Center for Economic and Policy Research

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This article is about the US think tank. For the European economic research network, see Centre for Economic Policy Research.
Center for Economic and Policy Research
Abbreviation CEPR
Formation 1999
Type Economic policy think tank
Headquarters 1611 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, DC, United States
Co-directors Dean Baker
Mark Weisbrot

The Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR) is a progressive[1] economic policy think-tank. Based in Washington, DC, the American CEPR has no relation to the British Centre for Economic Policy Research.[2] CEPR was founded in 1999 by economists Dean Baker and Mark Weisbrot.[3] Its staff includes John Schmitt.[4]


  1. ^ ″The Incredible Shrinking Think Tank″, Extra!, Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting. March 1, 2008.
  2. ^ This Week's Discussion Papers, CEPR published 13 Discussion Papers this week, CEPR website
  3. ^ CEPR, About Us, accessed 13 March 2009
  4. ^ CEPR website, Staff Listing, accessed 27 September 2012

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