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CEPR researches and offers policy solutions on IP issues such as alternatives to copyrights, financing biomedical and drug research, and software development.

Reports

State Savings with an Efficient Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit

March 2013, Dean Baker and Nicole Woo

Reducing Waste With an Efficient Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit

February 2013, Dean Baker

Issues in Trade and Protectionism
November 2009, Dean Baker

The Benefits and Savings of Publicly-Funded Clinical Trials of Prescription Drugs
March 2008, Dean Baker

Celebrating Pork: The Dubious Success of the Medicare Drug Benefit
March 2007, Dean Baker

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Op-Eds & Columns

Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement Runs into Serious Resistance Due to Public Scrutiny

Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian, November 19, 2013

En español

What’s Going on at the WTO?: Opportunties and Risks before the 9th Ministerial Meeting

Deborah James
Huffington Post, November 18, 2013

Want 'Free Trade'? Open the Medical and Drug Industry to Competition

Dean Baker
The Guardian Unlimited, November 11, 2013

The One Percent Want Your Kidney: Tales of Redistribution

Dean Baker
Truthout, July 8, 2013

The Trade Deal Scam

Dean Baker
Truthout, June 11, 2013

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Events

Remembering Aaron Swartz: A Call for CFAA Reform Now

Copyrights: Do They Have a Future in the Internet Age?

Press Releases

Armed With Powerful New Data, Progressive Groups Launch Grassroots Campaign to Enable Medicare Drug-Price Negotiations

February 14, 2013

New Report Looks at Economic Growth Rebound for Low- and Middle-Income Countries Over the Last Decade
April 14, 2011

WTO Talks Collapse Amidst Developing Countries' Reluctance to Sacrifice Food Security
July 29, 2008   En español

New Book Explains Right Turn in US Politics Since 1980
April 3, 2007

Statement: Economic Arguments Surrounding CAFTA Remain Misunderstood
Statement by Mark Weisbrot, July 14, 2005

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Testimony

New Strategies for Supporting Public and Noncommercial Media
April 30, 2010, Dean Baker's Statement at the Federal Communications Commission’s Future of Media Workshop

Other Resources

CEPR Economics Seminar Series
Audio and video files of ten CEPR lectures on economic issues  

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Bad Samaritans:
The Myth of Free Trade and the Secret History of Capitalism

by Ha-Joon Chang
Bloomsbury Press (2007)

Flat World, Big Gaps

Flat World, Big Gaps:
Economic Liberalization, Globalization, Poverty And Inequality
with a chapter by Mark Weisbrot, Dean Baker, and David Rosnick, and a chapter co-authored by Heather Boushey
(forthcoming in May 2007)

The Conservative Nanny State


The Conservative Nanny State:
How the Wealthy Use the Government to Stay Rich and Get Richer
a free e-book by Dean Baker
(2006)

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