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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

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Op-Eds & Columns

Economic Policy in a Post-Piketty World

Dean Baker
Truthout, April 21, 2014

Founders of Empire

Dan Beeton
NACLA Report on the Americas, April 8, 2014

Europe Doesn't Need America's Fracked Natural Gas

Dean Baker
Al Jazeera America, March 24, 2014

Beginning of the End of the Neoliberal Approach to Development

Ha-Joon Chang and Ilene Grabel
The Guardian, March 18, 2014

Would you Delay Buying a $30 Shirt for Months to Save 8 Cents? Me Neither

Dean Baker
The Guardian, March 10, 2014

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Jobs in the Developed World

“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

The Hunger Games and Real World Economic Injustice

The D-Word: Can Default Save Greece? Or Is Austerity the Answer?

Latin America Unites and the Challenge to U.S. Hegemony

Transatlantic Perspectives on Current Financial and Economic Developments

Event: Why the World Isn't Flat

The Fletcher Symposium on Colombian and Venezuelan Affairs

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Press Releases

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

Obama Administration’s Nomination of Jim Yong Kim for World Bank President is a Victory for Reform, CEPR Co-Director Says
March 23, 2012

CEPR Co-Director Welcomes Jeffrey Sachs' Reform Candidacy for World Bank President
March 1, 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.


IFI Watchnet
This international network connects organizations researching the international financial institutions such as the World Bank, the IMF, and regional development banks.

Institutional Change and Economic Development Book Cover

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


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

by Ha-Joon Chang
Bloomsbury Press (2007)


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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