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2007 Housing Bubble Update: 10 Economic Indicators to Watch 0 1 2 196 0 1 5 479
7 Things You Need to Know About the National Debt, Deficits, and the Dollar 1 2 9 145 1 3 16 196
A Note on Distribution and Growth 0 0 0 24 0 1 6 52
A Primer on Private Equity at Work: Management, Employment, and Sustainability 0 1 16 102 0 2 45 260
A Voluntary Default Savings Plan: An Effective Supplement to Social Security 0 0 0 34 0 1 3 35
Action on Social Security: The Urgent Need for Delay 0 1 1 17 0 1 7 44
Are Copyrights a Textbook Scam? Alternatives for Financing Textbook Production in the 21st Century 0 0 0 38 0 2 8 123
Are Protective Labor Market Institutions Really at the Root of Unemployment? A Critical Perspective on the Statistical Evidence 0 3 15 325 1 6 35 492
Attacking the Treasury View, Again 0 1 2 45 0 1 6 64
Behind the Gap Between Productivity and Wage Growth 0 0 2 96 0 0 4 241
Beyond the Conservative Nanny State: Policies to Promote Self-Sufficiency Among the Wealthy 1 1 1 16 1 3 11 98
Bigger Than the Social Security Crisis: Wasteful Spending on Prescription Drugs 0 0 0 9 0 1 9 60
Bird Flu Fears: Is There a Better Way to Develop Drugs? 0 0 0 16 0 0 5 48
Bringing Back Subprime? The Hazards of Restructuring the GSEs 0 0 3 26 1 3 16 32
CBO Projects More Severe Downturn 0 0 0 11 0 0 0 66
Celebrating Pork: The Dubious Success of the Medicare Drug Benefit Health Insurance for the Elderly 0 0 0 20 1 1 4 79
Correcting Employment Rates in the 2000 Decennial Census Using Information from the CPS-Census 2000 0 0 0 6 1 1 3 50
Defaulting on the Social Security Trust Fund: What It Would Mean and How It Would Be Done 0 0 0 8 0 0 2 40
Do Tax Cuts Boost the Economy? 1 2 7 131 3 7 22 164
Dropping the Ax: Illegal Firings During Union Election Campaigns, 1951-2007 0 0 0 44 2 4 7 311
Empty Promise: The Benefit to African American Men of Private Accounts Under President Bush's Social Security Plan 0 0 0 9 0 0 4 66
Feel No Pain: Why a Deficit in Times of High Unemployment is Not a Burden 0 2 3 65 0 2 9 95
Financial Engineering: The Simple Way to Reduce Government Debt Burdens 0 3 21 73 2 6 42 127
First Time Underwater: The Impact of the First-time Homebuyer Tax Credit 0 2 7 42 0 9 27 137
Free Trade in Health Care: The Gains from Globalized Medicare and Medicaid 0 0 1 54 0 0 7 87
From Recession to Collapse: The Bush Administration and the Over-Valued Dollar 48 48 48 48 10 10 10 10
Gender Bias in the Current Economic Recovery? Declining Employment Rates for Women in the 21st Century 0 0 3 47 0 1 11 159
Growing the Social Security Crisis: The Social Security Administration's Poverty Rate Projections 0 0 0 21 1 1 3 121
Hitting Bottom? An Updated Analysis of Rents and the Price of Housing in 100 Metropolitan Areas 0 0 0 64 1 1 4 141
Honduras Since the Coup: Economic and Social Outcomes 1 2 7 13 1 4 18 33
Increasing Inequality in the United States 0 0 1 62 0 1 5 106
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 81 1 2 10 291
Is There a Housing Bubble? 0 0 1 40 0 0 2 85
Is the Housing Bubble Collapsing? 10 Economic Indicators to Watch 0 0 2 96 0 1 9 164
Is the U.S. Unemployment Rate Today Already as High as It Was in 1982? 1 1 3 85 2 2 10 470
Issues in Trade and Protectionism 0 4 10 111 0 6 21 227
It's So Hard to Get Good Help 0 0 0 20 0 1 8 59
Job Sharing: Tax Credits to Prevent Layoffs and Stimulate Employment 0 0 0 42 0 1 7 123
Labor Market Institutions and Unemployment: A Critical Assessment of the Cross-Country Evidence 2 4 14 423 2 8 29 959
Measuring Poverty and Economic Inclusion: The Current Poverty Measure, the NAS Alternative, and the Case for a Truly New Approach 0 1 3 87 0 1 9 201
Missing Inaction: Evidence of Undercounting of Non-Workers in the Current Population Survey 0 0 0 8 0 0 6 58
Missing the Story: The OECD's Analysis of Inequality 0 0 5 58 2 4 20 104
Offshore Drilling and Energy Conservation: The Relative Impact on Gas Prices 0 0 1 45 1 2 19 350
Oil Drilling and Automobile Fuel Economy: The Relative Impact on Oil Prices 0 0 0 38 1 1 4 100
Old Europe Goes to Work: Rising Employment Rates in the European Union 0 1 1 38 0 1 4 82
Opening Doors and Smashing Windows: Alternative Measures for Funding Software Development 0 0 1 15 0 0 4 66
Ownership, Rental Costs, and the Prospects of Building Home Equity: An Analysis of 100 Metropolitan Areas 0 0 2 52 0 1 6 145
Patent Monopolies and the Costs of Mismarketing Drugs 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1
Pay for Play? Tax Credits for Paid Time Off 0 0 0 43 0 0 9 186
Pension Liabilities: Fear Tactics and Serious Policy 0 0 1 30 1 3 13 81
Profits on Citigroup Stock: Can They Be the Basis for Financing Stimulus? 0 0 0 16 0 0 3 96
Recession Looms for the U.S. Economy in 2007 0 0 2 84 0 2 10 201
Reducing Waste With an Efficient Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit 0 0 0 12 0 0 5 39
Representative Ryan’s $30 Trillion Medicare Waste Tax 0 0 0 33 0 1 1 62
Responses to Criticisms of Taxes on Financial Speculation 0 1 1 83 5 7 11 147
Scorecard on Development: 25 Years of Diminished Progress 0 0 0 19 0 0 0 56
Securities Transaction Taxes for U.S. Financial Markets 0 0 3 330 0 2 23 747
Short-Term Gain for Long-Term Pain: The Real Story of Rubinomics 0 0 0 18 0 1 6 54
Slow-Motion Recession: What Congress Can Do to Help 1 1 1 25 3 3 4 135
Social Security Rates of Return with "Progressive Indexation" 0 1 1 4 0 1 2 45
Spending Versus Tax Cuts: Who Pays the Cost of Political Compromise? 0 0 1 85 0 0 3 149
Stagnation in the Drug Development Process: Are Patents the Problem? 0 2 2 104 2 5 11 273
State Savings with an Efficient Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit 1 1 3 12 1 1 11 34
Subprime Rescue Plans: Backdoor Bank Bailouts 0 0 0 58 0 0 6 139
Taming the Deficit: Saving Our Children from Themselves 0 0 1 34 0 2 4 89
Taxing Exxon's Windfall From Hurricane Katrina 0 0 1 15 0 1 2 51
The $1 Trillion Wage Deficit 0 0 0 32 0 0 5 64
The Affordable Care Act: A Family-Friendly Policy 0 0 13 13 3 8 24 24
The Affordable Care Act: A Hidden Jobs Killer? 0 0 8 20 0 0 22 68
The Benefits and Savings of Publicly-Funded Clinical Trials of Prescription Drugs 0 0 1 13 0 2 11 63
The Benefits of a Financial Transactions Tax 0 0 5 98 1 1 17 271
The Big Tax Increase Nobody Noticed 0 4 21 21 0 6 12 12
The Budget Deficit Scare Story and the Great Recession 1 1 2 132 4 4 8 243
The Budgetary Implications of Higher Federal Reserve Board Interest Rates 7 43 43 43 8 14 14 14
The Burden of Social Security Taxes and the Burden of Excessive Health Care Costs 0 0 1 19 0 0 9 63
The Burden of Social Security Taxes and the Burden of Wage Inequality 0 0 3 21 0 1 6 130
The Burden of Social Security Taxes and the Burden of Wage Inequality 0 0 0 8 0 4 10 38
The Changing Prospects for Building Home Equity: An Updated Analysis of Rents and the Price of Housing in 100 Metropolitan Areas 0 0 1 25 1 4 13 81
The Cost of Maintaining Ownership in the Current Crisis: Comparisons in 20 Cities 0 0 0 44 0 1 5 118
The Deficit-Reducing Potential of a Financial Speculation Tax 0 1 1 56 1 2 6 91
The Gains from Right to Rent 0 0 0 39 1 1 1 99
The Gains from Right to Rent 0 0 0 23 1 1 8 73
The Housing Bubble Fact Sheet 0 0 0 79 2 3 8 226
The Housing Crash Recession and the Case for a Third Stimulus 0 0 1 94 2 3 9 265
The Housing Crash and the Retirement Prospects of Late Baby Boomers 0 1 1 43 0 5 10 112
The Impact of Cutting Social Security Cost of Living Adjustments on the Living Standards of the Elderly 0 0 1 6 1 1 13 61
The Impact of Income Distribution on the Length of Retirement 0 3 5 96 0 2 11 92
The Impact of Social Security Cuts on Retiree Income 0 0 0 28 2 6 20 99
The Impact of Undercounting in the Current Population Survey 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 42
The Impact of the Housing Crash on Family Wealth 0 0 1 42 1 1 3 105
The Impact of the Medicare Drug Benefit on Health Care Spending by Older Households 0 0 1 34 1 2 8 90
The Impact on Inequality of Raising the Social Security Retirement Age 0 3 11 74 1 6 32 143
The Key to Stabilizing House Prices: Bring Them Down 0 0 1 46 1 1 9 116
The Myth of Expansionary Fiscal Austerity 6 24 47 307 11 43 93 524
The Necessity of a Lower Dollar and the Route There 0 0 0 18 2 6 15 68
The Origins and Severity of the Public Pension Crisis 0 1 2 67 1 2 4 98
The Origins of the Doughnut Hole: Excess Profits on Prescription Drugs 0 0 0 19 1 1 2 90
The Potential Revenue from Financial Transactions Taxes 1 1 3 55 2 2 6 131
The Potential Savings to Social Security from Means Testing 0 0 0 52 0 2 8 78
The Productivity to Paycheck Gap: What the Data Show 0 0 0 54 0 0 5 168
The Regressive Impact of the Progressive Indexation of Social Security Benefits 0 0 0 11 0 1 5 65
The Relationship Between Financial Transactions Costs and Economic Growth 0 0 10 89 1 3 22 178
The Right to Rent Plan 0 0 0 14 2 2 3 61
The Ryan Medicare Plan: Winners and Losers 0 0 0 39 0 1 9 78
The Savings from an Efficient Medicare Drug Plan 0 0 0 8 0 0 5 42
The Scorecard on Development: 25 Years of Diminished Progress 1 1 1 41 1 2 6 151
The Scorecard on Development: 25 Years of Diminished Progress 1 1 3 189 1 2 12 468
The Social Security Benefits of Sitting Senators in 2015 1 11 11 11 2 6 6 6
The State and Local Drag on the Stimulus 0 0 0 27 1 1 5 77
The Value of the “Too Big to Fail” Big Bank Subsidy 1 2 10 178 7 11 57 387
The Wealth of Households: An Analysis of the 2013 Survey of Consumer Finances 0 5 25 25 5 21 32 32
The Wealth of the Baby Boom Cohorts After the Collapse of the Housing Bubble 0 0 1 73 2 3 9 186
Things That Will Happen Before Social Security Faces a Shortfall 0 0 0 17 0 2 7 121
Unions and Upward Mobility for Women Workers 1 1 1 95 3 7 18 166
Universal Voluntary Accounts: A Step Towards Fixing the Retirement System 0 0 0 19 0 0 3 63
Update - Debt Cancellation for Haiti: No Reason For Further Delays 0 0 0 60 0 1 7 183
Waste in the Medicare Drug Benefit: Why the Doughnut Hole is Unnecessary 0 0 0 21 0 1 6 63
What We’re In For: Projected Economic Impact of the Next Recession 0 0 0 98 2 2 9 197
When Numbers Don't Add Up: The Statistical Discrepancy in GDP Accounts 0 0 1 24 0 1 9 107
Who's Dreaming? Homeownership Among Low-Income Families 0 0 0 31 0 0 1 94
Will a Bursting Bubble Trouble Bernanke? The Evidence for a Housing Bubble 2 2 2 124 2 2 6 540
Work Sharing: The Quick Route Back to Full Employment 0 0 9 61 3 4 33 132
Total Working Papers 79 191 456 7,035 128 342 1,344 17,442


Journal Article File Downloads Abstract Views
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A Free Market Solution to Prescription Drug Crises 0 0 1 42 0 0 3 116
BusinessWeek Restates the 1990s - Incorrectly? 0 0 0 5 0 0 3 27
Is the New Economy Wearing Out? 0 0 0 9 0 0 0 32
Securities Transaction Taxes for U.S. Financial Markets 0 0 1 163 0 1 6 476
Smoothing the waves of pension funding: Could changes in funding rules help avoid cyclical under-funding? 0 0 0 24 0 0 3 125
The Environmental Kuznets Curve: Comments 1 1 2 51 2 4 6 215
The Run-up in Home Prices: A Bubble 3 6 15 107 4 10 37 269
Why Do We Avoid Financial-Transactions Taxes? 0 0 0 26 0 0 1 60
Total Journal Articles 4 7 19 427 6 15 59 1,320


Book File Downloads Abstract Views
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The Conservative Nanny State 1 2 11 452 2 4 34 921
The End of Loser Liberalism: Making Markets Progressive 2 3 18 93 3 8 58 271
Total Books 3 5 29 545 5 12 92 1,192


Statistics updated 2015-05-02