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Reports

Reduced Work Hours as a Means of Slowing Climate Change

February 2013, David Rosnick

Public Investment, Industrial Policy and U.S. Economic Renewal
December 2009, Robert Pollin and Dean Baker

Bringing Home the Green Recovery: A User's Guide to the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

March 2009, Shawn Fremstad, Radhika Fox and Jason Walsh

Oil Drilling and Automobile Fuel Economy: The Relative Impact on Oil Prices
September 2008, Dean Baker and Matthew Sherman

Oil Drilling in Environmentally Sensitive Areas: The Role of the Media
September 2008, Mark Weisbrot and Nichole Szembrot

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Op-Eds & Columns

Fighting Climate Change with Taxpayer Dollars isn't a Fight against Freedom – it's a Fight against the End of the Planet

Dean Baker
The Guardian, June 9, 2014

The Texas-California Job Growth Derby

Dean Baker
Huffington Post (The Blog), March 24, 2014

Five Economic Policy Changes for 2014 That Could Boost Employment and Reduce Climate Disruption

Mark Weisbrot
Fresno Bee, January 23, 2014

Action to Curb Economic Inequality and Climate Change Must Top the List

Mark Weisbrot
Chicago Tribune, January 28, 2014
Huffington Post, January 28, 2014
Arizona Daily Star/ Tuscon, January 27, 2014
Harrisburg Sunday PATRIOT News, January 26, 2014
TULSA Sunday WORLD, January 26, 2014
South Bend Sunday Tribune (IN), January 26, 2014
Salt Lake City Sunday Deseret News, January 26, 2014 
Gainsville Sunday Times (GA), January 26, 2014
Rome Sunday News-Tribune (GA), January 26, 2014
Kokomo Sunday Tribune (IN), January 26, 2014
Lawton Sunday Constitution (OK), January 26, 2014
Willmantic Sunday Chronicle (CT), January 26, 2014 
LansingState Journal (MI), January 26, 2014
Sioux Falls Sunday ARGUS (SD), January 26, 2014
Redding Record Seasrlight (CA), January 26, 2014
Wapakoneta Daily News (OH), January 25, 2014
Salinas Californian(CA), January 25, 2014
Duluth News-Tribune, January 25, 2014
Doyleston Intelligencer (PA), January 24, 2014
New Bedford Standard-Times (MA), January 24, 2014
Baltimore Sun, January 23, 2014
Orlando Sentinal, January 23, 2014
Newport News Daily News , January 23, 2014
Bradenton Herald (FL), January 23, 2014 
Bellingham Hearld (WA), January 23, 2014  
Anchorage Daily News (AK), January 23, 2014 
Fresno Bee, January 23, 2014 
Island Packet/ Hilton Head(SC) , January 23, 2014 
Beaufort Gazette (SC), January 23, 2014 
Merced Sun-Star (CA), January 23, 2014 
Modesto Bee, January 23, 2014 
Hanover Evening Sun (PA), January 23, 2014 
 McClatchy DC.com, January 23, 2014 

Saving the Planet or 'Fixing' the Debt

Dean Baker
The Guardian Unlimited, November 8, 2012

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Events

How Federal Reserve Policies Add To Hard Times At The Pump

From Cochabamba to Cancun: Press Breakfast with Pablo Solon

Press Releases

New Paper Projects Significant Carbon Emission Reductions with Fewer Work Hours

February 4, 2013

Analysis: Myth That Offshore Drilling Would Lower Gas Prices Gets Boost from Major Media
September 4, 2008

New Paper Suggests Bolivian Conflict Revolves Around Lopsided Control Over Land and Natural Gas
July 30, 2008    En español

New Report Raises Doubts About IMF Growth Projections
April 4, 2007

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

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Testimony

Federal Reserve Board Policy and the Price of Oil
May 25, 2011, Testimony of Dean Baker before the Oversignt & Government Reform Committee

Other Resources

May 7-8, 2007, New York City
A North American Labor Assembly on Climate Crisis: Building a Global Movement for Clean Energy, Mark Weisbrot spoke at Cornell Global Labor Institute's conference

Bad Logic on Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions
March 9, 2007, Dean Baker's blog Beat the Press


CEPR Economics Seminar Series

Audio and video files of ten CEPR lectures on economic issues

Clean Energy Corps :Clean Energy Corps
Clean Energy Corps: Jobs, Service, and Equal Opportunity in America’s Clean Energy Economy
by Clean Energy Corps Working Group (featuring Dean Baker)
(2008)

Reclaiming Development:Reclaiming Development
An Economic Policy Handbook for Activists and Policymakers
by Ha-Joon Chang and Ilene Grabel
(2004)

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