Campaign for America's Future): Foreclosure Crisis Plan Coming Down the Pike
Media Matters for America: Wash. Times Adopted GOP's Inflated Cost-Per-Job Calculation for Recovery Bill
Postcards from the Edge (Lewiston Tribune, ID): Housing Bubble: That Was Then
Firedoglake: Obama, Social Security and the Diamond-Orszag Plan
TPM MuckRaker: Morgan Stanley's Spin On Bonuses
Economix (New York Times): More Reactions to the New Bailout Plan
The Business Desk (PBS Online Newshour): Forecasting Our Economic Future
The Daily Beast: Too Little. Too Late?
The Inside Job (US News & World Report): More Jobs Created in House Stimulus Bill, Say Economists
The Pennsylvania Policy Blog: In Depth Review of the National Employment Situation
Huffington Post: New Treasury Plan Weakens Crucial Wall Street Accounting Rules
Mojo Blog (Mother Jones): GOP's Stimulus Talking Points Contradict Congressional Research Service
FAIR Blog: Worldfocus, Brought to You by Economic Fearmongers
Congress Blog (The Hill): The Big Question for Feb. 10: Obama’s Stimulus Pitch
The Pennsylvania Policy Blog: National Employment Projections
Huffington Post: Why the Stimulus is Too Small
Wonk Room (Think Progress): The Compromised Homeownership Tax Credit
Huffington Post: Job Loss Chart: What 3.6 Million Jobs Lost Over 13 Months Looks Like
Media Matters for Ameria: Krauthammer Repeats Myths About Economic Recovery Package
Media Matters for America: Even More Myths and Falsehoods Surrounding the Economic Recovery Plan
L.A. Land (Los Angeles Times): Studying the Economic Stimulus Math: $15,000 Times What?
Talking Points Memo: A Talk with Dean Baker
Marginal Utility: Reinflating the Housing Bubble
Media Matters for America: CNN's Costello Repeats "Effective Republican Spin" on Recovery Bill
FAIR Blog: Media: What's This Spending Doing in My Stimulus?
Washington Independent: The Troubles with Bubbles
Talking Points Memo: TPMtv Talks with Dean Baker
Congress Blog (The Hill): The Big Question, Feb. 3: Do Dems Need Bipartisanship?
FAIR Blog: Catering to Their Customers at the Washington Post
Huffington Post: Obama Financial Team to Taxpayers: You'll Get Nothing, and Like It
Conscience of a Liberal (NY Times): Breathtaking and Staggering
American Prospect: Plunder and Blunder: A Roundtable, Part Two
OneWorld.net: 'Change' Predicted for U.S.-Bolivia Relations
MinnPost.com: Obama Plan a Good Start, but "We're Definitely Going to Need More"
Workforce Management: Union Membership Rises Amid Economic Uncertainty, Surging Layoffs
Seattle Real Estate News (Seattle Post-Intelligencer): "The recent job cuts announced at Microsoft and Starbucks will not help the situation in Seattle"
OMB Watch: Groups Launch Bailout Watch to Oversee Government Bailout Actions
Congress Blog (The Hill): The Big Question, Jan. 27: Economic Intervention
TAPPED (American Prospect): Think Tank Round-Up: Better Late than Never Edition
American Prospect: Plunder and Blunder: A Roundtable
Dollars & Sense Blog: Economists for the Stimulus
How the World Works (Salon.com): A Lesson in Stimulus Economics, for Republicans
Firedoglake: FDL Book Salon Welcomes Dean Baker: Plunder and Blunder
Ezra Klein (American Prospect): A Strong, and Also Weak, Dollar
Firedoglake: What Book Do You Want Obama to Read?
Washington Independent: Not So Fast…Rethinking Infrastructure and the Stimulus
Wonk Room (Think Progress): Rep. Oberstar: In Stimulus, Mass Transit Got Nixed For Tax Cuts
Think Progress: Congress Pressures Obama To Extend Unnecessary F-22 Program, Claims It’s ‘Too Big To Fail’
County Fair (Media Matters for America): Fox News' Wallace Falsely Claimed "Unemployment in 1937, 1938 Was Higher Than it Was in 1933"
Congress Blog (The Hill): The Big Question — Jan. 20: First Message to Obama
County Fair (Media Matters for America): Coverage of Economy Repeats Iraq Mistakes
Angry Bear: Dean Says
Washington Independent: Freddie, Fannie Force Borrowers to Waive Legal Rights
Air America: Amy Goodman: Nothing to Fear Except No Health Care
FAIR Blog: Selective Economics at the Washington Post
Blog for Our Future (Campaign for America's Future): Progressive Breakfast: Obama Rolls Out The TARP
Blog for Our Future (Campaign for America's Future): Dean Baker Gives a Lesson: How to Talk about Economic Recovery
The Inquirer: Economist Suggests Federal Funding of Open Source
Washington Independent: Economist: One in Five Union Organizers Gets Canned
Ruth Group: Dean Baker: Economist for the Rest of Us
Washington Independent: Obama's 'Brewseter's Millions' Problem
Pennsylvania Policy Blog: The National Employment Situation
FAIR Blog: Three Strikes on Healthcare at the Post
Progressive States Network: Growing Economy: Why States Need to be a Focus for Any Economic Recovery Plan
Market Movers (Portfolio.com): Explaining US Government CDS Rates
Dollars & Sense Blog: Why So Little Self-Recrimination?
Mojo Blog (Mother Jones): Liberal Economists Skeptical of Obama Stimulus Package
Real Time Economis (Wall Street Journal): Economists React: 'Scary Employment Report
The Vine (New Republic): What Happened to Transit?
Washington Independent: Economists, Democrats Criticize Obama Tax Cut Plan
Washington Independent: Is There a Citigroup Tax Credit Hidden in the Stimulus Plan?
Independent Street (Wall Street Journal): Is Obama's Stimulus Plan Unfair to Some Small Firms?
The Plank (The New Republic): Baker: Is this Stimulus Big Enough?
Gristmill: The Market Myth
Work and Family Blog (Sloan Work and Family Research Network): What's New
Big Picture: Who Are the Most Influential Liberal Thinkers?
Ezra Klein Blog (American Prospect): When You Can't Trust Drug Companies, Who Can You Trust?
January 1, 2009