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2007 Housing Bubble Update: 10 Economic Indicators to Watch 0 1 2 200 1 4 9 491
7 Things You Need to Know About the National Debt, Deficits, and the Dollar 0 0 8 155 0 1 14 215
A Note on Distribution and Growth 0 0 1 25 0 0 2 54
A Primer on Private Equity at Work: Management, Employment, and Sustainability 0 0 3 107 4 7 13 281
A Voluntary Default Savings Plan: An Effective Supplement to Social Security 0 0 0 34 2 4 8 43
Action on Social Security: The Urgent Need for Delay 0 0 0 17 1 6 10 56
Are Copyrights a Textbook Scam? Alternatives for Financing Textbook Production in the 21st Century 0 0 3 42 0 1 6 131
Are Protective Labor Market Institutions Really at the Root of Unemployment? A Critical Perspective on the Statistical Evidence 2 4 10 335 3 6 23 520
Attacking the Treasury View, Again 0 0 0 45 0 1 4 69
Behind the Gap Between Productivity and Wage Growth 0 1 2 98 0 1 4 245
Beyond the Conservative Nanny State: Policies to Promote Self-Sufficiency Among the Wealthy 0 1 1 17 0 3 4 102
Bigger Than the Social Security Crisis: Wasteful Spending on Prescription Drugs 0 0 0 9 0 0 2 63
Bird Flu Fears: Is There a Better Way to Develop Drugs? 0 0 0 16 0 0 2 51
Bringing Back Subprime? The Hazards of Restructuring the GSEs 0 0 0 26 0 3 9 42
CBO Projects More Severe Downturn 0 0 0 11 0 3 9 76
Celebrating Pork: The Dubious Success of the Medicare Drug Benefit Health Insurance for the Elderly 0 0 1 21 0 2 4 85
Correcting Employment Rates in the 2000 Decennial Census Using Information from the CPS-Census 2000 0 0 0 6 0 0 2 52
Defaulting on the Social Security Trust Fund: What It Would Mean and How It Would Be Done 0 0 0 9 0 0 0 42
Do Tax Cuts Boost the Economy? 0 1 5 137 1 3 16 184
Dropping the Ax: Illegal Firings During Union Election Campaigns, 1951-2007 0 0 3 48 2 6 16 328
Empty Promise: The Benefit to African American Men of Private Accounts Under President Bush's Social Security Plan 0 0 0 9 0 0 0 66
Feel No Pain: Why a Deficit in Times of High Unemployment is Not a Burden 0 0 1 67 0 3 8 104
Financial Engineering: The Simple Way to Reduce Government Debt Burdens 0 1 1 76 1 7 21 156
First Time Underwater: The Impact of the First-time Homebuyer Tax Credit 1 1 6 51 1 2 22 169
Free Trade in Health Care: The Gains from Globalized Medicare and Medicaid 0 0 1 56 0 3 5 95
From Recession to Collapse: The Bush Administration and the Over-Valued Dollar 0 1 8 64 1 5 18 45
Gender Bias in the Current Economic Recovery? Declining Employment Rates for Women in the 21st Century 0 0 3 53 0 1 9 176
Growing the Social Security Crisis: The Social Security Administration's Poverty Rate Projections 0 0 0 21 0 0 0 121
Hitting Bottom? An Updated Analysis of Rents and the Price of Housing in 100 Metropolitan Areas 0 0 1 65 0 2 11 153
Honduras Since the Coup: Economic and Social Outcomes 0 1 5 19 0 3 11 46
Increasing Inequality in the United States 0 0 2 64 1 1 3 110
Investment Bank Welfare? The Implicit Bank Subsidies in the Primary Dealer Credit Facility (PDCF) and the Term Securities Lending Facility (TSLF) Created by the Federal Reserve Board 0 0 0 83 0 3 8 306
Is There a Housing Bubble? 0 0 1 41 0 2 5 90
Is the Housing Bubble Collapsing? 10 Economic Indicators to Watch 0 0 1 97 0 2 6 170
Is the U.S. Unemployment Rate Today Already as High as It Was in 1982? 0 0 1 86 0 4 12 485
Issues in Trade and Protectionism 0 1 3 115 1 7 27 257
It's So Hard to Get Good Help 0 0 0 21 0 1 7 68
Job Sharing: Tax Credits to Prevent Layoffs and Stimulate Employment 0 0 2 44 2 6 19 144
Labor Market Institutions and Unemployment: A Critical Assessment of the Cross-Country Evidence 0 2 15 442 2 9 48 1,016
Measuring Poverty and Economic Inclusion: The Current Poverty Measure, the NAS Alternative, and the Case for a Truly New Approach 0 1 4 92 1 4 19 222
Measuring Recovery: The Impact of Exempting the Pharmaceutical Industry from Patent Reviews 0 1 8 26 0 6 24 27
Missing Inaction: Evidence of Undercounting of Non-Workers in the Current Population Survey 0 0 0 8 0 1 4 63
Missing the Story: The OECD's Analysis of Inequality 0 0 2 61 0 5 20 129
Offshore Drilling and Energy Conservation: The Relative Impact on Gas Prices 0 0 0 46 0 1 7 361
Oil Drilling and Automobile Fuel Economy: The Relative Impact on Oil Prices 0 0 0 38 0 1 3 105
Old Europe Goes to Work: Rising Employment Rates in the European Union 0 0 0 38 0 0 4 86
Opening Doors and Smashing Windows: Alternative Measures for Funding Software Development 0 0 0 15 0 1 3 70
Ownership, Rental Costs, and the Prospects of Building Home Equity: An Analysis of 100 Metropolitan Areas 0 0 0 52 1 3 10 155
Patent Monopolies and the Costs of Mismarketing Drugs 0 0 6 33 2 6 21 32
Pay for Play? Tax Credits for Paid Time Off 0 0 0 43 0 5 17 206
Pension Funding and the Economy: Would “Proper” Funding Cost Jobs? 0 0 31 31 0 4 18 18
Pension Liabilities: Fear Tactics and Serious Policy 0 0 0 30 0 4 7 90
Profits on Citigroup Stock: Can They Be the Basis for Financing Stimulus? 0 0 0 16 0 3 5 101
Publicly Funded Clinical Trials: A Route to Sustained Innovation with Affordable Drugs 1 15 46 46 1 7 11 11
Recession Looms for the U.S. Economy in 2007 0 0 0 84 0 1 4 207
Reducing Waste With an Efficient Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit 0 1 1 13 0 4 11 51
Reining in Wall Street to Benefit All Americans 10 10 10 10 4 4 4 4
Representative Ryan’s $30 Trillion Medicare Waste Tax 0 0 0 33 0 2 7 71
Responses to Criticisms of Taxes on Financial Speculation 0 1 1 84 0 6 20 181
Rising Disability Payments: Are Cuts to Workers’ Compensation Part of the Story? 1 1 9 9 1 5 23 23
Scorecard on Development: 25 Years of Diminished Progress 0 0 0 20 0 2 9 66
Securities Transaction Taxes for U.S. Financial Markets 0 0 2 333 2 4 16 770
Short-Term Gain for Long-Term Pain: The Real Story of Rubinomics 0 0 0 18 0 0 2 56
Slow-Motion Recession: What Congress Can Do to Help 0 0 0 25 0 2 10 146
Social Security Rates of Return with "Progressive Indexation" 0 0 0 4 1 2 3 49
Spending Versus Tax Cuts: Who Pays the Cost of Political Compromise? 0 0 0 85 0 3 5 155
Stagnation in the Drug Development Process: Are Patents the Problem? 0 0 2 106 0 2 16 293
State Savings with an Efficient Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit 0 1 3 16 0 4 8 44
Still Working Hard: An Update on the Share of Older Workers in Physically Demanding Jobs 0 8 22 22 0 7 15 15
Subprime Rescue Plans: Backdoor Bank Bailouts 0 0 0 58 0 2 9 148
Taming the Deficit: Saving Our Children from Themselves 0 1 1 35 0 3 7 99
Taxing Exxon's Windfall From Hurricane Katrina 0 0 0 15 0 0 2 53
The $1 Trillion Wage Deficit 0 0 0 32 0 3 8 74
The Affordable Care Act: A Family-Friendly Policy 0 0 2 19 0 7 15 43
The Affordable Care Act: A Hidden Jobs Killer? 0 1 3 24 0 5 14 85
The Benefits and Savings of Publicly-Funded Clinical Trials of Prescription Drugs 0 0 0 13 0 3 8 74
The Benefits of a Financial Transactions Tax 0 0 1 100 1 6 13 287
The Big Tax Increase Nobody Noticed 0 2 5 28 1 11 19 36
The Budget Deficit Scare Story and the Great Recession 0 0 1 133 0 5 13 256
The Budgetary Implications of Higher Federal Reserve Board Interest Rates 0 0 3 49 0 3 18 39
The Burden of Social Security Taxes and the Burden of Excessive Health Care Costs 0 0 0 19 1 2 3 67
The Burden of Social Security Taxes and the Burden of Wage Inequality 0 0 1 22 1 1 5 135
The Burden of Social Security Taxes and the Burden of Wage Inequality 0 0 1 9 1 1 6 45
The Changing Prospects for Building Home Equity: An Updated Analysis of Rents and the Price of Housing in 100 Metropolitan Areas 0 0 0 25 0 3 14 96
The Cost of Maintaining Ownership in the Current Crisis: Comparisons in 20 Cities 0 0 0 44 0 3 10 128
The Deficit-Reducing Potential of a Financial Speculation Tax 0 0 0 56 0 5 11 103
The Gains from Right to Rent 0 0 0 40 1 5 15 116
The Gains from Right to Rent 0 0 0 23 0 3 10 83
The Housing Bubble Fact Sheet 0 0 1 80 0 1 8 234
The Housing Crash Recession and the Case for a Third Stimulus 0 0 0 94 0 3 14 280
The Housing Crash and the Retirement Prospects of Late Baby Boomers 0 0 0 43 0 1 5 118
The Impact of Cutting Social Security Cost of Living Adjustments on the Living Standards of the Elderly 0 0 1 7 0 3 8 69
The Impact of Income Distribution on the Length of Retirement 0 0 2 99 0 3 10 104
The Impact of Social Security Cuts on Retiree Income 0 0 0 28 0 4 11 111
The Impact of Undercounting in the Current Population Survey 0 0 0 8 0 1 6 48
The Impact of the Housing Crash on Family Wealth 0 0 0 42 0 2 6 111
The Impact of the Medicare Drug Benefit on Health Care Spending by Older Households 0 0 0 34 1 4 8 98
The Impact on Inequality of Raising the Social Security Retirement Age 1 1 7 81 1 4 24 170
The Incidence of Financial Transactions Taxes 0 0 53 53 0 5 20 20
The Key to Stabilizing House Prices: Bring Them Down 0 0 0 46 0 1 5 124
The Myth of Expansionary Fiscal Austerity 0 3 47 368 3 15 111 666
The Necessity of a Lower Dollar and the Route There 0 0 0 18 2 4 10 80
The Origins and Severity of the Public Pension Crisis 0 1 2 70 0 5 9 111
The Origins of the Doughnut Hole: Excess Profits on Prescription Drugs 0 0 0 19 0 0 1 91
The Potential Revenue from Financial Transactions Taxes 0 0 0 55 0 3 10 141
The Potential Savings to Social Security from Means Testing 0 0 0 52 0 2 3 81
The Productivity to Paycheck Gap: What the Data Show 0 0 1 55 0 1 10 183
The Regressive Impact of the Progressive Indexation of Social Security Benefits 0 0 0 12 0 1 3 70
The Relationship Between Financial Transactions Costs and Economic Growth 0 1 8 97 1 5 18 199
The Right to Rent Plan 0 0 1 15 0 3 14 76
The Ryan Medicare Plan: Winners and Losers 0 0 0 39 0 2 6 86
The Savings from an Efficient Medicare Drug Plan 0 0 2 10 0 0 3 46
The Scorecard on Development: 25 Years of Diminished Progress 0 0 3 45 0 3 12 166
The Scorecard on Development: 25 Years of Diminished Progress 0 0 8 201 1 3 15 490
The Social Security Benefits of Sitting Senators in 2015 0 0 2 14 1 5 17 25
The State and Local Drag on the Stimulus 0 0 1 28 0 4 8 86
The Value of the “Too Big to Fail” Big Bank Subsidy 2 4 14 194 6 13 53 447
The Wealth of Households: An Analysis of the 2013 Survey of Consumer Finances 1 2 9 42 1 6 25 70
The Wealth of the Baby Boom Cohorts After the Collapse of the Housing Bubble 0 0 3 76 0 2 15 201
Things That Will Happen Before Social Security Faces a Shortfall 0 0 0 17 0 1 2 124
Trade and Jobs: Can We Trust the Models? 3 39 42 42 4 12 17 17
Unions and Upward Mobility for Women Workers 0 0 0 95 0 4 13 180
Universal Voluntary Accounts: A Step Towards Fixing the Retirement System 0 0 0 19 1 1 2 67
Update - Debt Cancellation for Haiti: No Reason For Further Delays 0 0 2 62 0 1 8 192
Waste in the Medicare Drug Benefit: Why the Doughnut Hole is Unnecessary 0 0 0 21 0 0 1 64
What We’re In For: Projected Economic Impact of the Next Recession 0 0 0 98 1 2 7 204
When Numbers Don't Add Up: The Statistical Discrepancy in GDP Accounts 0 0 1 27 0 7 21 133
Who's Dreaming? Homeownership Among Low-Income Families 0 0 0 31 0 0 2 97
Will a Bursting Bubble Trouble Bernanke? The Evidence for a Housing Bubble 1 1 4 130 2 3 11 554
Work Sharing: The Quick Route Back to Full Employment 0 0 2 65 1 9 21 158
Working Paper: Rents and Inefficiency in the Patent and Copyright System: Is There a Better Route? 23 23 23 23 0 0 0 0
Working Paper: The Compensation of Highly Paid Professionals: How Much Is Rent? 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Working Paper: The Upward Redistribution of Income: Are Rents the Story? 3 5 81 81 1 6 24 24
Total Working Papers 49 138 575 7,749 69 437 1,520 19,297


Journal Article File Downloads Abstract Views
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A Free Market Solution to Prescription Drug Crises 0 0 1 43 0 0 11 129
BusinessWeek Restates the 1990s - Incorrectly? 0 0 0 5 0 0 3 30
Is the New Economy Wearing Out? 0 0 0 9 1 2 3 35
Securities Transaction Taxes for U.S. Financial Markets 0 0 1 164 1 5 19 498
Smoothing the waves of pension funding: Could changes in funding rules help avoid cyclical under-funding? 0 0 0 25 1 4 8 135
The Environmental Kuznets Curve: Comments 0 0 0 53 0 0 4 221
The Run-up in Home Prices: A Bubble 0 0 3 112 0 3 19 295
Why Do We Avoid Financial-Transactions Taxes? 0 0 0 26 0 1 1 61
Total Journal Articles 0 0 5 437 3 15 68 1,404


Book File Downloads Abstract Views
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The Conservative Nanny State 0 1 6 460 0 4 21 951
The End of Loser Liberalism: Making Markets Progressive 2 4 23 119 2 7 44 320
Total Books 2 5 29 579 2 11 65 1,271


Statistics updated 2016-09-03