Author: Roland Stephen
Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)
This paper examines the economic transformation which North Carolina underwent after the decline of manufacturing and discusses the possible lessons for other regions of the US.
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29 Apr 2011
Reducing the Budget Deficit
Author: Mindy R Levit
Congressional Research Service (CRS)
This report provides an explanation of why the federal government’s fiscal path is unsustainable, a brief overview of the short- and long-term outlook for the federal budget, and a discussion of the framework and tradeoffs in which to consider propos...
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6 Sep 2010
The Skills Deficit
Author: Daniel Gros
Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)
Two years after the world economy suffered a nervous breakdown in the wake of the collapse of Lehman Brothers, global financial markets remain unsettled, and the recovery that started so vigorously in 2009 seems to be stalling.
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Update on the Venezuelan Economy
Author: Mark Weisbrot, Rebecca Ray
Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR)
This update looks at the most recent data as of September 2010 on the Venezuelan economy, in an attempt to evaluate its prospects in the foreseeable future.
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