CEPR in the News (Archive)

April - June 2011

Governments Push for Austerity, but Can it Really Revive Growth?
PBS NewsHour, June 30, 2011

Is Q3 Set to Sail?
The Kudlow Report (CNBC), June 30, 2011

Jamaicans Wary of IMF Extension
Go-Jamaica, June 30, 2011

Locals Divided Over Gov't, IMF Subject
The Jamaica Gleaner, June 30, 2011

Interview with Alex Main
Haiti: The Struggle Continues (WBAI 99.5FM, New York, NY), June 30, 2011

Greek Parliament Approves $40B Bailout; Some Economists Predict Vote Will Worsen the Recession
Democracy Now!, June 29, 2011

Lagarde-ing the International Monetary Fund
RT, June 29, 2011

President Barack Obama Claims His Regulatory Review is Unprecedented
PolitiFact, June 29, 2011

Economist Debates: Manufacturing
The Economist, June 28, 2011

Austerity Versus Stimulus
Business Daily (BBC Radio), June 28, 2011

Who's Going to Win - Greece or the Banksters?
The Big Picture with Thom Hartmann (RT), June 28, 2011

Progress or Political Theatre with US Budgetary Woes?
RT America, June 28, 2011

Austerity Measures Will Further Strangle Greece’s Women
TrustLaw, June 28, 2011

MSM: Bachmann vs. War Spending
The Alyona Show (RT), June 27, 2011

Obama Joins Talks Over Budget, Debt
The Washington Examiner, June 27, 2011

Tipping Point For The European Union?
All Things Considered (NPR), June 26, 2011

Is Greece Being Blackmailed to Put the Brakes on Gaza Flotilla?
AlterNet, June 26, 2011

Greece as a "Bond Slave" to Europe (Mark joins the program at 19:53)
WZBC 90.3 (Newton, MA), June 25, 2011

Employer-Side Payroll Tax Cut Won't Increase Hiring
The Huffington Post, June 24, 2011

Days Ahead of Official Election, Lagarde 'Crowned' IMF Chief
Inter Press Service, June 24, 2011

U.S. Doomed to Default?
The Kudlow Report (CNBC), June 24, 2011

Interview with Mark Weisbrot on Greece (Mark joins the program at 06:10)
Living Room (KPFA 94.1FM Berkeley, CA), June 24, 2011

Is Your Pension Safe? States Struggle With Pricey Challenges
PBS NewsHour, June 22, 2011

Financial Realities Face Black Baby Boomers
The Triangle Tribune, June 22, 2011

Weisbrot Says Greek Default May Be Better Than Recession
The Washington Post (Bloomberg), June 22, 2011

Greece Takes the Eurozone's Future to the Brink
BBC News, June 21, 2011

Interview with Mark Weisbrot on the Greek Debt Crisis
KPFK 90.7 FM, Los Angeles, CA, June 21, 2011

Greece Crisis Examined
The Burt Cohen Show, June 21, 2011

Scott Walker's CNBC Star Turn
The Progressive, June 21, 2011

Greece is the Word
WRVA, Richmond, VA, June 20, 2011

Fed Slammed for 'Unaccountability, Secrecy'
PressTV, June 20, 2011

Bring Overseas Billions Back Home?
The Kudlow Report (CNBC), June 20, 2011

Interview with Mark Weisbrot on Greece (Mark joins the program at 9:40)
Wake Up Call (WBAI 99.5 FM, New York), June 20, 2011

Greece is the Word
Newsradio WRVA 1140 AM (Richmond, VA), June 20, 2011

Fed Stimulus Ends Soon; Do We Still Need It?
NPR, June 19, 2011

Vacations: Our Quest for Fun
Jeffersonville News and Tribune, June 17, 2011

Time for Greece to Say Goodbye to the Euro: Mark Weisbrot
Firstpost, June 17, 2011

France, Germany Show Solidarity on Greek Economy
VOA News, June 17, 2011

Baker Says Germany Offers Model for Cutting Jobless Rate
Washington Post (Bloomberg), June 17, 2011

AARP Backs Long-Term Social Security Cuts
Bloomberg, June 17, 2011

Global Economic Agenda Hits a Roadblock in Greece
The Progressive, June 16, 2011

WikiLeaks Haiti: The Post-Quake 'Gold Rush' for Reconstruction Contracts
The Nation, June 15, 2011

The No Vacation Nation
The Palm Beach Post, June 15, 2011

The Five Smartest Congressional Bills You've Never Heard Of
The Nation, June 14, 2011

The UTIMCO Bullion Buy: Prescient, or Political?
aiCIO, June 14, 2011

The Winner of Peru's Presidential Election (Mark joins the program at 27:20)
Counterpoint (WPKN 89.5FM, CT), June 13, 2011

Experts: Vacations Good for Your Health
Dayton Daily News, June 12, 2011

Weak Jobs Report Puts New Pressure On Obama
NPR, June 11, 2011

Recognize and Break from Workplace Toxicity for Optimum Work-Life Balance
Denver Examiner, June 10, 2011

Is the U.S. Headed for Another Great Depression?
The Globe and Mail, June 10, 2011

Race for IMF Chief Coming to a Head
Marketplace, June 09, 2011

America's Lost Trillions
CNN Money, June 09, 2011

WikiLeaks Haiti Documents Show US Influence
Al Jazeera English, June 09, 2011

Experts: Even Brief Default Could Blow Up The Economy
TPMDC, June 09, 2011

Connecticut to Be First State with Paid-Sick-Day Law
MarketWatch, June 09, 2011

How Germany Dealt With the Recession-Jobs Conundrum
Life Inc. (MSNBC), June 08, 2011

Economy’s Woes Shift the Focus of Budget Talks
The New York Times, June 08, 2011

Democrats Say GOP Plan on Medicare Will Harm 7th District Seniors
The Battle Creek Enquirer, June 08, 2011

WikiLeaks Haiti: Cable Depicts Fraudulent Haiti Election
The Nation, June 08, 2011

Peru's Elections
Latino Media Collective (WPFW 89.3FM, DC), June 08, 2011

Peru Election: Is Ollanta Humala the Great Transformer?
BBC News, June 07, 2011

IFR-US Credit: Risk-Retention Uproar Raises Eyebrows
Reuters, June 07, 2011

Obama and Merkel Talk Policy and War in Washington
RT, June 07, 2011

Goolsbee Exit Comes at Tough Time for Obama, Economy
The Washington Times, June 07, 2011

Unemployment, Poverty and the “Great” Recession
Building Bridges Radio, June 07, 2011

Economic Crisis and the Double Dip
Strategy Session with Antonio Gonzalez (KPFK 90.7 FM), June 06, 2011

The Jobs Debacle
The San Francisco Chronicle, June 06, 2011

US Unemployment Rate Moves Up to 9.1%, Economy Hits 'Brick Wall'
Digital Journal, June 05, 2011

Housing Rebound? Let's Find the Bottom First
The Minneapolis Star-Tribune, June 04, 2011

Economy Will Force Shift in Barack Obama's 2012 Strategy
POLITICO, June 04, 2011

European Austerity Protests
Redeye (CFRO - 102.7 FM, Vancouver B.C.), June 04, 2011

Jobs Report: Local Governments Continue Cutbacks, Hampering Recovery
The Huffington Post, June 03, 2011

Could Unemployment Numbers Cost Obama His Job?
NPR, June 03, 2011

It's Not Just Dominique Strauss-Kahn. The IMF Itself Should Be on Trial
The London Independent, June 03, 2011

Renovating America
The Dylan Ratigan Show (MSNBC), June 03, 2011

Why the U.S. Housing Market Will Keep Falling
The Globe and Mail, June 03, 2011

Poor May Jobs Data Sets Challenge for White House
Yahoo! News (AFP), June 03, 2011

OAS Restores Honduras' Membership
The Miami Herald, June 02, 2011

Desperate for a Housing Rebound
CNN Money, June 02, 2011

New Rule Pushing Big Down Payments Could Make Homeownership Unaffordable
The Huffington Post, June 02, 2011

Ousted Former Honduran President Manuel Zelaya Returned Home (Alex Main joins the show at 16:12)
Wake Up Call (WBAI 99.5FM), June 02, 2011

Mitt Romney Says U.S. is "Only Inches Away from Ceasing to be a Free Market Economy”, June 02, 2011

Ryan Plan Would Endanger Medicare
POLITICO, June 02, 2011

D.C.: Successful Outlier Among Metropolitan Housing Markets
National Journal (Yahoo! News), June 02, 2011

How Formulaic Housing Coverage Fails to Serve Home Buyers and How It Can Be Done Better
Poynter, June 01, 2011

A Rambunctious Right Wing, A Silent President and the Debt Ceiling Deal
The Nation, June 01, 2011

Manuel Zelaya Returns to Honduras (Mark Weisbrot joins the show at 07:00)
Sojourner Truth with Margaret Prescod (KPFK 90.7FM), June 01, 2011

Interview with Alex Main on Zelaya's Return to Honduras
Latino Media Collective (WPFW 89.3FM), June 01, 2011

Should Congress, President Overhaul Medicare?
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, June 01, 2011

Conservatives Should Honor Social Security: Echoes
Bloomberg, May 31, 2011

Interview with Dean Baker on Latest S&P/Case-Shiller Home-Price Index
At Issue With Ben Merens (Wisconsin Public Radio), May 31, 2011

Homes Prices Hit New Lows in March
The Los Angeles Times, May 31, 2011

Bottom May Be Near for Slide in Housing
The New York Times, May 31, 2011

US, EU Backed Haitian Election, Deeming “Too Much Invested” to Pull Out
Haiti Liberte, May 30, 2011

Japan Shows How to Defuse Debt Time-Bomb
Asia Times Online, May 27, 2011

U.S. Workers Lag in Vacation Time
The Biz Beat (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution), May 27, 2011

Transform the IMF
The Progressive, May 27, 2011

Federal Reserve Lending Revelations Intensify Criticism Of Central Bank's Secrecy
The Huffington Post, May 26, 2011

Will 'Successful' Bailouts Lead to Future Ones?
Fox Business, May 26, 2011

Bill Could be a Headache for Small Businesses
KC Small Business, May 25, 2011

US Seen Backing France's Lagarde As Next IMF Chief -Former Officials
Dow Jones, May 25, 2011

Emerging Nations Urge Ditching of Old IMF Appointment Process
Manila Bulletin (Dow Jones), May 25, 2011

Ex-Fed Insider: Oil Runup Partly Bank's Fault
MarketWatch (The Wall Street Journal), May 25, 2011

Rep. Luján: Republican Plan to End Medicare As We Know It
The State Column, May 25, 2011

U.S. Seen Backing France's Lagarde As Next IMF Chief - Former Officials
Dow Jones, May 25, 2011

Special Report Whitewashes Expert Criticism To Help Ryan's Medicare Messaging "Sink In"
Media Matters for America, May 25, 2011

Chamber: Small businesses are key to job growth
TribLocal (Illinois), May 24, 2011

Economic Insiders Say 'Clean' Debt-Ceiling Vote Unlikely
National Journal, May 24, 2011

The Case For and Against TARP
U.S. News & World Report, May 24, 2011

Why is America the 'No-Vacation Nation'?
CNN World, May 23, 2011

Dean Baker and Bob Discuss Economics
Media Matters with Bob McChesney, May 22, 2011

Best Way to Save Medicare, Offer it to Everyone
Common Dreams, May 20, 2011

'Job-Killers' That Aren't
The Los Angeles Times, May 19, 2011

GOP Plan is a Non-starter
The Bellingham Herald, May 19, 2011

Ich Bin Ein Example: What We Can Learn from Germany about Jobs
Yahoo! News, May 19, 2011

Blaming China won't help our plight
The Star Press, May 19, 2011

Will Rich-as-Croesus Coots Be Our Undoing?
Fredericksburg Star-Tribune, May 19, 2011

Sebelius Steps into Political Fray
POLITICO, May 19, 2011

Rush Holt Talks Medicare (Video)
The East Brunswick Patch, May 19, 2011

Soros Hedge Fund Slashes Gold Investment
Asset International- CIO, May 18, 2011

Krugman Eviscerates The Latest "Stupid Stimulus Tricks"
Media Matters for America, May 18, 2011

Fed Ignoring Sinking Economy?
The Kudlow Report (CNBC), May 18, 2011

Should QE2 Continue?
The Call (CNBC), May 18, 2011

Bill for combating bin Laden is $2 trillion
The National (Reuters), May 18, 2011

Study: Obama's Stimulus Cost 595,000 Jobs
Investor's Business Daily, May 17, 2011

IMF in disarray after Kahn fiasco
Hindustan Times, May 17, 2011

IMF Remains Fully Operational Despite Arrest
CCTV, May 17, 2011

Debt Ceiling D-Day: U.S. Hits $14.3 Trillion Limit
ABC World News, May 16, 2011

Are 'African Lions' Really Roaring?
Foreign Policy in Focus, May 16, 2011

Strauss-Kahn Arrest Throws IMF into Disarray
AFP, May 16, 2011

Is the High Jobless Rate Here to Stay or Just a Trend?
The Arizona Republic, May 15, 2011

Decline, Stabilisation or Growth
The Jamaica Gleaner, May 15, 2011

US Default vs. Social Security
Russia TV, May 15, 2011

EU Should Invest in Greece, Not Just Lend It Money
Kathimerini English Edition, May 14, 2011

Haitian Pop Star Turned Leader Faces High Expectations
AlertNet (Reuters), May 13, 2011

Buy vs. Rent: These Days, Buying wins
CNN Money, May 13, 2011

How to Create a Job
This American Life, May 13, 2011

Bin Laden’s Death Won’t End Toll on Taxpayers
Bloomberg, May 12, 2011

Weisbrot Says European Authorities 'Punishing' Greece
Bloomberg (The Washington Post), May 12, 2011

PPI Scandal and Greece's Debt Crisis
The Business (The Guardian Unlimited), May 11, 2011

EU Reviews Greece Debt Reduction, as Workers Strike
Advisor One, May 11, 2011

Greece Denies New Bailout as Markets, Rating Agencies React
AdvisorOne, May 10, 2011

Euro, European Markets Fall on Fears of Greece Ditching the Euro
Industry Leaders Magazine, May 10, 2011

DC punts on $14 Trillion US debt
Russia TV, May 10, 2011

Analysis: Empowered Correa Has No New Shocks for Investors
Reuters, May 09, 2011

Should Jamaica Renegotiate or Extend the IMF Agreement?
Jamaica Observer, May 08, 2011

Ecuador Leader Plans Court Revamp After Vote Boost
Reuters, May 08, 2011

Under Financial Stress, Many Retirement Plans Need Cash, and Their Federal Overseer Does, Too
Memphis Commercial Appeal, May 08, 2011

Think Tank Says IMF Agreement Bad For Jamaica
The Gleaner, May 06, 2011

Think Tank Says IMF Agreement Hurting Jamaica
Caribbean360, May 06, 2011

Average Jobless Spell Now Lasts A Year For Older Workers
The Huffington Post, May 06, 2011

Report Reveals Jamaica's Debt Unsustainable
Go-Jamaica, May 06, 2011

April Jobs Report Offers Some Hope for Job Seekers
The Kansas City Star, May 06, 2011

Thanks to Decades of Conservative Spin, Americans Are Hopelessly Confused About Taxes, Spending and the Deficit
AlterNet, May 06, 2011

CELAC Signals Start of a New Era in Latin America
World Politics Review, May 05, 2011

The Unholy Grail
Common Dreams, May 05, 2011

Kathleen Sebelius: Seniors May 'Die Sooner' Under Ryan Plan
POLITICO, May 05, 2011

U.S. Debt Near Ceiling, But Sky Won't Fall Right Away
Investor's Business Daily, May 04, 2011

WRVO's Community Forum "Debt, Deficits and the Economy"
Community Forum (WRVO), May 02, 2011

Gerry Connolly Says GOP Medicare Plan Would Line the Pockets of Private Insurance Companies
PolitiFact, April 30, 2011

Interview with Mark Weisbrot on Paul Ryan Budget Plan (at 30:00)
The Big Picture (RT), April 29, 2011

Forget What You've Been Told: Who Really Creates Jobs
The Motley Fool, April 29, 2011

Reminder: Stock Market is Not the Economy
Marketplace (American public Radio), April 29, 2011

An 'End of History' for Liberal Capitalism?
RT, April 28, 2011

Study: Republicans' Hidden $34 Trillion Tax On Seniors
TPMDC, April 28, 2011

Fed Chief Briefs Americans on Ailing Economy
PressTV, April 28, 2011

Dean Baker Says Bernanke, Fed Must Be 'More Aggressive'
The Washington Post (Bloomberg), April 27, 2011

Spotlight Webcast: Family Paid Leave
Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity, April 27, 2011

Ex Sen. Simpson Pans Obama Speech at UVa Forum on Debt
Daily Progress (WSLS 10), April 27, 2011

Paul Ryan vs. Grandmas in Tennis Shoes
The Progressive, April 27, 2011

Debt-Ceiling Debate Muddied by TARP Vote
The Hill, April 26, 2011

23 Things They Don't Tell You About Capitalism Pt.8
The Real News, April 25, 2011

Risk Mismanagement
The Wall Street Journal, April 24, 2011

GOP Budget Ends Medicare
The Real News, April 24, 2011

Texas Teacher Pension Fund Gave More in Bonuses Than All Other State Agencies Combined, Analysis Shows
The Dallas Morning News, April 23, 2011

23 Things They Don't Tell You About Capitalism Pt.7
The Real News, April 23, 2011

True Finns Are Right About One Thing: Something Has to Change
Social Europe Journal, April 22, 2011

23 Things They Don't Tell You About Capitalism Pt. 6
The Real News, April 22, 2011

Banks Should Pay Foreclosure Costs
The San Bernardino Sun, April 21, 2011

Debate Over Raising the Debt Ceiling
The Diane Rehm Show (WAMU 88.5), April 20, 2011

America Only One Step Away from Recession
RT, April 20, 2011

Why Did S&P Issue Warning on US Bond Rating?
The Real News, April 19, 2011

Economy Insiders: Long Odds on Long-Term Budget Deal
National Journal, April 18, 2011

23 Things They Don't Tell You About Capitalism Pt.5
The Real News, April 18, 2011

'Obama's Focus Should Be on Jobs, not Deficits'
PressTV, April 18, 2011

Baker Sees Outline of U.S. Debt Limit Deal by Deadline
The Washington Post (Bloomberg), April 18, 2011

Stakes Huge in Partisan Duel Over U.S. Deficit
The Los Angeles Times, April 17, 2011

GOP Running Political Risks with Medicare Reforms
The Washington Examiner, April 17, 2011

San Jose Pension Crisis is Imaginary
San Jose Mercury News, April 16, 2011

IMF and World Bank's Aid Tightens Noose Around Poor Nations
RT, April 15, 2011

IMF/World Bank Ready to Listen to BRICS?
The Alyona Show (RT), April 15, 2011

Economic Growth Rebounds in Poorer Countries
Poverty Matters (The Guardian), April 14, 2011

Allies Worry Obama Will Cave on Deficit Plan
The Washington Examiner, April 14, 2011

Equal Pay to Men Remains Elusive for Wisconsin Women
Green Bay Press Gazette, April 14, 2011

Debating the Deal
The Wall Street Journal, April 13, 2011

Robin Hood Tax: 1,000 Economists Urge G20 to Accept Tobin Tax
The Guardian, April 13, 2011

Budget Debate Distracts From Job Creation
The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC), April 13, 2011

Super-Rich Paying Record Low Taxes
The American Independent, April 13, 2011

Unions are Women's Best Friend in Equal-Pay-for-Equal-Work Quest
The Portland Press Herald, April 12, 2011

Obama to Offer His Budget Plan Wednesday
The Minneapolis Star-Tribune, April 12, 2011

Where Do Your Taxes Go? Receipt Could Show You
The Seattle Times, April 12, 2011

Dean Baker on the Budget and the Economy
Radio Times (WHYY Radio), April 11, 2011

New World Development Report Repackages Old Ideas
Inter Press Service, April 11, 2011

Interview With Mark Weisbrot on US-Latin American Relations
Strategy Session with Antonio Gonzalez (KPFK 90.7 FM), April 11, 2011

Republicans Don’t Want to “Promote the General Welfare”
The Progressive, April 11, 2011

Public Employee Unions: Are the Current Attacks Justified
CQ Researcher, April 08, 2011

Littwin: Paul Ryan's Yellow Brick Road
The Denver Post, April 07, 2011

23 Things They Don't Tell You About Capitalism Pt.3
The Real News, April 07, 2011

23 Things They Don't Tell You About Capitalism Pt.4
The Real News, April 07, 2011

Paul Ryan’s Multiple Unicorns
The Conscience of a Liberal (The New York Times), April 06, 2011

Beltway Media Ignores Flawed GOP Budget to Fawn Over Ryan
The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC), April 06, 2011

New Report Says Earlier Studies ‘Undercount’ Public Sector Benefits
NewsRoomAmerica, April 06, 2011

23 Things They Don't Tell you About Capitalism Pt.2
The Real News, April 05, 2011

Is GOP Medicare Ploy a Gift, or a Trap?
Mother Jones, April 05, 2011

23 Things They Don't Tell you About Capitalism Pt. 1
The Real News, April 04, 2011

Prison Reform Can Help Us All
Pensacola News Journal, April 02, 2011