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The Causes of Economic Hardships for the Middle Class
Dean Baker\'s testimony to the House Ways and Means Committee, January 31, 2007

CEPR Work and Family Briefings
Audio files and PowerPoints of presentations for five Congressional briefings on work/life issues (June - October 2006).

Housing Cost Calculator
Compare the cost of owning a home relative to renting for a potential new homeowner.

Wal-Mart: Always Low Prices Means Always Low Wages
Heather Boushey\'s testimony at a congressional field hearing, "Are Americans Shopping Themselves Out of a Job?: A Closer Look at the Wal-Mart Business Model." September 19, 2005


Bridging the Gaps
CEPR is teaming up with state and national groups to document the persistent gaps between low-income working families\' basic needs and the resources available to them.

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)

Inequality Matters

Inequality Matters:
The Growing Economic Divide in America and Its Poisonous Consequences

with chapter co-authored by Heather Boushey

The Benefits of Full Employment

The Benefits of Full Employment:
When Markets Work for People
by Jared Bernstein and Dean Baker