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*[http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/jan/04/nafta-20-years-mexico-regret  ''NAFTA: 20 years of regret for Mexico''] - Mexico's growth has been weak since the 'free trade' deal was signed, and it missed out on the region's poverty reduction - 4th January 2014
 
*[http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/dec/18/us-budget-deal-good-bad-stupid  ''US budget deal: the good, bad and stupid''] - It's encouraging we have a budget, but the economic ignorance continues in Washington, especially among Republicans - 19th December 2013
 
*[http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/dec/18/us-budget-deal-good-bad-stupid  ''US budget deal: the good, bad and stupid''] - It's encouraging we have a budget, but the economic ignorance continues in Washington, especially among Republicans - 19th December 2013
 
*[http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/dec/03/honduras-election-eu-oas-observer-fraud-violence  ''Why the world should care about Honduras' recent election''] - Hondurans are revolting against the US-backed outcome. There are too many reports of rampant vote-buying, fraud and violence - 4th December 2013
 
*[http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/dec/03/honduras-election-eu-oas-observer-fraud-violence  ''Why the world should care about Honduras' recent election''] - Hondurans are revolting against the US-backed outcome. There are too many reports of rampant vote-buying, fraud and violence - 4th December 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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