Economy

Senate hearing: GDP fails to measure progress

March 19, 2008

Martin Collier: We are what we measure and GDP does not measure what we value

Democrats on the economy

February 22, 2008

Dean Baker of CEPR comments on the Democrats economic positions from debate in Austin, Texas.

Recession: Is this the big one?

February 16, 2008

Al Rosen, forensic accountant, examines a looming economic crisis

US economy and the elections

February 7, 2008
Dean Baker: We need to put money into the hands of people who will spend it quickly (1 of 3)

Bailout package won’t help much

January 31, 2008

Doug Henwood: The economic outlook for the average American gets bleaker

Leo Panitch on the US recession and the global implications

January 27, 2008
Leo Panitch: How will American workers respond to the recession? How will the world be affected?

US recession fueled by low wages and consumer debt

January 27, 2008
Leo Panitch: How will American workers respond to the recession? How will the world be affected?

The economic crisis and what people should do

January 25, 2008

Leo Panitch: (A TRNN replay) Democratizing economy is fundamental change needed to deal with recession