CEPR in the News: Oct.-Dec. 2006

CEPR in the News (Archive) 


October - December 2006 

Washington Post: Resolved: To Buy, Sell or Finish
December 30, 2006 (Dean Baker)

Fort Collins Coloradoan: Dems to Tackle Paid Sick Leave
December 30, 2006 (Dean Baker)

Marketwatch.com: Bonds: An Alternative to Stocks in a 2007 Slowdown
December 29, 2006 (Dean Baker)

Washington Post: In Unions, on Lanes
December 29, 2006

Minneapolis Star Tribune: Experts Predict 2007 Will Bring a Slowdown in State, U.S. Job Growth
December 28, 2006 (Dean Baker)

Sarasota Herald-Tribune (FL): Real Pain from Real Estate
December 28, 2006 (Dean Baker)

Wall Street Journal: Renters Gloat over Housing Slump
(Subscription required) 
December 26, 2006 (Dean Baker)

USA Today: Growth or Recession in 2007?
December 26, 2006 (Dean Baker)

Newsweek: Rebalancing the Economy
December 25, 2006 (Dean Baker)

Viet Nam News: Latin America's Swing Healthy for Economies
December 22, 2006 (Mark Weisbrot)

CNNMoney.com: Americans Spend Every Cent ... And More
December 21, 2006 (Dean Baker)

CNNMoney.com: Housing Starts Rebound, but...
December 19, 2006 (Dean Baker)

Los Angeles Times: As Earnings Sizzle, A Chill for Workers
December 19, 2006 (Dean Baker)

Missourian: A Penny Saved is a Degree Earned
December 17, 2006

The Lancet: A New Director General for WHO
(Registration required)
December 16, 2006 (Dean Baker)

Wall Street Journal: Housing, Auto Slumps May Defy Usual Role as Recession Harbingers
(Subscription required)
December 14, 2006 (Dean Baker)

Knight Ridder: College Grads Beware: Many Using Credit Checks to Vet Job Candidates
December 14, 2006 (Heather Boushey)

In These Times: White-Collar Workers Unite
December 14, 2006

Salon.com: Argentina's Tango with Globalization
December 13, 2006 (Dean Baker)

Contra Costa Times (CA): Rosy Labor Report Belies Job Seekers
December 13, 2006 (John Schmitt)

San Diego CityBeat (CA): The Red Tide
December 13, 2006 (Mark Weisbrot)

Dow Jones Newswire: Economists Differ on Fate of Housing Market
December 11, 2006 (Dean Baker)

Media Matters with Bob McChesney (WILL-AM, IL): Latin American Elections
December 10, 2006 (Mark Weisbrot)
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WallStreetJournal.com: Evening Wrap
December 8, 2006 (Dean Baker)

Houston Chronicle: Jobs Up, but Data May Signal Weakness
December 8, 2006 (Dean Baker)

Washington Post: The Persistently Poor
December 8, 2006 (Mark Weisbrot) 

Asbury Park Press (NJ): "Tag-Team" Couples Work Different Shifts to Raise the Kids
December 8, 2006 (Heather Boushey)

Miami Herald: Votes for Chávez
December 8, 2006 (Mark Weisbrot)

Marketplace: Losing the Fight Against Poverty
December 7, 2006 (Mark Weisbrot) 

Salon.com: Nobody Expects the Subprime Inquisition
December 6, 2006 (Dean Baker)

The Guardian (UK): Chávez Triumph Brings Emollient Words from US
December 5, 2006

The Guardian (UK): Forget Shopping, This Could Turn into a Crash
December 4, 2006 (Dean Baker)

Los Angeles TimesGender Pay Gap Narrows — For Unexpected Reasons
December 3, 2006 (Heather Boushey)

WBRZ-TV (ABC, Louisiana): Washington Watch for December 3: Drug Fight to Include Tauzin
December 3, 2006 

The Independent (UK): Viva Chavez!
December 3, 2006 (Mark Weisbrot)

International Herald Tribune: Despite Oil Boom, Venezuela Heads into Election Uneasy about Economy
November 30, 2006 (Mark Weisbrot)

O'Reilly Radio Factor: Income Redistribution
November 30, 2006 (Dean Baker)

Washington Times: New Leader Vows to Oust  U.S. Anti-Drug Squad
November 30, 2006 (Mark Weisbrot)

Kudlow & Company (CNBC): Money Politics
November 29, 2006 (Dean Baker)

The Independent (UK): Correa Hails Victory for the Left in Ecuador
November 28, 2006 (Mark Weisbrot) 

United Press International: Analysis: Ecuador Eyes Privatization
November 28, 2006 (Mark Weisbrot)

BBC News: Ecuador Votes for Break With Past
November 27, 2006 (Mark Weisbrot) 

Insight (CNN International): Five Years after the Enron Scandal
November 27, 2006 (Dean Baker)

In These TimesWhat We Learn When We Learn Economics
November 27, 2006 (Dean Baker) 

Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Productivity Lull Raises Concerns
November 24, 2006 (Dean Baker)

U.S. News & World Report: What to do if the Economy Tanks
November 22, 2006 (Dean Baker)

Forbes: 'El Presidente' Pushes Forward
November 21, 2006 (Mark Weisbrot)

Newsweek International: Europe: The Great Jobs Machine
November 20, 2006 (John Schmitt) 

Fronntline (India): No-Win Situation
November 18, 2006 (Mark Weisbrot)

Los Tiempos (Bolivia): BID acuerda perdonar deuda a Bolivia y a otros 4 países
November 18, 2006 (Mark Weisbrot)

Estrella (Spain): Europa Repunta
Op-Ed by Josep Borrell (President, European Parliament)
November 16, 2006 (John Schmitt, Dean Baker)

CNN/Money: Nobel Economist Milton Friedman Dead at 94
Novembere 16, 2006 (Mark Weisbrot)

The Nation: Letter from Venezuela: The Land of Chavismo (Subscription required)
November 16, 2006 (Mark Weisbrot)

The New Republic: Pelosi's Pet Issue (Subscription required)
November 15, 2006 (Dean Baker)

Roanoke Times: A Drug Plan for the People
November 15, 2006 (Dean Baker)

Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Confident Businesses Step Up Spending
November 14, 2006 (Dean Baker)

Financial Times: Free Trade Was Never in the Building...
Nov. 13, 2006 (Letter to the Editor by Ben Zipperer) 

Columbus Dispatch (OH):  Voters Change Congress's Agenda
November 12, 2006 (Heather Boushey) 

The World (BBC/PRI): Pro-Democracy Programs in Venezuela
November 10, 2006 (Mark Weisbrot)

Minneapolis Star-Tribune: Democrats Bring New Numbers to Legal Equation
November 9, 2006 (Heather Boushey)

Gainesville Sun (FL): Give Him a Chance
November 8, 2006 (Mark Weisbrot)

CNN/MoneyReal Estate: Babes in Bearland
November 7, 2006 (Dean Baker)

Houston Chronicle: Effort by U.S. to Derail Ortega Comes up Short
November 7, 2006 (Mark Weisbrot)

Playful.com (Romania): Right-Wing Split to Hand Ortega Win
November 7, 2006 (Mark Weisbrot)

BBC TV World News: Latin American Expert's View
October 30, 2006 (Mark Weisbrot) Extratos em português

Christian Science Monitor: The Truth Behind Women 'Opting Out'
October 30, 2006 (Heather Boushey)

Christian Science Monitor: A Halloween Mask for Social Security
October 30, 2006 (Dean Baker)

Louisiana Weekly: Helping Blacks Seize Financial Control
October 30, 2006

MSNBC: Fiscal Roadshow Warns of Trouble Ahead
October 29, 2006 (Dean Baker)

Alameda Times-Star (CA): Stark Seeks Alterations to Medicare
October 29, 2006 (Dean Baker)

New York Times: Growth Slackened in Summer
October 28, 2006 (Dean Baker)

Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Housing Puts a Big Drag on 3rd Quarter Growth
October 28, 2006 (Dean Baker)

CBS Evening News with Katie Couric: New Home Prices Plummet
October 26, 2006 (Dean Baker)

Palm Beach Post: Mahoney, Negron Slam Each Other's Plans
October 25, 2006

Miami Herald: Gas Prices Are Down, But Not Surcharges
October 24, 2006 (Dean Baker)

Hartford Courant: Social Security: No Easy Solution
October 24, 2006 (Dean Baker)

Daily Press (VA): The Ultimate Drug Deal, October 24, 2006

Christian Science Monitor: Tax Cuts Do Work - But Only for a While
October 23, 2006 (John Schmitt)

Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Reading the Economy's Mixed Signals (Registration required)
October 19, 2006 (Dean Baker)

Sunday Charleston Gazette (WV): Housing Attracts Dreamers, Schemers
October 17, 2006 (Dean Baker)

ABCNews.com: Excerpt: 'Why Smart Men Marry Smart Women'
October 16, 2006 (Heather Boushey)

Bloomberg.com: Noboa Catapults to Ecuador Presidential Runoff; Bonds May Rise
October 16, 2006 (Mark Weisbrot)

Los Angeles Times: Sluggish Job Growth Could Affect Elections
October 7, 2006 (Dean Baker)

Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Jobs Data Worst in a Year
October 7, 2006 (Dean Baker)

Miami Herald: Secretary on Board
October 7, 2006 (Dean Baker)

Washington Times: Unemployment Falls, Wages Up 4 Percent
October 7, 2006 (Dean Baker)

U.S. News & World Report: Wal-Mart Seeks to Increase Part-Timers
October 2, 2006 (Heather Boushey)

Latin Business Chronicle: Brazil Election Surprise (Subscription required)
October 3, 2006


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