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CEPR in the News: July-September 2007

CEPR in the News (Archive)

 July - September 2007  

Washington Post
Housing Experts See Further Declines in 2008
September 30, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Business Week
Traders Betting on Home Price Declines
September 26, 2007 (Dean Baker)

WIS-TV (Columbia, SC): Union Workers Striking Against GM
September 24, 2007 (Heather Boushey)

Condé Nast Portfolio:
The Oil Price Denomination Fallacy
September 24, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Palm Beach Post
: Single-Payer, or Medicare for All, Is the Way to Go
September 23, 2007 (Dean Baker)

ew York Times: They Cried Wolf: They Were Right
September 23, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Condé Nast Portfolio: How to Mitigate the Pain of Foreclosure
September 21, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Yahoo! Finance News:
Mortgage Rates Lower, Too? Not So Fast
September 20, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Richmond.com: Agree to Disagree: Leahy and Williamson Weigh In on the National Economy
September 20, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Nightly Business Report: Federal Regulators Are Relaxing the Restrictions on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
September 19, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Salon.com: Rate Cut Delirium Battles Housing Starts Unhappiness
September 19, 2007 (Dean Baker)

CBS Evening News: Trying to Escape the Credit Crunch
September 18, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Fed Cut Could Buoy Housing Markets
September 18, 2007 (Dean Baker)

New York Times
: A Radical Gives Bolivia Some Stability
September 18, 2007

Salon.com: Invasion Greenspan
September 17, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Energy Tribune: PDVSA’s Vision for Social Development
September 17, 2007

Condé Nast Portfolio: Greenspan: Book Release Day Arrives
September 17, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Christian Science Monitor
Automatic IRA's Present Risks, Opportunities
September 17, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Mortgage Experts Push New Home-Saving Programs
September 14, 2007 (Dean Baker)

: Venezuela to Try Again With Bono del Sur (Subscription required)
September 14, 2007 (Mark Weisbrot and Luis Sandoval)

Christian Science Monitor
Credit Crunch Likely to Spur Reforms
September 14, 2007 (Dean Baker)

KPCC 89.3 FM: When Good Times Stop Rolling: Living in a Recession
September 13, 2007 (Dean Baker)

WMNF 88.5 FM: Liberal Economist Says Recession Is On the Way
September 13, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Kudlow and Co. (CNBC): Tax Hikes Ahead
September 12, 2007 (Heather Boushey)

: Be Careful What You Wish For 
September 12, 2007 (Dean Baker)

St. Louis Post-Dispatch (MO): Political Solutions to Mortgage Problems Fall Short
September 12, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Chattanooga Times Free Press (TN): A 'No-Vacation' Nation?
September 9, 2007

Las Vegas Sun
: Regulator Defends Subprime Lending
September 9, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Kansas City Star (MO): Jobs Are Cut for the First Time in Four Years
September 8, 2007 (Heather Boushey)

FAIR: The Poor Will Always Be With Us
September 6, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Mother Jones
: Dissecting the Mortgage Meltdown
September 6, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Sirotablog: Claim vs. Fact: Why Do Colorado Cons Insist On Lying About Unions?
September 6, 2007

KTUU-NBC (Alaska): Record Number of Southcentral Families Face Foreclosure
September 6, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Latin American Special Reports: Neoliberalism’s Two-Decade Evolution: The Changing Nature of a Policy ‘Consensus’ (Registration required)
September 6, 2007 (Mark Weisbrot)

Marketplace Radio (PRI): An Own-to-Rent Solution
September 6, 2007 (Dean Baker)

CNBC: Cleaning up Credit Markets
September 5, 2007 (Mark Weisbrot)

CNBC: Abolish the Fed?
September 4, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Christian Science Monitor
: Great Global Shift to Service Jobs
September 4, 2007 (Mark Weisbrot)

The Seacoast  (NH): The Nation's Workers Persist in Their Struggles
September 3, 2007

HuffingtonPost.com: Restoring the Promise of the American Dream
September 3, 2007

C-SPAN Washington Journal: Interview with Mark Weisbrot (Best viewed using Real Player)
September 2, 2007 (Mark Weisbrot)

Los Angeles Times
: Bad Outlook for Homeowners (Free registration required)
September 2, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Columbia Journalism Review: The Uncle Sam Solution
September/ October 2007 (Dean Baker)

U.S. Banker
: Bank of South Draws Mixed Reviews
September 2007 (Mark Weisbrot)

Investor's Business Daily: Bush Will Let FHA Refinance Mortgages In Default To Aid Struggling Borrowers
(Subscription required)
August 31, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Business Week: Housing: Bush Rides to the Rescue, Sort of
August 31, 2007 (Dean Baker)

The Olympian
(WA) (AP): Labor Your Days Away
August 31, 2007 (John Schmitt)

CNNMoney.com: Bush Will Let FHA Refinance Mortgages in Default to Aid Struggling Borrowers
August 31, 2007  (Dean Baker)

Counter Spin (FAIR): Heather Boushey on Census Poverty Report
August 31, 2007 (Heather Boushey)

Salon.com: Bush's New Deal on Housing
August 31, 2007 (Dean Baker)

ey.com: Bush Offers Help To Troubled Homeowners
August 31, 2007

The Morning Show (KPFA): Is the Economy Ready to Tank?
August 29, 2007 (Mark Weisbrot)

: Winds of Creative Destruction
August 29, 2
007 (Dean Baker)

Worker's Independent News: Report Confirms The Union Advantage For Lower-Wage Workers
August 28, 2007 (John Schmitt)

Condé Nast Portfolio: Do We Need to Bailout Homeowners?
August 28, 2007 (Dean Baker)

New York Times: In Washington, Aid to Homeowners Debated
August 28, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Charleston Gazette: Mortgages, 40,000 Jobs Lost
August 27, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Wall Street Journal
Venezuelans Chase Dollars Amid Worries Over Economy (Subscription required)
August 27, 2007

Morning Sentinel
(ME): Maine Floats Tycoons' Boats
August 27, 2007 (Mark Weisbrot)

(AP): Chávez Offers Billions in Latin America
August 26, 2007 (Mark Weisbrot)

New York Times
: Drop Foreseen in Median Price of U.S. Homes

August 26, 2007 (Dean Baker)

US News & World Reports: Bailing Out Homeowners
August 26, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Financial Times: Where to Live If You're Banking on a Long Weekend
August 25, 2007

IPS North America: U.S. Mortgage Woes Leave Poor Homeowners Adrift
August 24, 2007 (Dean Baker)

(NC): In Washington, Aid to Homeowners Is Debated
August 24, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Financial Times
: Chávez's Iron Grip on Economy 'Unsustainable'
August 24, 2007 (Mark Weisbrot)

Montreal Gazette
: Don't Carp at Teachers
August 23, 2007 (Rebecca Ray, John Schmitt)

CBS News: The Fed and the Bubble
August 23, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Condé Nast Portfolio: Market Movers: Bush's FHA Band-Aid
August 22, 2007 (Dean Baker)

WMNF 88.5 FM: Economist: Save At-Risk Borrowers, Not Bloated Bankers
August 22, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Edmonton Sun
(Alberta, CA): Risky Mortgages May Hurt Us All
August 22, 2007 (Dean Baker)

: World Bank Rules
August 20, 2007

San Francisco Chronicle: Letter to the Editor, 'Hold the Sniping'
August 20, 2007 (Dean Baker)

International Herald Tribune
: Globalization Closes in on Swedes' Treasured Vacation Time
August 20, 2007

Business Week: Venezuela Isn't as Poor as it Seems
August 20, 2007 (Dan Beeton)

The Charleston Gazette
(WV): Welfare for the Rich: Liberals and Conservatives Love Big Government, Economist Says
August 19, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Detroit Free Press: What We Didn't Do on Vacation
August 19, 2007

Seattle Times: The Incredible Shrinking Vacation
August 19, 2007

Star-Ledger (NJ): Anatomy of a Credit Crisis, from Subprime to Prime Time
August 19, 2007 (Dean Baker)

New York Times
: Waking Up to the Real Estate Nightmare
August 18, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Fed Cut: Easier on Home Borrowers, Too
August 17, 2007 (Dean Baker)

U.S. News and World Reports
Bernanke Plays a High-Risk Game
August 17, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Time Magazine: Ground Zero of the Real Estate Bust
August 16, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Left Business Observer (WBAI): Dean Baker on the Housing Bust
August 16, 2007 (Dean Baker)

BBC Brasil:
Receita da Bolívia com hidrocarbonetos aumentou para 13,3% do PIB, diz estudo
August 16, 2007 (Mark Weisbrot)

MSNBC: Housing, Stock Woes Could Pinch Consumers
August 16, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Lou Dobbs Tonight:
Middle Class Squeeze Hits Wal-Mart
August 14, 2007 (Heather Boushey)

Dayton Daily News
: Does the Drug Patent System Make Consumers Spend More?
August 14, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel
: What Do You Gain in Missing Vacation Time?
August 13, 2007

The Osgood File: Sub-prime Mortgage Crisis
August 13, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Boston Globe
: The Underworked American
August 12, 2007 (John Schmitt)

Media Matters with Bob McChesney (WILL): Housing Bubble
August 12, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Detroit Free Press
: No Summer Vacation for Half of Metro Residents This Year
August 11, 2007

Miami Herald (McClatchy News Service):
Could Hedge Funds Be a Looming Crisis?
August 8, 2007 (Dean Baker)

The Irish Times: A No-Vacation Nation (Subscription required)
August 8, 2007 (John Schmitt)

Wall Street Journal online: Fed May Lose Productivity Ally in Inflation Fight
August 7, 2007 (Dean Baker)

The Paradise Post
(CA): Thoughts That Keep Me From Sleeping at Night
August 7, 2007

(Venezuela): La deuda pública venezolana está por debajo del 23% del PIB
August 7, 2007

ABC News: 'Sicko,' Health Care and SCHIP
August 5, 2007

The Independent
: Out of America: Holidays Are for Wimps (And the President)
August 5, 2007

New York Times Magazine
: Vacation, All I Never Wanted (registration required)
August 5, 2007

Kansas City Star: National Unemployment Rate Rises Slightly
August 3, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Insighters (KPFK, Los Angeles, CA): Outsourcing and Globalization
August 2, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Sun-Sentinel (FL): Rest and Recreation Need to Become Americans' Priorities
August 2, 2007

Le Monde diplomatique: Hugo Chávez
August 2007 (Mark Weisbrot, Luis Sandoval, David Rosnick)

KDKA TV (Pittsburgh): Study Finds U.S. Is Becoming a No Vacation Nation
July 31, 2007 (John Schmitt)

MSNBC: Vacation Deprivation: Making Time for Time Off
July 31, 2007

The New Republic
: Getaway (Free registration required)
July 30, 2007 (John Schmitt, Rebecca Ray)

Christian Science Monitor: Yawning Rich-Poor Gap Could Hobble Economy
July 30, 2007 (Heather Boushey)

Boston Globe
: For Some, Taking a Vacation Feels Like Work
July 29, 2007 (John Schmitt)

Barron's Online: Market Mayhem
July 28, 2007 (Dean Baker) 

AlterNet: Two Trillion Spent on Healthcare Each Year: A Sick Way to Prop Up an Ailing Economy
July 28, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Counter Spin (FAIR): Dean Baker on Economic Myths
ly 27, 2007 (Dean Baker) 

New York Times
: Drive More, Pay More (registration required)
July 27, 2007 (Dean Baker)

The Squawk Box (CNBC): Too Many Homeowners?
July 26, 2007 (Mark Weisbrot)

EFE: La actual economía venezolana según la óptica de nuevo informe estadounidense
July 26, 2007 (Mark Weisbrot)

Marketplace Radio (PRI): Venezuela's Social Spending Spree
July 26, 2007 (Mark Weisbrot)

Washington Times: Campaign Economic Indicators
July 26, 2007 (Dean Baker)

United Press International: Analysis: Venezuela May Face Shortcomings
July 25, 2007 (Mark Weisbrot)

Bangor Daily News
(ME): Corporate Monopoly and the Business Climate
July 24, 2007 (Dean Baker)

American Workers Are Vacation-Deprived, Advocates Say
July 23, 2007

Wichita Eagle Blog (KS): The French Are on Vacation Right Now
July 23, 2007

Denver Post: Americans Vacationing Less  
July 22, 2007

New York Times: Brazil’s Objections Slow Chávez’s Plan for Regional Bank (Subscription needed)
July 22, 2007 (Mark Weisbrot) 

Sacramento News & Review: Calculate This
July 19, 2007

North Jersey Herald News (NJ): Clifton May Expand School Child Care
July 18, 2007 (Heather Boushey)

Columbia Journalism Review: Southern Strategy
July/ August 2007 (Dean Baker)

Los Angeles Times: In the U.S., it's All Work and No Paid Play
July 16, 2007 (John Schmitt)

Washington Times: '08 Economic Advisers Hew to Center
July 16, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Los Angeles Times: Land of the Overworked and Tired
July 15, 2007

CNNMoney.com: Who Gets the Most (and Least) Vacation
July 13, 2007

Minyanville: Is War Really Good for the Economy?
July 12, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Christian Science Monitor: Latin America's Answer to the World Bank and IMF
July 11, 2007 (Mark Weisbrot)

Savannah Morning News (GA): June Rise in Construction Jobs Goes Against Housing Trend
July 10, 2007 (Heather Boushey)

Indianapolis Star
: Americans Need a Break
July 10, 2007

Inter-Press Service: U.S. Ups the Ante Against Latin American Populism 
July 9, 2007 (Mark Weisbrot)

El Nuevo Herald (FL): Vacaciones de verano
July 8, 2007

Toronto Star: Want More Vacation? Move to Finland
July 8, 2007

Jackson Sun
(TN): Food, Gas Prices Up
July 8, 2007 (Dean Baker)

Kansas City Star
: U.S. Unemployment Rate Didn't Budge for June
July 6, 2007 (Heather Boushey)

Kansas City Star: Summer Jobs Are Hard to Find for Teens
July 6, 2007 (Heather Boushey)

International Herald Tribune
: Meanwhile: Who Lives Better?
July 5, 2007

Elliott Wave International: Market Watch: The No-Vacation Nation
July 5, 2007

Reuters: Europe Heads to Beach, America Heads to Work
July 5, 2007

Arkansas Times
: The Supermom Myth
July 5, 2007 (Heather Boushey)

Gwinnett Daily Post (GA): All Work and No Play Makes a Boring Life
July 3, 2007

Bloomberg: Argentina's Senator Kirchner to Run for President
July 2, 2007 (Mark Weisbrot)

Kiplinger Business Resource Center: Does the U.S. Work Too Hard?
July 2007


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