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CEPR looks at the impact of international financial institutions on economic growth, poverty rates, and trade around the world.

Reports

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

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Op-Eds & Columns

Future of WTO Negotiations Hangs in the Balance at G20 Trade Ministers' Meeting

Deborah James
The Huffington Post, July 19, 2014

The Courts Go Medieval on Argentina

Dean Baker
Al Jazeera America, July 22, 2014

BRICS’ New Financial Institutions Could Break a Long-Standing and Harmful Monopoly

Mark Weisbrot
Al Jazeera America, 18 July 2014

Child Labor is Part of Problem of Global Race to Bottom

Mark Weisbrot
Room for Debate (The New York Times), July 16, 2014

How to 'Use' Economics

Ha-Joon Chang
The Huffington Post, June 17, 2014

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Events

The Impact of the BRICS’ Contingent Reserve Arrangement (CRA) and the New Development Bank (NDB)

Revisiting the Role of U.S. Trade and Economic Policies in the Central America Refugee Situation

BRICS Bank: A Challenge to Bretton Woods or More of the Same?

Economist Ha-Joon Chang signs/discusses “Economics: The User’s Guide”

United Nations Conference on Trade and Global Development 2014 Public Symposium

Jobs in the Developed World

Congressional Briefing: Critical Lessons from NAFTA for the United States and Mexico

“Lessons from NAFTA for the TPP” Did NAFTA Help Mexico?: An Assessment After 20 Years

The Importance of Macroeconomic Policy for Europe and the World Economy

The Future of Greece and the Euro Zone

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Press Releases

Economists Call on Congress to Mitigate Fallout from Ruling on Argentine Debt

July 31, 2014

New Paper Finds No Evidence that Latin America’s Economic Growth Rebound Results from a “Commodities Boom”

May 21, 2014

Twenty Years after NAFTA, Mexico Has Experienced Lagging Growth, Persistent Poverty and Increased Unemployment

February 12, 2014

Most U.S. Workers Likely to Lose Out from Proposed Trans-Pacific Trade Agreement, Report Finds

September 10, 2013

CEPR Co-Directors Call on Federal Reserve to Intervene in Spanish Bond Market
June 4, 2012

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Other Resources

Video: Ecuador`s Debt Audit: Implications in the Global Economic Crisis
Minister of Finance of Ecuador, María Elsa Viteri, discussed the implications of the Ecuadorian debt situation in the context of the global economic crisis, including the negative impacts of deregulation of the financial markets and the lack of appropriate established international mechanisms for auditing developing country debt. December 11, 2008.

Audio and Video: Financial Turmoil and the "Solutions" -- Will it Help or Worsen the Effects on Developing Countries?
Discussion with Martin Khor, Director of the Third World Network and Mark Weisbrot, Co-Director of CEPR, regarding the regulatory mechanisms needed to prevent another similar crisis, November 18, 2008.

Audio and Video: Global Financial Stability: What Role for the IMF?
Discussion featuring Dean Baker and Mark Weisbrot, Co-Directors at CEPR. October 9, 2008.

Video: Why the World Isn`t Flat: The Truth About Globalization and the Secret History of Capitalism
Book talk
featuring CEPR Senior Research Associate Ha-Joon Chang on his book, Bad Samaritans: The Myth of Free Trade and the Secret History of Capitalism. The New America Foundation and CEPR co-sponsored this event that aired on C-SPAN`s BookTV. February 1, 2008.

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

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Institutional Change and Economic Development Book Cover

Institutional Change and Economic Development
edited by Ha-Joon Chang
United Nations University Press (2007)

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

by Ha-Joon Chang
Bloomsbury Press (2007)

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Ten Years After:
Revisiting the Asian Financial Crisis

a free e-book with a chapter by Mark Weisbrot
Woodrow Wilson Center for Scholars, Asia Program (2007)

To order a free bound copy, email asia@wilsoncenter.org.

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