CEPR in the News: Jan - March 2012


CEPR in the News (Archive)

January - March 2012

Finance and Development Experts Praise Kim Nomination
The Dartmouth, March 29, 2012

Three ways to Write Down Mortgages Without Moral Hazard
CNN Money, March 28, 2012

A World Bank President Who's Not a Crony or a War Criminal?
Dissent, March 28, 2012

The New Yorker, March 26, 2012

Interview with Deborah James on the World Bank Presidency (Deborah joins the program at 34:00)
Wake Up Call (WBAI 99.5 FM, New York, NY), March 26, 2012

Can Jim Yong Kim Reinvent the World Bank?
The Big Picture (RT), March 26, 2012

World Bank Pick Draws Praise, Unsettles Dartmouth
Boston Globe, March 24, 2012

Own-to-Rent With One of Its Progenitors: Dean Baker…LIVE!
On the Economy, March 24, 2012

U.S. Blocking Cuba Attending Summit of Americas
The Real News, March 24, 2012

Interview with Mark Weisbrot on Greece and Argentina (Mark joins the program at 09:30)
Behind the News with Doug Henwood (KPFA 94.1FM), March 24, 2012

BofA Tests an Option to Foreclosure
The Wall Street Journal, March 23, 2012

Foreclosures Still Haunt the Housing Market
Bloomberg, March 23, 2012

Obama Taps Jim Yong Kim for World Bank Post
CBS News, March 23, 2012

US Nominates Jim Kim for World Bank
Financial Times, March 23, 2012

Critics Question Why American Must Lead World Bank
CBS MoneyWatch, March 23, 2012

If Homeowners Swap Deeds for Leases, Who Wins?
MarketWatch News Break, March 23, 2012

US, Africa in Unprecedented Race to Head World Bank
AFP, March 23, 2012

Who is Jim Yong Kim, Nominee for World Bank President?
Christian Science Monitor, March 23, 2012

Why the World Bank Has No Real Intentions of Reducing Poverty
GlobalPost, March 22, 2012

Interview with Mark Weisbrot on Haiti
Sojourner Truth (KPFK 90.7FM, Los Angeles, CA), March 22, 2012

If at First You Don’t Succeed… The United States Renews it’s Pursuit of Aristide
NACLA, March 22, 2012

Interview with Mark Weisbrot (Mark joins the program at 51:14)
Haiti: The Struggle Continues (WBAI 99.5FM), March 22, 2012

Interview with Mark Weisbrot on Race for World Bank Presidency (at 48:50)
8 O'Clock Buzz (89.9 FM Madison, WI), March 21, 2012

Interview with Deborah James on Jeffrey Sachs and the World Bank (at 9:27)
Talk Back! (WBAI 99.5FM, New York, NY), March 21, 2012

What Do Pearl Jam and Dean Baker Have in Common? Even Flow
Washington Policy Watch, March 21, 2012

With Budget Release, Grass-Roots Groups Get Going
CQ Roll Call, March 20, 2012

No ‘Magic Potion’ Will Make the GOP Budget Plan Work
The War Room with Jennifer Granholm, March 20, 2012

Interview with Mark Weisbrot on Race for World Bank Presidency, Haiti (at 20:06)
Flashpoints (KFPA 94.1 FM Berkeley, CA), March 20, 2012

Threat of Iran War Hurting Weak U.S. Recovery
Public News Service, March 19, 2012

Bon Voyage!: Why Europe's Vacation-Loving Ways May Make Economic Sense
TIME, March 19, 2012

Graduating Into Never-Ending Debt
The Indypendent, March 19, 2012

JOBS Bill "a Colossal Mistake of Historic Proportions"; Jeffrey Sach to Head the World Bank?; Could Campaign Spending Become Tax-deductable?
Background Briefing with Ian Masters, March 19, 2012

Interview with Mark Weisbrot on Jeffrey Sachs
The Monitor (KPFT 90.1FM Houston, TX), March 19, 2012

“Too Smart to Fail” by Thomas Frank
The Baffler, March 18, 2012

Down and Out of Sight: Job Growth and Long-Term Unemployment
U.S. Catholic Magazine, March 17, 2012

The Next Head of the World Bank
Kansas City InfoZine, March 16, 2012

Higher Gas Prices Push Inflation Rate Increase To 10-Month High
The Los Angeles Times, March 16, 2012

WSJ survey: Are you One of the Longterm Unemployed?
Denver Examiner, March 15, 2012

Interview with Dean Baker
America's Workforce Radio, March 15, 2012

Economic, Political Pressures Alter Dream of Homeownership
The Lexington Herald-Leader, March 15, 2012

The Corporate Titans Take on the Internet
Al Jazeera English, March 14, 2012

Labor Organizing as a Civil Right
Dissent, March 13, 2012

Greece Could Learn From Argentina's Experience
The Japan Times, March 13, 2012

Swiss Stand to Gain From EU Transactions Tax
MarketWatch, March 12, 2012

Economic, Political Pressures Redo Dream of Homeownership
The Kansas City Star, March 10, 2012

This Week in Poverty: Welfare Reform—From Bad to Worse
The Nation, March 09, 2012

Unemployment Report: The Jobless Mount Comeback, But Face Long Road Ahead
The Huffington Post, March 09, 2012

In Wake of Clinton's Cholera Admission, Haitians Demand 'Justice' from UN
Common Dreams, March 09, 2012

Bill Clinton, UN Envoy, Admits Peacekeepers as Source of Haiti Cholera
ABC News, March 09, 2012

Brisk Job Growth Puts U.S. Economy on Firmer Footing
The Los Angeles Times, March 09, 2012

US Faces Brewing Battle for World Bank Job
Yahoo! News (AFP), March 08, 2012

The Cost of 'Obamacare'
The Kudlow Report (CNBC), March 08, 2012

Corporate CEOs Embrace Tax Hike Plans Rejected By Paul Ryan
The Huffington Post, March 07, 2012

Corporate CEOs Embrace Tax Hike Plans Rejected By Paul Ryan
The Huffington Post, March 07, 2012

U.S. Views on the Poor Have Deep, Coiled Roots
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 05, 2012

Are Tax Breaks The Right Move For Manufacturing?
Morning Edition (NPR), March 05, 2012

Passions Run Deep Over Best Ways to Combat Poverty
Toledo Blade, March 05, 2012

Double Dose of Good Timing Aiding Obama's Re-Election Chances
CNBC, March 05, 2012

GOP Can’t Admit Obama Was Right
The Philadelphia Tribune, March 04, 2012

Will Emerging Countries Back Jeffrey Sachs as World Bank Chief?
First Post, March 03, 2012

If The Dow is Up, Why Are Housing and Jobs Still Down?
To The Point (Public Radio International), March 02, 2012

The Down Side of Recent Job Growth
U.S. News & World Report, March 01, 2012

A Warmer Welcome for Summer Interns
The Wall Street Journal, February 29, 2012

Correcting the Record of Haiti's Earthquake
Inter Press Service, February 29, 2012

Causes and Implications of Rising Gas Prices
The Diane Rehm Show (WAMU 88.5 FM), February 28, 2012

Home Prices Are Lowest Since 2002
CNN Money, February 28, 2012

Housing Prices Fell in December, Continue to Hurt Economic Recovery
The Washington Post, February 28, 2012

Embracing Hype?
aiCIO, February 27, 2012

Economic Recovery Still Years Away?
Evansville Courier & Press, February 25, 2012

Interview with Mark Weisbrot (Mark joins the show at 1:17:33)
This is Hell, February 25, 2012

Work Less, Help Economy And Environment
The Huffington Post, February 24, 2012

Greek Bailout Depends on Monster To-Do List
ABC News, February 23, 2012

Why Greece Should Default and Exit the Euro
The Telegraph, February 23, 2012

Newt’s Wildly Ambitious Plan To Save $500 Billion A Year
TPM, February 23, 2012

Why Lower Corporate Tax Rates Won't Help the U.S.
CNN Money, February 23, 2012

German Showdown With IMF Looms as Bundestag Blocks Rescue Funds
The Telegraph, February 23, 2012

Candidates Give Little Notice to Potential Timebomb: Withering Pension Plans
Scripps News Service, February 23, 2012

Can Greece Exist in the Eurozone?
Hofstra's Morning Wake Up Call (WHRU 88.7FM, New York), February 23, 2012

Crude Realities: Obama's Oil Headache
The Kudlow Report (CNBC), February 22, 2012

Why Obama's Sensible Tax Plan Is Destined to Fail
The Atlantic Wire, February 22, 2012

The Less Equal a Country is, the More Important Fairness Becomes
The Financial Times, February 22, 2012

Bailout Leaves Doubts About Greece’s Ability to Recover
First Post, February 22, 2012

Greece Bailout Wards off Europe Meltdown
ABC News (Associated Press), February 21, 2012

Greece Gets a Reprieve, But Crisis Not Over
CNN Money, February 21, 2012

Eurozone Strikes Deal on Second Greek Bailout Package
BBC News, February 20, 2012

Long-Term Unemployment on the Rise: Why We Should Be Worried
International Business Times, February 20, 2012

Is Capitalism Bankrupt?
Al Jazeera English, February 18, 2012

Obama’s Budget Does Not Address ‘Huge Military Spending’
PressTV, February 18, 2012

Commentary: A Work-Sharing Program Would Help Save Jobs
The Detroit News, February 17, 2012

Why the Big Talk About Small Business is Wrong
Boston Globe (Associated Press), February 16, 2012

Venezuela: Can This Man Put an End to Chávez’s 13 Year Reign?
Univision, February 16, 2012

Bank of Japan Takes Page Out of Fed’s Book
The Globe and Mail, February 15, 2012

Analysis: Greece Heads for Record Books as Economy Slumps
Reuters, February 14, 2012

Greek Leaders Blow Chance of Quick EU Bailout Approval
Reuters, February 14, 2012

Payroll Tax Compromise
The Kudlow Report (CNBC), February 13, 2012

Joshua Holland Talks to Naomi Klein, Sarah Posner and Dean Baker on the AlterNet Radio Hour
AlterNet Radio Hour, February 12, 2012

The Best Tax Plan: Romney, Gingrich, or Santorum?
The Kudlow Report (CNBC), February 10, 2012

Stock Rally is Turning Even Biggest Bears into Bulls
The Los Angeles Times, February 08, 2012

Different Anti-Poverty Programs, Same Single-Mother Poverty
Dollars & Sense, February 07, 2012

Let's Make Super Monday A National Holiday
Yahoo! Sports, February 07, 2012

Underpaid Workers the Real Philanthropists
The New Straits Times, February 05, 2012

Big Drop in Unemployment Rate for Blacks
CNN Money, February 03, 2012

US-backed NGOs in Egypt Played Controversial Role in Many Countries
Free Speech Radio News, February 02, 2012

The Right-Wing Zombie Lie About Public Workers That Just Won't Die
AlterNet, February 02, 2012

Terrorism and Development in Peru
Al Jazeera English, February 01, 2012

It Is Safe to Resume Ignoring the Prophets of Doom ... Right?
The New York Times Magazine, February 01, 2012

Mitt Romney, 'Welfare Queen'
Al Jazeera English, February 01, 2012

Thomas Friedman Wants to Take Away the Weekend
Truthout, February 01, 2012

This, Dear Reader, Looks a Bit Like You
Minneapolis Star-Tribune, February 01, 2012

Fed's Regional Bank Presidents Disclose Financial Holdings
Bloomberg BusinessWeek, January 31, 2012

Home Prices and Consumer Confidence Fall
CBS MoneyWatch, January 31, 2012

Baker, Mayer on U.S. Housing as a Voter Issue
Bloomberg TV, January 31, 2012

Mitt or Newt: Which Tax Plan is Better?
The Kudlow Report (CNBC), January 31, 2012

Where Did Haiti's Aid Go?
The Chicago Tribune, January 29, 2012

New Figures Show Economy Improving — But Still Not Fast Enough
TPMDC, January 27, 2012

Unions See Little Change in Membership
The Wall Street Journal, January 27, 2012

Union Membership Up Slightly, Outlook in Doubt
Associated Press (USA Today), January 27, 2012

For Your Own Sake, Stop Working so Hard
The Washington Post, January 27, 2012

Interview with Mark Weisbrot on the State of the Union (Mark joins the program at 07:20)
Living Room (KPFA 94.1FM, Berkeley, CA), January 26, 2012

Come On, China, Buy Our Stuff!
New York Times Magazine, January 25, 2012

Financial Crimes Unit Announced By Obama Reminds Some Of His Financial Fraud Task Force
The Huffington Post, January 25, 2012

Consumer Group to Feds: Break up Bank of America
CBS MoneyWatch, January 25, 2012

Freddie Mac Draws Republicans' Attention
CNN Money, January 23, 2012

New Study Tallies Private Equity's Jobs Role
The Wall Street Journal, January 20, 2012

RI Retiree Hits Raimondo, Pension Law on Panel in Washington
WPRI Eyewitness News, January 20, 2012

Is Capitalism Under Attack in the 2012 Republican Race?
BBC News Magazine, January 20, 2012

Capital Punishment: Is the Free Market on its Last Legs?
The Toronto Star, January 20, 2012

'Vulture Capitalism'? How Private Equity Firms Work
Talk of the Nation (NPR), January 19, 2012

Obama Said to Consider Nominating Summers as World Bank Chief
Bloomberg, January 18, 2012

Proposed Down Payment Rules Could Restrict Minorities' Access to Affordable Homebuying, Study Says
The Huffington Post, January 18, 2012

Long-Term Unemployed Find New Jobs Take Longer to Land
The Detroit News, January 17, 2012

Thunderstruck in Honduras
In These Times, January 17, 2012

The FP Survey: Follow the Money
Foreign Policy, January 17, 2012

Romney's Private Equity Record: Jobs Lost, Jobs Created
The Kansas City Star, January 17, 2012

Haiti Since the Earthquake (Mark joins the program at 07:30)
Pat Thurston Program (KGO Newstalk 810AM), January 15, 2012

Inside Story Americas - Haiti: The republic of NGOs?
Inside Story (Al Jazeera English), January 13, 2012

Is a Housing Skeptic Starting to Change his Tune?
MarketWatch Radio Network, January 13, 2012

'Occupy' Movement
CQ Researcher, January 13, 2012

Interview with Jake Johnston on Haiti
CounterSpin (FAIR), January 13, 2012

Interview with Mark Weisbrot on Haiti
News Dissector Radio (Progressive Radio Network), January 13, 2012

Want to Understand the Economy? Don't Read the Press
Al Jazeera English, January 13, 2012

Attacks on Social Security, Medicare Borrow a Strategy from Lenin
The Los Angeles Times, January 13, 2012

Geithner's Not-So-Terrific Forecasting Skills
The American Prospect, January 13, 2012

80% of Homeowners Ineligible for Loan Modification Program
PressTV, January 12, 2012

Haiti Disaster Help Lags Badly
USA Today, January 12, 2012

Scientists: UN Soldiers Brought Deadly Superbug to Americas
ABC News, January 12, 2012

The Role of Private Equity Firms in the U.S. Economy
The Diane Rehm Show (WAMU 88.5 FM), January 12, 2012

RealtyTrac: Foreclosure Filings Fell Steeply In 2011, Little Consolation For Struggling Homeowners
The Huffington Post, January 12, 2012

An Ingrained Suspicion of International ‘Help’
The Kansas City Star, January 12, 2012

Interview with Mark Weisbrot on Mitt Romney's Win in New Hampshire
What's At Stake (WPFW 89.3FM, Washington DC), January 11, 2012

Obama’s Feeling His Power Lately. What Else Can He Do With It?
Colorlines, January 11, 2012

Haitian Firms Few And Far Between On Reconstruction Rosters
NJ Today, January 11, 2012

Candidate Plans to Fix Social Security and Medicare Won't Work
Reuters, January 10, 2012

GOP Debates Ignore Euro Crisis
The Alyona Show (RT), January 09, 2012

Many Question Whether Haiti Quake Donations Were Put to Best Use
Miami Herald, January 09, 2012

Rental Properties Could Help Solve Housing Crisis
PBS Nightly Business Report, January 09, 2012

Dean Baker on the Crisis
EconTalk, January 09, 2012

Haiti Outrage: UN Soldiers from Sex Assault Video Freed
ABC News, January 09, 2012

U.S. Economy Adds 200,000 Jobs In December As Jobless Rate Falls To 8.5 Percent
The Huffington Post, January 06, 2012

Holiday Deliveries Boost Job Numbers
CNN Money, January 06, 2012

Haiti Outrage: UN Soldiers from Sex Assault Video Freed
ABC News, January 06, 2012

Mitt Romney says U.S. Income is Almost 50 Percent Higher Than in Europe
PolitiFact, January 06, 2012

Obama Fails On Minimum Wage Pledge
The Huffington Post, January 05, 2012

Ben Bernanke's Solution To The Housing Crisis: Renting Foreclosed Homes
The Huffington Post, January 05, 2012

The US is a Very Entrepreneurial Economy: It Just Doesn't Have Many Entrepreneurs
Forbes, January 04, 2012

Foreclosure Not Best Solution To Housing Crisis: Federal Reserve Report
The Huffington Post, January 04, 2012

Universal: Best Health Plan
The Charleston Gazette, January 03, 2012

Baker on U.S. Labor Market, Incomes, Stocks
Bloomberg TV, January 03, 2012

Euro’s Tenth Anniversary an Occasion to Mourn
The Progressive, January 02, 2012