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Latin American Growth in the 21st Century: The 'Commodities Boom' That Wasn't

May 2014, David Rosnick and Mark Weisbrot

Did NAFTA Help Mexico? An Assessment After 20 Years

February 2014, Mark Weisbrot, Stephan Lefebvre, and Joseph Sammut

Gains from Trade? The Net Effect of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement on U.S. Wages

September 2013, David Rosnick

Missing the Story: The OECD's Analysis of Inequality

July 2012, David Rosnick and Dean Baker

The Necessity of a Lower Dollar and the Route There

February 2012, Dean Baker

Macroeconomic Policy, Growth and Income Distribution in the Brazilian Economy in the 2000s
June 2011, Franklin Serrano and Ricardo Summa

The Scorecard on Development, 1960-2010: Closing the Gap?

April 2011, Mark Weisbrot and Rebecca Ray

Television in Venezuela: Who Dominates the Media?
December 2010, Mark Weisbrot and Tara Ruttenberg

The Gains From Trade: South American Economic Integration and the Resolution of Conflict
November 2010, Mark Weisbrot and Jake Johnston

The IMF and Economic Recovery: Is Fund Policy Contributing to Downside Risks?
October 2010, Mark Weisbrot and Juan Montecino

The Budget Deficit Scare Story and the Great Recession

February 2010, Dean Baker

Bolivia: The Economy During the Morales Administration
December 2009, Mark Weisbrot, Rebecca Ray and Jake Johnston

Economists' Letter in Support of a Financial Transactions Tax

December 2009

Issues in Trade and Protectionism
November 2009, Dean Baker

Free Trade in Health Care: The Gains from Globalized Medicare and Medicaid
October 2009, Dean Baker and Hye Jin Rho

IMF-Supported Macroeconomic Policies and the World Recession: A Look at Forty-One Borrowing Countries
October 2009, Mark Weisbrot, Rebecca Ray, Jake Johnston, Jose Antonio Cordero and Juan Antonio Montecino

The IMF’s Stand-by Arrangements and the Economic Downturn in Eastern Europe: The Cases of Hungary, Latvia, and Ukraine
September 2009, Jose Antonio Cordero

Costa Rica During the Global Recession: Fiscal Stimulus with Tight Monetary Policy
July 2009, Jose Antonio Cordero

Update on the Ecuadorian Economy
June 2009, Mark Weisbrot and Luis Sandoval

Estimating the Cost of Contributions to the IMF
May 2009, Mark Weisbrot and David Rosnick

IMF Voting Shares: No Plans for Significant Changes
May 2009, Mark Weisbrot and Jake Johnston

Troubled Assets: The IMF's Latest Projections for Economic Growth in the Western Hemisphere

April 2009, David Rosnick

Empowering the IMF: Should Reform be a Requirement for Increasing the Fund’s Resources?

April 2009, Mark Weisbrot, Jose Cordero and Luis Sandoval

Update - Debt Cancellation for Haiti: No Reason For Further Delays

December 2008, Mark Weisbrot and Luis Sandoval

Oil Prices and Venezuela's Economy

November 2008, Mark Weisbrot and Rebecca Ray

The United States and the World: Where Are We Headed?
September 2008, Mark Weisbrot

Offshore Drilling and Energy Conservation: The Relative Impact on Gas Prices
June 2008, Dean Baker and Nichole Szembrot

An Empty Research Agenda: The Creation of Myths About Contemporary Venezuela
March 2008, Mark Weisbrot

The Economic Impact of a U.S. Slowdown on the Americas
March 2008, Mark Weisbrot, John Schmitt and Luis Sandoval

Trade and Inequality: The Role of Economists (Conference Presentation)
January 2008, Dean Baker

Debt Cancellation for Haiti: No Reason for Further Delays
December 2007, Mark Weisbrot and Luis Sandoval

Globalization: It Doesn't Just Happen (Conference Presentation)
November 2007, Dean Baker

Argentina's Economic Recovery: Policy Choices and Implications

October 2007, Mark Weisbrot and Luis Sandoval

The Sustainability of Sterilization Policy

September 2007, Roberto Frenkel

Ten Years After: The Lasting Impact of the Asian Financial Crisis
August 2007, Mark Weisbrot

"Usable Productivity" Growth in the U.S.: An International Comparison, 1980-2005

June 2007, Dean Baker and David Rosnick

A Strategy for Balanced Trade and Economic Revitalization
May 2007, Eileen Appelbaum and Dean Baker

Argentina’s Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies after the Convertibility Regime Collapse

April 2007, Roberto Frenkel and Martín Rapetti

Political Forecasting? The IMF’s Flawed Growth Projections for Argentina and Venezuela

April 2007, David Rosnick and Mark Weisbrot

Understanding Low-Wage Work in the United States

March 2007, Heather Boushey, Shawn Fremstad, Rachel Gragg, Margy Waller

Behind the Gap Between Productivity and Wage Growth

February 2007, Dean Baker

Argentina: The Central Bank in the Foreign Exchange Market

February 2007, Roberto Frenkel

Bolivia's Economy: The First Year

January 2007, Mark Weisbrot

Dropping the Ax: Illegal Firings During Union Election Campaigns
January 2007, John Schmitt and Ben Zipperer

Latin America: The End of An Era

Winter 2006, Mark Weisbrot

Ecuador's Presidential Election: Background on Economic Issues

November 2006, Mark Weisbrot, Luis Sandoval, Belén Cadena 

Increasing Inequality in the United States

November 2006, Dean Baker

Whatever Happened to the American Jobs Machine?
October 2006, John Schmitt

Brazil’s Presidential Election: Background on Economic Issues
September 2006, Mark Weisbrot and Luis Sandoval  

A Shrinking Market: Projections for U.S. Imports
July 2006, Mark Weisbrot and David Rosnick

Poverty Rates In Venezuela: Getting the Numbers Right

May 2006, Mark Weisbrot, Luis Sandoval, and David Rosnick

Bolivia's Challenges

March 2006, Mark Weisbrot and Luis Sandoval

The Decline in African-American Representation in Unions and Auto Manufacturing, 1979-2004

January 2006, John Schmitt and Ben Zipperer

How Good is the Economy at Creating Good Jobs?

October 2005, John Schmitt

Opening Doors and Smashing Windows: Alternative Measures for Funding Software Development

October 2005, Dean Baker 

Scorecard on Development: 25 Years of Diminished Progress

September 2005, Mark Weisbrot, Dean Baker and David Rosnick

Four Economic Issues That Environmentalists Should Care About
September 2005, Mark Weisbrot

The Reform of Intellectual Property
July 2005, Dean Baker

A Note on Venezuela's Economic Performance

June 2005, Mark Weisbrot

Poor Numbers: The Impact of Trade Liberalization on World Poverty

November 2004, Mark Weisbrot, David Rosnick and Dean Baker

Getting Mexico to Grow with NAFTA: The World Bank's Analysis

October 2004, Mark Weisbrot, David Rosnick, and Dean Baker

Going Down With the Dollar: The Cost to Developing Countries of a Declining Dollar
September 2004, Mark Weisbrot, David Rosnick, and Dean Baker

Unemployment and Labor Market Institutions: The Failure of the Empirical Case for Deregulation

September 2004, Dean Baker, Andrew Glyn, David Howell, and John Schmitt

Applying Economics to Economists: Good Governance at the International Financial Institutions

July 2004, Mark Weisbrot and Dean Baker

NAFTA at Ten: The Recount

March 2004, Mark Weisbrot, David Rosnick, and Dean Baker

The Cancún Ministerial and the U.S.: Public Perception, Reality, and Implications
February 2004, Mark Weisbrot and Todd Tucker

Fool's Gold: Projections of the U.S. Import Market

January 2004, Dean Baker and Mark Weisbrot

The $300 Billion Question: How Much Do High-Income Countries Subsidize Agriculture?

December 2003, Joseph Wright

Another Lost Decade? Latin America's Growth Failure Continues into the 21st Century

November 2003, Mark Weisbrot and David Rosnick

Labor Market Protections and Unemployment: Does the IMF Have a Case?

November 2003, Dean Baker and John Schmitt

Too Sunny In Latin America? The IMF’s Overly Optimistic Growth Projections and Their Consequences

September 2003, Dean Baker and David Rosnick

Professional Protectionists: The Gains From Free Trade in Highly Paid Professional Services

September 2003, Dean Baker

False Promises on Trade

July 2003, Dean Baker and Mark Weisbrot

World Bank Involvement in the Privitisation of Public Pension Systems in Dev. & Transition Countries
May 2003, Dean Baker and Debayani Kar

The IMF-World Bank Plan for Sri Lanka: Will it Help or Hinder South Asian Success?

April 2003, Debayani Kar

When Rivers Flow Upstream: International Capital Movements in the Era of Globalization
March 2003, Monique Morrissey and Dean Baker

Argentina's Crisis: The Costs and Consequences of Default to the IFIs
November 2002, Mark Weisbrot and Alan Cibils

Paying the Bills in Brazil: Does the IMF Math Add Up?
September 2002, Mark Weisbrot and Dean Baker

Argentina Since Default: The IMF and the Depression
September 2002, Alan Cibils, Mark Weisbrot and Debayani Kar

Defined Contributions from Workers, Guaranteed Benefits for Bankers: The World Bank's Approach to Social Security Reform
July 2002, Dean Baker and Debayani Kar

The Relative Impact of Trade Liberalization on Developing Countries
June 2002, Mark Weisbrot and Dean Baker

The Role of Social Security Privitization in Argentina's Economic Crisis
April 2002, Dean Baker and Mark Weisbrot

When 'Good Parents' Go Bad: The IMF in Argentina
April 2002, Mark Weisbrot and Dean Baker

What Happened to Argentina?

January 2002, Mark Weisbrot and Dean Baker

Money for Nothing: The Increasing Cost of Foreign Reserve Holdings to Developing Nations

November 2001, Dean Baker and Karl Walentin

Will New Trade Gains Make Us Rich? An Assessment of the Prospective Gains from New Trade Agreements

October 2001, Dean Baker and Mark Weisbrot

The World Bank's Attack on Social Security
August 2001, Dean Baker

The Scorecard on Globalization 1980-2000: 20 Years of Diminished Progress

July 2001, Mark Weisbrot, Dean Baker, Egor Kraev, Judy Chen

Effective Currency Transactions Taxes: The Need to Tax Derivatives
July 2001, Dean Baker

Growth May Be Good for the Poor, But are IMF and World Bank Policies Good for Growth?

May 2001, Mark Weisbrot, Dean Baker, Robert Naiman, and Gila Neta

Gaining with Trade?

March 2001, Dean Baker

The Emperor Has No Growth: Declining Economic Growth Rates in the Era of Globalization

November 2000, Mark Weisbrot, Robert Naiman and Joyce Kim

One Year After Seattle: Globalization Revisited

November 2000, Mark Weisbrot

Globalization: A Primer
October 1999, Mark Weisbrot

Recent Experience with International Financial Markets: Lessons for the Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA)
April 1999, Mark Weisbrot and Neil Watkins