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2007 Housing Bubble Update: 10 Economic Indicators to Watch 0 0 2 200 1 1 10 492
7 Things You Need to Know About the National Debt, Deficits, and the Dollar 0 0 7 155 0 1 11 216
A Note on Distribution and Growth 0 0 0 25 0 0 0 54
A Primer on Private Equity at Work: Management, Employment, and Sustainability 0 0 1 107 2 6 16 287
A Voluntary Default Savings Plan: An Effective Supplement to Social Security 1 1 1 35 1 1 6 44
Action on Social Security: The Urgent Need for Delay 1 2 2 19 1 3 11 59
Are Copyrights a Textbook Scam? Alternatives for Financing Textbook Production in the 21st Century 0 0 3 42 0 0 5 131
Are Protective Labor Market Institutions Really at the Root of Unemployment? A Critical Perspective on the Statistical Evidence 3 5 12 340 4 11 28 531
Attacking the Treasury View, Again 0 0 0 45 0 1 4 70
Behind the Gap Between Productivity and Wage Growth 0 0 1 98 0 0 3 245
Beyond the Conservative Nanny State: Policies to Promote Self-Sufficiency Among the Wealthy 0 2 3 19 1 3 7 105
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 1 1 1 27 1 2 7 44
CBO Projects More Severe Downturn 0 0 0 11 0 0 7 76
Celebrating Pork: The Dubious Success of the Medicare Drug Benefit Health Insurance for the Elderly 0 0 0 21 0 0 3 85
Correcting Employment Rates in the 2000 Decennial Census Using Information from the CPS-Census 2000 0 0 0 6 0 2 4 54
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? 1 2 5 139 3 5 13 189
Dropping the Ax: Illegal Firings During Union Election Campaigns, 1951-2007 0 0 3 48 1 3 17 331
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 1 6 105
Financial Engineering: The Simple Way to Reduce Government Debt Burdens 0 0 1 76 4 7 24 163
First Time Underwater: The Impact of the First-time Homebuyer Tax Credit 2 6 11 57 6 11 28 180
Free Trade in Health Care: The Gains from Globalized Medicare and Medicaid 0 0 1 56 0 1 5 96
From Recession to Collapse: The Bush Administration and the Over-Valued Dollar 0 0 6 64 1 1 13 46
Gender Bias in the Current Economic Recovery? Declining Employment Rates for Women in the 21st Century 0 1 2 54 1 4 9 180
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 0 65 1 1 7 154
Honduras Since the Coup: Economic and Social Outcomes 1 3 6 22 3 6 13 52
Increasing Inequality in the United States 0 0 2 64 1 1 4 111
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 6 8 14 314
Is There a Housing Bubble? 0 0 1 41 0 1 6 91
Is the Housing Bubble Collapsing? 10 Economic Indicators to Watch 0 0 1 97 0 0 5 170
Is the U.S. Unemployment Rate Today Already as High as It Was in 1982? 1 1 1 87 2 4 13 489
Issues in Trade and Protectionism 1 1 3 116 2 5 27 262
It's So Hard to Get Good Help 0 0 0 21 0 1 6 69
Job Sharing: Tax Credits to Prevent Layoffs and Stimulate Employment 0 0 2 44 1 4 18 148
Labor Market Institutions and Unemployment: A Critical Assessment of the Cross-Country Evidence 10 12 23 454 19 27 65 1,043
Measuring Poverty and Economic Inclusion: The Current Poverty Measure, the NAS Alternative, and the Case for a Truly New Approach 0 2 5 94 0 2 18 224
Measuring Recovery: The Impact of Exempting the Pharmaceutical Industry from Patent Reviews 0 0 4 26 1 4 15 31
Missing Inaction: Evidence of Undercounting of Non-Workers in the Current Population Survey 0 0 0 8 0 2 6 65
Missing the Story: The OECD's Analysis of Inequality 0 1 2 62 1 3 16 132
Offshore Drilling and Energy Conservation: The Relative Impact on Gas Prices 0 0 0 46 1 2 8 363
Oil Drilling and Automobile Fuel Economy: The Relative Impact on Oil Prices 0 0 0 38 0 0 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 0 3 70
Ownership, Rental Costs, and the Prospects of Building Home Equity: An Analysis of 100 Metropolitan Areas 0 0 0 52 0 1 10 156
Patent Monopolies and the Costs of Mismarketing Drugs 0 3 7 36 1 5 23 37
Pay for Play? Tax Credits for Paid Time Off 0 0 0 43 1 2 14 208
Pension Funding and the Economy: Would “Proper” Funding Cost Jobs? 3 4 35 35 1 11 28 29
Pension Liabilities: Fear Tactics and Serious Policy 1 1 1 31 1 2 7 92
Profits on Citigroup Stock: Can They Be the Basis for Financing Stimulus? 0 0 0 16 0 0 4 101
Publicly Funded Clinical Trials: A Route to Sustained Innovation with Affordable Drugs 1 2 48 48 5 6 17 17
Recession Looms for the U.S. Economy in 2007 0 0 0 84 0 1 4 208
Reducing Waste With an Efficient Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit 0 0 1 13 1 3 13 54
Reining in Wall Street to Benefit All Americans 0 1 11 11 4 8 12 12
Representative Ryan’s $30 Trillion Medicare Waste Tax 0 0 0 33 0 2 5 73
Responses to Criticisms of Taxes on Financial Speculation 0 0 1 84 2 4 20 185
Rising Disability Payments: Are Cuts to Workers’ Compensation Part of the Story? 0 0 7 9 0 2 21 25
Scorecard on Development: 25 Years of Diminished Progress 2 3 3 23 3 5 14 71
Securities Transaction Taxes for U.S. Financial Markets 0 0 1 333 4 8 20 778
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 1 9 147
Social Security Rates of Return with "Progressive Indexation" 0 0 0 4 0 1 3 50
Spending Versus Tax Cuts: Who Pays the Cost of Political Compromise? 0 0 0 85 0 1 5 156
Stagnation in the Drug Development Process: Are Patents the Problem? 0 0 1 106 0 3 15 296
State Savings with an Efficient Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit 0 0 3 16 0 1 8 45
Still Working Hard: An Update on the Share of Older Workers in Physically Demanding Jobs 2 5 27 27 2 5 20 20
Subprime Rescue Plans: Backdoor Bank Bailouts 0 0 0 58 0 0 8 148
Taming the Deficit: Saving Our Children from Themselves 0 0 1 35 0 2 7 101
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 2 9 76
The Affordable Care Act: A Family-Friendly Policy 0 0 0 19 0 1 11 44
The Affordable Care Act: A Hidden Jobs Killer? 0 1 4 25 1 3 12 88
The Benefits and Savings of Publicly-Funded Clinical Trials of Prescription Drugs 0 0 0 13 0 1 7 75
The Benefits of a Financial Transactions Tax 1 1 2 101 3 6 18 293
The Big Tax Increase Nobody Noticed 0 1 6 29 1 6 21 42
The Budget Deficit Scare Story and the Great Recession 0 1 2 134 0 2 12 258
The Budgetary Implications of Higher Federal Reserve Board Interest Rates 0 1 3 50 0 1 12 40
The Burden of Social Security Taxes and the Burden of Excessive Health Care Costs 0 0 0 19 0 1 3 68
The Burden of Social Security Taxes and the Burden of Wage Inequality 0 0 1 22 1 1 5 136
The Burden of Social Security Taxes and the Burden of Wage Inequality 0 0 1 9 0 0 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 9 10 19 106
The Cost of Maintaining Ownership in the Current Crisis: Comparisons in 20 Cities 0 0 0 44 0 1 8 129
The Deficit-Reducing Potential of a Financial Speculation Tax 0 2 2 58 0 3 13 106
The Gains from Right to Rent 0 0 0 40 0 3 17 119
The Gains from Right to Rent 0 0 0 23 0 2 11 85
The Housing Bubble Fact Sheet 0 0 0 80 0 0 5 234
The Housing Crash Recession and the Case for a Third Stimulus 0 0 0 94 0 1 11 281
The Housing Crash and the Retirement Prospects of Late Baby Boomers 2 2 2 45 2 3 6 121
The Impact of Cutting Social Security Cost of Living Adjustments on the Living Standards of the Elderly 1 1 1 8 1 2 7 71
The Impact of Income Distribution on the Length of Retirement 1 1 3 100 1 3 10 107
The Impact of Social Security Cuts on Retiree Income 1 1 1 29 1 4 9 115
The Impact of Undercounting in the Current Population Survey 0 0 0 8 0 2 8 50
The Impact of the Housing Crash on Family Wealth 0 0 0 42 1 3 7 114
The Impact of the Medicare Drug Benefit on Health Care Spending by Older Households 0 0 0 34 1 2 8 100
The Impact on Inequality of Raising the Social Security Retirement Age 1 2 5 83 2 4 19 174
The Incidence of Financial Transactions Taxes 2 4 57 57 3 5 25 25
The Key to Stabilizing House Prices: Bring Them Down 0 0 0 46 1 1 5 125
The Myth of Expansionary Fiscal Austerity 2 5 39 373 9 18 87 684
The Necessity of a Lower Dollar and the Route There 0 0 0 18 0 4 10 84
The Origins and Severity of the Public Pension Crisis 2 3 5 73 4 7 14 118
The Origins of the Doughnut Hole: Excess Profits on Prescription Drugs 0 0 0 19 0 1 2 92
The Potential Revenue from Financial Transactions Taxes 0 0 0 55 1 2 11 143
The Potential Savings to Social Security from Means Testing 1 2 2 54 1 4 6 85
The Productivity to Paycheck Gap: What the Data Show 0 0 0 55 0 0 6 183
The Regressive Impact of the Progressive Indexation of Social Security Benefits 0 0 0 12 1 1 3 71
The Relationship Between Financial Transactions Costs and Economic Growth 0 0 6 97 0 2 16 201
The Right to Rent Plan 0 0 1 15 2 2 14 78
The Ryan Medicare Plan: Winners and Losers 0 0 0 39 1 2 6 88
The Savings from an Efficient Medicare Drug Plan 0 0 2 10 0 1 4 47
The Scorecard on Development: 25 Years of Diminished Progress 0 1 7 202 2 4 17 494
The Scorecard on Development: 25 Years of Diminished Progress 0 0 2 45 2 3 11 169
The Social Security Benefits of Sitting Senators in 2015 1 2 4 16 2 7 19 32
The State and Local Drag on the Stimulus 0 0 0 28 1 2 7 88
The Value of the “Too Big to Fail” Big Bank Subsidy 2 3 16 197 6 11 54 458
The Wealth of Households: An Analysis of the 2013 Survey of Consumer Finances 0 1 9 43 1 5 22 75
The Wealth of the Baby Boom Cohorts After the Collapse of the Housing Bubble 0 0 3 76 0 0 13 201
Things That Will Happen Before Social Security Faces a Shortfall 0 0 0 17 1 1 2 125
Trade and Jobs: Can We Trust the Models? 0 2 44 44 1 8 25 25
Unions and Upward Mobility for Women Workers 0 0 0 95 0 1 11 181
Universal Voluntary Accounts: A Step Towards Fixing the Retirement System 0 0 0 19 0 1 2 68
Update - Debt Cancellation for Haiti: No Reason For Further Delays 1 1 3 63 1 2 6 194
Waste in the Medicare Drug Benefit: Why the Doughnut Hole is Unnecessary 0 0 0 21 1 1 2 65
What We’re In For: Projected Economic Impact of the Next Recession 0 0 0 98 0 1 7 205
When Numbers Don't Add Up: The Statistical Discrepancy in GDP Accounts 0 0 0 27 0 2 20 135
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 0 0 2 130 0 2 9 556
Work Sharing: The Quick Route Back to Full Employment 1 1 2 66 20 33 50 191
Working Paper: Rents and Inefficiency in the Patent and Copyright System: Is There a Better Route? 6 38 61 61 12 18 18 18
Working Paper: The Compensation of Highly Paid Professionals: How Much Is Rent? 0 22 22 22 2 9 9 9
Working Paper: The Upward Redistribution of Income: Are Rents the Story? 2 5 86 86 1 1 25 25
Total Working Papers 58 163 666 7,912 190 438 1,597 19,735


Journal Article File Downloads Abstract Views
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A Free Market Solution to Prescription Drug Crises 0 0 1 43 0 2 10 131
BusinessWeek Restates the 1990s - Incorrectly? 0 0 0 5 0 1 4 31
Is the New Economy Wearing Out? 0 0 0 9 1 2 4 37
Securities Transaction Taxes for U.S. Financial Markets 0 0 1 164 1 1 15 499
Smoothing the waves of pension funding: Could changes in funding rules help avoid cyclical under-funding? 0 0 0 25 0 3 10 138
The Environmental Kuznets Curve: Comments 0 0 0 53 0 0 3 221
The Run-up in Home Prices: A Bubble 0 0 3 112 1 4 19 299
Why Do We Avoid Financial-Transactions Taxes? 0 0 0 26 0 1 2 62
Total Journal Articles 0 0 5 437 3 14 67 1,418


Book File Downloads Abstract Views
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The Conservative Nanny State 0 0 2 460 1 4 19 955
The End of Loser Liberalism: Making Markets Progressive 0 0 14 119 3 7 31 327
Total Books 0 0 16 579 4 11 50 1,282


Statistics updated 2016-12-03