Center for Economic and Policy Research

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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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