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Trump’s “Hire American, Buy American” Is More Show than Action

April 20, 2017

CEPR co-director Dean Baker says Trump’s executive order “Hire American, Buy American,” to change the H-1B work visa, does nothing, but the program should be changed to attract higher skilled workers.

Argentina & The Emerging Market Crisis

February 28, 2014
James Henry: Facing a surging public deficit, Argentina has devalued its currency in response to the Fed’s tapering of quantitative easing and China’s slowed purchasing of imports

Tapering of Quantitative Easing Is Throwing Emerging Markets into Chaos – And Big Banks Are Getting Richer

February 4, 2014

Despite no real economic recovery, the Fed is winding down quantitative easing, throwing developing countries’ economies into chaos

Why is China’s Economy Slowing Down?

January 29, 2014

Minqi Li: State funded expansion of infrastructure projects is creating over capacity as wages and domestic consumer demand remains low

Venezuela Tightens State Control Over Its Economy

November 24, 2013

Gregory Wilpert: Venezuela Strengthens State Control Over Economy in Effort to Combat Inflation

Federal Reserve in Uncharted Territory

October 17, 2013

Global Economist, Yilmaz Akyuz, on the Crisis of Financial Crisis Management.

US Government Shutdown

October 8, 2013
Tony Corbo explains why the government shutdown threatens public health. The majority of FDA food inspectors have been deemed nonessential under the government shutdown, according to a Department of Health and Human Services memo, and have been furloughed. Meat inspections and import inspections will continue, but the furlough of FDA inspectors still poses a significant…

"The World According to Monsanto"

September 19, 2013
House passes a rider which protects biotech giants like Monsanto from being sued in federal court

The Rise of Chinese Influence in Africa

August 5, 2013

Leonce Ndikumana: China invests in building Africa’s infrastructure, but fails to employ local labor

New Egypt PM & Army Set To Keep Egypt on Neo-Liberal Track

July 10, 2013

Zeinab Abul Magd: With an Egyptian military that has strong ties to foreign investors and a newly appointed liberal economist PM, Egypt can expect more of the same Mubarak-era economics