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CEPR in the News: October - December 2011


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October - December 2011

2011, The Year Washington Lost
The Huffington Post, December 31, 2011

Oregon Minimum Wage Rises 30 Cents Sunday
KTVZ News, December 29, 2011

Debt-Ceiling Lift Could Trigger Fight Before Elections
National Journal, December 27, 2011

Bloomberg Releases Most Detailed Description Yet Of Federal Reserve Emergency Loans
The Huffington Post, December 23, 2011

Unemployed Seniors Struggle to Find Work
The Uptowner, December 22, 2011

Future Shock: The Most Dangerous Idea of 2012
CBS MoneyWatch, December 21, 2011

U.N. 'Must Face Up' To Haiti Cholera Outbreak
Kaiser Daily Global Health Policy Report, December 21, 2011

The Progressive Honor Roll of 2011
The Nation, December 21, 2011

Kiss 226 Million Vacation Days Goodbye
The Deseret News, December 20, 2011

If Payroll Tax Cut And Unemployment Benefits Are Not Extended, Labor Market Could Take Big Hit
The Huffington Post, December 19, 2011

No, Malthus, No: Living Longer Is a Blessing, Not a Curse
National Journal, December 15, 2011

Grand Illusion: Why Europe Should Question Wisdom of "Austerity"
CBS MoneyWatch, December 12, 2011

No One Says Who Took $586 Billion in Fed Swaps Done in Anonymity
Bloomberg BusinessWeek, December 12, 2011

If Latvia is a Bailout Success Story, Be Very Scared of Failure
The Guardian, December 10, 2011

David Cay Johnston: A Tax Credit that Worsens Poverty
Reuters, December 09, 2011

Government Jobs Could Fix Unemployment Crisis, Some Suggest
The Huffington Post, December 09, 2011

European Leaders Take Crucial First Step
National Journal, December 09, 2011

Citizens Intervention Series: Dean Baker
Coffee Party USA, December 09, 2011

What the EU Deal Means for the US
The World (PRI), December 09, 2011

Why Capping Credit-Card Rates Won’t Help Consumers
MarketWatch, December 08, 2011

The Reliability of Performance Appraisals, Ads on Chicago City Property, and the Cost of Employee Turnover
Governing, December 08, 2011

How Much Would the Middle Class Benefit Under Romney's Tax Plan?
First Read (MSNBC), December 08, 2011

Leaders Meet to Save Euro
CTV News, December 08, 2011

Welfare Gives Rise to Growth
Haaretz, December 07, 2011

CELAC Launch Underlines Regional Cohesion Against U.S.
World Politics Review, December 06, 2011

Chilean President is Named Head of New International Body
The Santiago Times, December 05, 2011

Interview with Mark Weisbrot on the Eurozone Crisis
Al Jazeera English, December 05, 2011

Dean Baker: "If You Want to Talk to Someone From Goldman Sachs, Call the Treasury"
Capital Account (RT), December 05, 2011

Mid-Day Extra: The Value Of Vacation
Marketplace Morning Report, December 02, 2011

Jobless Rate Falls to 8.6%, Sending Mixed Message on Economy
The Los Angeles Times, December 02, 2011

Occupy Los Angeles: What Is The Role Of The City's Latinos?
The Huffington Post, December 02, 2011

The Future of Growing Old in America
The Guardian, December 01, 2011

San Francisco Minimum Wage Hike Sets National Record
The Huffington Post, December 01, 2011

Global Economics
RadioActive, December 01, 2011

IMF won’t find it easy to tap Brazil’s cash
Globe and Mail, December 01, 2011

Interview with John Schmitt on Fed Intervention in the Eurozone Crisis
The Rick Smith Show, December 01, 2011

Should the Fed Intervene in the Euro Zone's Debt Crisis?
Global Post, November 30, 2011

One Analyst's Take on How the Economic-Equality Gap Got So Large
The Montreal Gazette, November 30, 2011

IMF Bailout: Taxpayers on the Hook?
The Kudlow Report (CNBC), November 30, 2011

Interview with Mark Weisbrot on the Fed and the Eurozone Crisis (Mark joins the program at 10:00)
Wake Up Call (WBAI 99.5 FM, New York, NY), November 30, 2011

Why Central Bank Intervention Should Make Us More Worried
Globe and Mail, November 30, 2011

Market to ECB: Do Something!
CNN Money, November 29, 2011

Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and the State of the American Economy
Uprising Radio, November 28, 2011

Austerity Not the Answer for Europe
Business News Network, November 28, 2011

Fox News Viewers Most Likely To Believe U.S. Bailing Out Europe
Forbes, November 28, 2011

Maxine Waters: More Polarizing Than Frank?
MarketWatch, November 28, 2011

Secret Fed Loans Gave Banks $13 Billion Undisclosed to Congress
Bloomberg, November 27, 2011

Haitians to U.N.: Please Leave
In These Times, November 24, 2011

Deadlock Over How to Reduce the US Debt
RFI, November 24, 2011

Interview with Nicole Woo on Supercommittee (around 11:45)
Wake Up Call (WBAI 99.5 FM, New York City), November 23, 2011

Foreclosure Settlement Awaits California's Next Move
The Huffington Post, November 23, 2011

After ‘Supercommittee’ Failure, Burden Falls on Full Congress to Prevent Scheduled Tax Increases
ABC News, November 22, 2011

To Cut Or Not To Cut
Background Briefing with Ian Masters, November 22, 2011

Union Organizers Still Fired With Impunity
Truthout, November 21, 2011

No Deal for the Supercommittee?
The Dylan Ratigan Show (MSNBC), November 21, 2011

Supercommittee Not a Failure?
The Kudlow Report (CNBC), November 21, 2011

Obama Pulled Into Washington Blame Game
Financial Times, November 21, 2011

Corporate Power Grows Stronger as Government Wanes
Los Angeles Times, November 19, 2011

Haiti's Plan to Revive Army Worries Critics
Montreal Gazette, November 19, 2011

Debate On Austerity And The Eurozone
The Real News, November 19, 2011

Haiti's President Launches Plans to Restore Army
BBC News, November 18, 2011

Explainer: How Did Inequality in America Get So Bad? And What Can the Government Do to Fix It?
The Nation, November 17, 2011

Politics Matters More Than Globalisation or Technology for Unionisation (and Equality)
Social Europe Journal, November 17, 2011

Analysis - Haitian Army: Ghost of Bloody Past Set for Revival
Reuters, November 17, 2011

Is China’s $6 Trillion Economy on a Bubble?
The Stream (Al Jazeera English), November 16, 2011

Interview with Mark Weisbrot on the European Economic Crisis (Mark joins the program at 25:00)
Counterpoint (WPKN 89.5 FM, CT), November 14, 2011

The Deleveraging Myth
The New Yorker, November 14, 2011

Romney’s Tax-Cutting Path to Budget Balance Clouded as Savings Fall Short
Bloomberg, November 14, 2011

Obama Keen for Court Backing on Health Law
Financial Times, November 14, 2011

Comeback Countries: Lessons for the Eurozone
CBS Money Watch, November 11, 2011

Swiss Men in Line for Paternity Leave Boost
The Local, November 11, 2011

The GOP's 'Uncertainty' Talking Point, Debunked
The Huffington Post, November 11, 2011

Is a Two-Tier Eurozone a Way out of the Crisis?
Channel 4 News, November 10, 2011

Big Hedge Fund Manager Chides Dodd-Frank
MarketWatch, November 10, 2011

Lame Excuses Given for Stock Market Advance
Miami Stock Market Examiner, November 09, 2011

GOP: ‘Ridiculous’ Benefits for Rich Could Go
POLITICO, November 09, 2011

Debate on U.S. Economy, "How to Solve the Unemployment Problem: Views from the Left, Right and Center," Brings Together Diverse Views of Necessary Solutions
Daily Bruin, November 09, 2011

Interview with Mark Weisbrot on Greece and the Eurozone (Mark joins the program at 22:42)
WBAI 99.5 FM (New York, NY), November 08, 2011

"Right-to-Rent": A Simple, Sensible Idea That Dysfunctional Washington Is More Than Happy to Let Die
The Huffington Post, November 08, 2011

No End in Sight to Europe’s Debt Crisis
Uprising Radio, November 07, 2011

National Unemployment Falls Slightly as Checks Run Out for Most Out-of-Work Americans
Democracy Now!, November 07, 2011

U.S. Economist Weisbrot: Latvia’s Story Is Not an Argentine-Type Recovery
The Baltic Course, November 07, 2011

Pew Report on Young-Old Wealth Gap is Misleading and Divisive; Could Fuel Intergenerational Class War
AlterNet, November 07, 2011

New Measure Shows Higher Poverty Rate In U.S.
All Things Considered (NPR), November 07, 2011

Greece: From Eurozone Villain to Victim
Hindustan Times, November 06, 2011

David Usborne: Middle-Class Meltdown in Suburbia
The London Independent, November 06, 2011

Downturn Takes Heaviest Toll on Younger Americans
Life Inc. (TODAY), November 06, 2011

Dean Baker Virtually Speaking with Jay Ackroyd
Virtually Speaking (BlogTalkRadio), November 04, 2011

Staying on the Job: A Program in Rhode Island Helps Businesses Keep People Employed
Need to Know (PBS), November 04, 2011

Did a Social Security Story Go Too Far?
The Washington Post, November 04, 2011

Interview with Mark Weisbrot on Greece (Mark joins the program at 12:26)
Living Room (KPFA 94.1 FM, Berkeley, CA), November 04, 2011

Building a Better Ohio Says Public Workers Make 43 Percent More in Wages and Benefits Than Private Sector Workers
PolitiFact, November 04, 2011

IMF Returns to Center Stage
Marketplace, November 04, 2011

Robin Hood Tax Coming Soon?
The Alyona Show (RT), November 03, 2011

Sarkozy Optimistic At G20 On Global Transaction Tax Amid Occupy Wall Street Groundswell
The Huffington Post, November 03, 2011

Poverty Rate Doubled in the Midwestern Rust Belt Over Past Decade
ABC News, November 03, 2011

U.S. to Europe: Do As We Did, Not As We’ll (Probably) Do
National Journal, November 03, 2011

Time For a Tax on Speculation
The Wall Street Journal, November 02, 2011

How the Rich Created the Social Security “Crisis”
Salon, November 02, 2011

Social Security Will Not Destroy the Economy
The Christian Science Monitor, November 01, 2011

Argentina 2001 vs. Greece 2011: The Parallels and Pitfalls of Comparison
The Washington Diplomat, November 01, 2011

And Congress’ Rich Get Richer
Roll Call, November 01, 2011

The Social Security Story That's Driving Liberals Crazy
The Atlantic Wire, October 30, 2011

Unions Look to Protesters for Future Supporters
The Wall Street Journal, October 29, 2011

U.S. Student Debt Now in the Trillions
RT, October 29, 2011

Austerity Is In Vogue
Marketplace, October 28, 2011

Reaction to Europe's Latest Efforts to Contain Its Debt Crisis
The Diane Rehm Show (WAMU 88.5 FM), October 27, 2011

Protesters Rally Around Trading Tax
Roll Call, October 27, 2011

Transaction Tax On Financial Speculation Gets Boost From Occupy Wall Street
The Huffington Post, October 26, 2011

Mark Weisbrot: Eurozone Dealing With a 'Crisis of Policy Failure'
The Guardian , October 26, 2011

How to Be a 1 Percenter
The Nation, October 26, 2011

U.S. Must Act to Halt Downward Spiral
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, October 25, 2011

Haiti's Earthquake Survivors Re-Victimized by State-Sanctioned Forced Evictions
Truthout, October 24, 2011

The U.S. Housing Market
The Diane Rehm Show (WAMU 88.5 FM), October 24, 2011

New Obama Foreclosure Plan Helps Banks At Taxpayers' Expense
The Huffington Post, October 24, 2011

Will Obama’s Job Plan Save His?
In These Times, October 24, 2011

Will Obama's Mortgage Refinance Plan Help You?
CBS Evening News, October 24, 2011

GOP Flat Tax Debate
The Kudlow Report (CNBC), October 24, 2011

Argentina’s Unorthodox Vice President-Elect Had Key Role in Country’s Recent Economic Growth
The Associated Press (Washington Post), October 24, 2011

Argentina’s First Female President Re-Elected with Landslide Vote
London Daily Mail, October 24, 2011

Four Things Occupy Wall Street Should Know About the Federal Reserve
AlterNet, October 23, 2011

Boom Times Fuel Argentine President's Re-Election
The Associated Press, October 23, 2011

Which Bank Is the Worst for America? Five Behemoths That Hold Our Political System Hostage
AlterNet, October 20, 2011

Globalization Scorches Greece
The Progressive, October 20, 2011

A Small Tax on Wall Street Could Be a Big Help to US Economy
The Christian Science Monitor, October 19, 2011

Commentary: Is recession over? Economy May Be Growing, But Vital Signs Are Weak
Palm Beach Post, October 19, 2011

Senior Citizens Will Get a Bump in Social Security Payments
Marketplace, October 19, 2011

Seniors Lament: 3.6% Social Security Hike Isn't Enough
Palm Beach Post, October 19, 2011

Conflicts Of Interest Abound At The Federal Reserve, Report Finds
The Huffington Post, October 19, 2011

Democrats and the Death of Keynesian Economics
Truthout, October 18, 2011

A Test for Haiti’s Prisons as Trial Opens in 2010 Killing of Inmates
Free Speech Radio News, October 18, 2011

Obama Invokes OWS on Jobs Tour
The Alyona Show (RT), October 17, 2011

From Athens to Madison: DIY Responses to a Global Economic Recession
Indian Country Today Media Network, October 16, 2011

Dean Baker on How We Can Make the 'Free Market' Work for the 99%
AlterNet, October 13, 2011

Georgia Works Jobs Training Program: a Peach or the Pits?
PBS NewsHour, October 12, 2011

Emerging Markets Brace for Global Slowdown
AFP (MSN Finance), October 11, 2011

Charts: 6 Big Economic Myths, Debunked
Mother Jones, October 10, 2011

Who Pays If Social Security Cap is Lifted? Not Many Taxpayers
Life Inc. (MSNBC), October 10, 2011

Economy Remains Sluggish in September
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, October 08, 2011

The Perils of Leverage
Barron's, October 08, 2011

Washington Injects Another $120 Million Into Marriage, Fatherhood Programs Amid Skepticism
FOX News, October 07, 2011

Tepid Jobs Report Allays Some Double-Dip Fears
Kansas City Star, October 07, 2011

Calling Wall Street A ‘Gambling Casino,’ Democratic Rep. DeFazio Proposes Financial Transactions Tax
ThinkProgress, October 05, 2011

Rage on Wall Street
Al Jazeera English, October 04, 2011

Why "Occupy Wall Street" captures the moment
CBS News, October 04, 2011

Wall St. Trading Could Generate Taxes
POLITICO, October 04, 2011

Shaun Donovan's Focus Altered by Foreclosures
POLITICO, October 03, 2011

Interview with Mark Weisbrot
Media Matters with Bob McChesney, October 02, 2011

The Week in Words: Paradigm Shift; Regenerative Juices
Philadelphia Inquirer, October 02, 2011

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