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*[http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2013/mar/03/venezuela-devaluation-doom-mongers  ''Venezuela's devaluation doom-mongers''] - Venezuela's recent devaluation has excited predictions of an economic collapse. Luckily, such wishful thinking is ill-informed - 4th March 2013
 
*[http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2013/feb/15/rafael-correa-ecuador-elections  ''Why Ecuador loves Rafael Correa''] - It's not luck but good financial judgment that has set the president on the path to victory in forthcoming elections - 15th February 2013
 
*[http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2013/feb/15/rafael-correa-ecuador-elections  ''Why Ecuador loves Rafael Correa''] - It's not luck but good financial judgment that has set the president on the path to victory in forthcoming elections - 15th February 2013
 
*[http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2013/jan/22/shinzo-abe-quantitative-easing-japan  ''Shinzo Abe's quantitative easing: Japan can have a 'free lunch' and eat it too''] - Economist Adam Posen is wrong: Japan can fund a stimulus without risk to its economy. The US and eurozone, take note - 23rd January 2013
 
*[http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2013/jan/22/shinzo-abe-quantitative-easing-japan  ''Shinzo Abe's quantitative easing: Japan can have a 'free lunch' and eat it too''] - Economist Adam Posen is wrong: Japan can fund a stimulus without risk to its economy. The US and eurozone, take note - 23rd January 2013

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Area of interest: Economic growth, trade, Social Security, Latin America, international financial institutions, development

Journals/Organisation: Center for Economic and Policy Research | The Guardian

Email: weisbrot@cepr.net

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Website: http://www.guardian.co.uk/profile/markweisbrot

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Networks: http://twitter.com/markweisbrot

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About: http://www.cepr.net/index.php/biographies/mark-weisbrot

Education: University of Michigan: Ph.D. in Economics

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Current position/role: He writes a weekly column for The Guardian Unlimited (U.K.), and a regular column on economic and policy issues that is distributed to over 550 newspapers by McClatchy-Tribune Information Services. He also writes a column for Brazil’s largest newspaper, Folha de Sao Paulo. His opinion pieces have appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, and almost every major U.S. newspaper. He appears regularly on national and local television and radio programs [1]

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Other roles/Main role: Co-Director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR); President of Just Foreign Policy

Other activities: Co-writer of Oliver Stone's documentary South of the Border

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  • Written numerous research papers on economic policy, especially on Latin America and international economic policy. He is also co-author, with Dean Baker, of Social Security: The Phony Crisis (University of Chicago Press, 2000).

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