Center for Economic and Policy Research

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Not to be confused with Centre for Economic Policy Research.
Center for Economic and Policy Research
Center for Economic and Policy Research logo.gif
Abbreviation CEPR
Formation 1999
Type Economic policy think tank
Headquarters 1611 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, DC, United States
Co-directors
Dean Baker
Mark Weisbrot
Revenue (2012)
$1,204,443[1]
Expenses (2012) $1,905,851
Website www.cepr.net

The Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR) is an economic policy think-tank that was founded in 1999 by economists Dean Baker and Mark Weisbrot.[2] It has been described as both progressive[3] and left-leaning.[4][5] CEPR is based in Washington, DC.

The organization states that it aims "to promote democratic debate on the most important economic and social issues that affect people's lives." [6]

Personnel[edit]

CEPR's staff includes Ha-Joon Chang[7] and Eileen Appelbaum.[8][9] Other staff members include John Schmitt, Deborah James and Alexander Main.[10][11]

CEPR contributors include Advisory Board Members Joseph Stiglitz and Robert Solow.[12]

Board of Directors[edit]

As of 2015, CEPR’s Board of Directors includes:[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Center for Economic and Policy Research". Charity Navigator. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  2. ^ CEPR, About Us, accessed 13 March 2009
  3. ^ ″The Incredible Shrinking Think Tank″, Extra!, Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting. March 1, 2008.
  4. ^ Rosenberg, Tina (4 November 2007). "The Perils Of Petrocracy". New York Times. Retrieved 5 October 2014. ... Mark Weisbrot, co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research, a left-leaning Washington policy group. 
  5. ^ Fox, Maggie (24 July 2013). "Obamacare won't slash workers' hours, report finds". NBC News. Retrieved 31 October 2014. 
  6. ^ "About Us". Center for Economic and Policy Research. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  7. ^ "Ha-Joon Chang". CEPR. Retrieved 30 September 2014. 
  8. ^ "Eileen Appelbaum". CEPR. Retrieved 30 September 2014. 
  9. ^ "Eileen Appelbaum". Russell Sage. Retrieved 30 September 2014. 
  10. ^ "Deborah James". Global Exchange. Retrieved 15 September 2014. 
  11. ^ "Staff". CEPR. Retrieved 21 March 2015. 
  12. ^ "Joseph Stiglitz and Robert Solow". CEPR. Retrieved 30 September 2014. 
  13. ^ "Board of Directors". Center for Economic and Policy Research. March 2015. Retrieved 13 March 2015. 

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