Economy

IMF sounds alarm over world economy

April 10, 2008

US growth stalled and problems likely to be protracted, IMF chief economist says

The economy and working people

March 30, 2008

Taxi drivers in Washington DC coping with hard times discuss what the government should do

Wall street demands massive bailout or else

March 29, 2008

Doug Henwood: Real solution includes shifting spending to green and public infrastructure

Wall Street wisdom

March 27, 2008

In the heart of the NY financial district people have their say on how recession is affecting them

Obama delivers speech on the economy

March 27, 2008

AP: Relief for homeowners and an additional $30 billion stimulus package to cope with recession

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