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University of Massachusetts-Boston
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Working papers

2013

  1. Christian E. Weller & Ghazal Zulfiqar, 2013. "Financial Market Diversity and Macroeconomic Stability," Working Papers wp332, Political Economy Research Institute, University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

2011

  1. Christian E. Weller & Luke Reidenbach, 2011. "On Uneven Ground: How Corporate Governance Prioritizes Short-term Speculative Investments, Impedes Productive Investments, and Jeopardizes Productivity Growth," Working Papers wp245, Political Economy Research Institute, University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
  2. Christian E. Weller, 2011. "What Does the Literature Tell Us About the Possible Effect of Changing Retirement Benefits on Public Employee Effectiveness?," Working Papers wp270, Political Economy Research Institute, University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

2010

  1. Christian E. Weller & Jeffrey Wenger, 2010. "Easy Money? Health and 401(k) Loans," Working Papers wp231, Political Economy Research Institute, University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
  2. Christian E. Weller & Amy Helburn, 2010. "Financial Stress and Asymmetric Financial Decisions," Working Papers wp243, Political Economy Research Institute, University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

2009

  1. Christian E. Weller & Amy Helburn, 2009. "Public Policy Options to Build Wealth for America’s Middle Class," Working Papers wp210, Political Economy Research Institute, University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
  2. Christian E. Weller, 2009. "Could International Labor Rights Play a Role in U.S. Trade?," Working Papers wp196, Political Economy Research Institute, University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
  3. Christian E. Weller, 2009. "Did Retirees Save Enough to Compensate for the Increase in Individual Risk Exposure?," Working Papers wp206, Political Economy Research Institute, University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

2008

  1. Christian E. Weller & Amanda Logan & Bernard Morzuch, 2008. "Desperate vs. Deadbeat: Can We Quantify the Effect of the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005?," Working Papers wp185, Political Economy Research Institute, University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
  2. Christian E. Weller & Manita Rao, 2008. "Can Progressive Taxation Contribute to Economic Development?," Working Papers wp176, Political Economy Research Institute, University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
  3. Christian E. Weller, 2008. "Credit Access, the Costs of Credit and Credit Market Discrimination," Working Papers wp171, Political Economy Research Institute, University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
  4. Jeffrey Wenger & Christian E. Weller, 2008. "The Interplay between Labor and Financial Markets: What are the Implications for Defined Contribution Accounts?," Working Papers wp162, Political Economy Research Institute, University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
  5. Christian E. Weller & Jeffrey Wenger, 2008. "Prudent Investors: The Asset Allocation of Public Pension Plans," Working Papers wp175, Political Economy Research Institute, University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

2007

  1. Kate Sabatini & Christian E. Weller, 2007. "Changes in Homeowners’ Financial Security during the Recent Housing and Mortgage Boom," Working Papers wp125, Political Economy Research Institute, University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
  2. Christian E. Weller, 2007. "Have Differences in Credit Access Diminished in an Era of Financial Market Deregulation?," Working Papers wp144, Political Economy Research Institute, University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

2006

  1. Heather Boushey & Christian E. Weller, 2006. "Inequality and Household Economic Hardship in the United States of America," Working Papers 18, United Nations, Department of Economics and Social Affairs.

2002

  1. Weller, Christian E. & Hersh, Adam, 2002. "The long and short of it: Global liberalization, poverty and inequality," ZEI Working Papers B 14-2002, ZEI - Center for European Integration Studies, University of Bonn.

2001

  1. Weller, Christian E., 2001. "Programs without alternative: Public pensions in the OECD," ZEI Working Papers B 15-2001, ZEI - Center for European Integration Studies, University of Bonn.

1999

  1. Weller, Christian E., 1999. "Financial crises after financial liberalization: Exceptional circumstances or structural weakness?," ZEI Working Papers B 15-1999, ZEI - Center for European Integration Studies, University of Bonn.
  2. Weller, Christian E. & von Hagen, Jürgen, 1999. "Financial fragility or what went right and what could go wrong in central European banking?," ZEI Working Papers B 13-1999, ZEI - Center for European Integration Studies, University of Bonn.
  3. Weller, Christian E. & Morzuch, Bernard, 1999. "Why are Eastern Europe's banks not failing when everbody else's are?," ZEI Working Papers B 18-1999, ZEI - Center for European Integration Studies, University of Bonn.
  4. Weller, Christian E., 1999. "Financial liberalization, multinational banks and credit supply: The case of Poland," ZEI Working Papers B 10-1999, ZEI - Center for European Integration Studies, University of Bonn.
  5. Weller, Christian E., 1999. "The finance-investment link in a transition economy: Evidence for Poland from panel data," ZEI Working Papers B 04-1999, ZEI - Center for European Integration Studies, University of Bonn.
  6. Weller, Christian E. & Scher, Mark J., 1999. "Multinational banks and development finance," ZEI Working Papers B 16-1999, ZEI - Center for European Integration Studies, University of Bonn.
  7. Weller, Christian E., 1999. "The connection between more multinational banks and less real credit in transition economies," ZEI Working Papers B 08-1999, ZEI - Center for European Integration Studies, University of Bonn.

Journal articles

2013

  1. Christian E. Weller, 2013. "Protecting Retirement Wealth," Challenge, M.E. Sharpe, Inc., vol. 56(4), pages 51-88, July.
  2. Christian E Weller, 2013. "Could Different Retirement Benefits Result in More Effective Teachers?," Eastern Economic Journal, Palgrave Macmillan, vol. 39(4), pages 547-563, September.

2012

  1. Christian E. Weller & Jeffrey B. Wenger, 2012. "EASY MONEY OR HARD TIMES? HEALTH AND 401(k) LOANS," Contemporary Economic Policy, Western Economic Association International, vol. 30(1), pages 29-42, 01.
  2. Christian Weller, 2012. "Unburdening America's Middle Class," Challenge, M.E. Sharpe, Inc., vol. 55(1), pages 23-52, January.

2011

  1. Christian E. Weller, 2011. "Could international labour rights play a role in US trade?," Cambridge Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 35(1), pages 39-57.
  2. Christian Weller & Luke Reidenbach, 2011. "On Uneven Ground," Challenge, M.E. Sharpe, Inc., vol. 54(3), pages 5-37, May.
  3. Christian Weller & Jaryn Fields, 2011. "Roller Coaster Economics," Challenge, M.E. Sharpe, Inc., vol. 54(5), pages 99-117, September.

2010

  1. Christian Weller, 2010. "Have Differences in Credit Access Diminished in an Era of Financial Market Deregulation?," Review of Social Economy, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 68(1), pages 1-34.
  2. Christian E. Weller & Manita Rao, 2010. "Progressive Tax Policy and Economic Stability," Journal of Economic Issues, M.E. Sharpe, Inc., vol. 44(3), pages 629-659, September.

2009

  1. Christian Weller, 2009. "You Can Eat Your Cake and Have It, Too," Challenge, M.E. Sharpe, Inc., vol. 52(1), pages 67-86, January.
  2. Christian Weller, 2009. "Credit Access, the Costs of Credit and Credit Market Discrimination," The Review of Black Political Economy, Springer, vol. 36(1), pages 7-28, March.
  3. Christian E. Weller & Amanda M. Logan, 2009. "Measuring Middle Class Economic Security," Journal of Economic Issues, M.E. Sharpe, Inc., vol. 43(2), pages 327-336, June.
  4. Weller, Christian E. & Wenger, Jeffrey B., 2009. "Prudent investors: the asset allocation of public pension plans," Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, Cambridge University Press, vol. 8(04), pages 501-525, October.

2008

  1. Heather Boushey & Christian Weller, 2008. "Has Growing Inequality Contributed to Rising Household Economic Distress?," Review of Political Economy, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 20(1), pages 1-22.
  2. Weller, Christian E., 2008. "C. Prestowitz, Three Billion New Capitalists , Basic Books, New York, NY (2005) 321 pp.," Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics), Elsevier, vol. 37(1), pages 451-453, February.
  3. Christian Weller, 2008. "The Erosion of Middle-Class Economic Security After 2001," Challenge, M.E. Sharpe, Inc., vol. 51(1), pages 45-68, January.
  4. Weller, Christian E., 2008. "T.L. Friedman, The World is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century--Updated and Expanded , Farrar, Strauss, and Giroux, New York, NY (2006) 593 pp.," Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics), Elsevier, vol. 37(2), pages 887-889, April.

2007

  1. Christian Weller, 2007. "The Presence of Multinational Banks and the Supply and Quality of Credit in Emerging Economies," International Review of Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 21(2), pages 273-292.
  2. Christian Weller & Derek Douglas, 2007. "One Nation Under Debt," Challenge, M.E. Sharpe, Inc., vol. 50(1), pages 54-75, February.
  3. Christian Weller & Kate Sabatini, 2007. "The Financial Vulnerability of Families," Challenge, M.E. Sharpe, Inc., vol. 50(3), pages 72-98, June.

2006

  1. Christian Weller, 2006. "Review," Challenge, M.E. Sharpe, Inc., vol. 49(2), pages 63-67, April.
  2. Christian E. Weller, 2006. "The Recent Stock Market Fluctuations and Retirement Income Adequacy," Eastern Economic Journal, Eastern Economic Association, vol. 32(1), pages 67-81, Winter.
  3. Christian Weller, 2006. "The Middle Class Falls Back," Challenge, M.E. Sharpe, Inc., vol. 49(1), pages 16-43, February.
  4. Christian E. Weller, 2006. "Social Security Privatization and Market Risk," Review of Policy Research, Policy Studies Organization, vol. 23(2), pages 531-548, 03.

2005

  1. Christian Weller & Dean Baker, 2005. "Smoothing the waves of pension funding: Could changes in funding rules help avoid cyclical under-funding?," Journal of Economic Policy Reform, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 8(2), pages 131-151.
  2. L. Josh Bivens & Christian Weller, 2005. "DISTURBING ECONOMIC MYSTERIES: The Causes of the "Job Loss" Recovery," Challenge, M.E. Sharpe, Inc., vol. 48(2), pages 23-47, March.
  3. Nathaniel Loewentheil & Christian E. Weller, 2005. "The Renter Squeeze: Minority and Low-Income Renters Feel Pressures from Housing Boom and Weak Labor Market," Review of Policy Research, Policy Studies Organization, vol. 22(6), pages 755-770, November.

2004

  1. Christian E. Weller, 2004. "The future of public pensions in the OECD," Cambridge Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 28(4), pages 489-504, July.
  2. Christian Weller & Josh Bivens & Max Sawicky, 2004. "Macro Policy Lessons from the Recent Recession," Challenge, M.E. Sharpe, Inc., vol. 47(3), pages 42-72, May.
  3. Christian E. Weller & Adam Hersh, 2004. "The long and short of it: global liberalization and the incomes of the poor," Journal of Post Keynesian Economics, M.E. Sharpe, Inc., vol. 26(3), pages 471-504, April.
  4. Christian Weller, 2004. "The US Current Account Deficit," New Economy, Institute for Public Policy Research, vol. 11(4), pages 243-248, December.
  5. Christian Weller & Laura Singleton, 2004. "Political Freedom, External Liberalization and Financial Stability," International Review of Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 18(1), pages 1-22.

2003

  1. Adam Hersh & Christian Weller, 2003. "Does Manufacturing Matter?," Challenge, M.E. Sharpe, Inc., vol. 46(2), pages 59-79, March.

2002

  1. Christian Weller, 2002. "Don't Raise the Retirement Age," Challenge, M.E. Sharpe, Inc., vol. 45(1), pages 75-87, January.
  2. Christian Weller, 2002. "Austerity or Bust? Argentina's Options for Economic Revival," Challenge, M.E. Sharpe, Inc., vol. 45(3), pages 44-57, May.
  3. Christian E. Weller, 2002. "What Drives the Fed to Act?," Journal of Post Keynesian Economics, M.E. Sharpe, Inc., vol. 24(3), pages 391-417, April.

2001

  1. Christian E Weller & Mark Scher, 2001. "Multinational Bank Credit in Less Industrialized Economies," Journal of International Business Studies, Palgrave Macmillan, vol. 32(4), pages 833-851, December.
  2. Weller, Christian E., 2001. "Riccardo Bellofiore (Ed.), Global Money, Capital Restructuring, and the Changing Patterns of Labor," Journal of Comparative Economics, Elsevier, vol. 29(1), pages 198-200, March.
  3. Christian Weller, 2001. "The Finance-Investment Link in a Transition Economy: Evidence For Poland From Panel Data," Comparative Economic Studies, Palgrave Macmillan, vol. 43(1), pages 31-52, April.
  4. C. E. Weller, 2001. "Financial Crises After Financial Liberalisation: Exceptional Circumstances or Structural Weakness?," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 38(1), pages 98-127.

2000

  1. Christian Weller, 2000. "Financial Liberalization, Multinational Banks and Credit Supply: The case of Poland," International Review of Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 14(2), pages 193-211.
  2. Christian E. Weller & Bernard Morzuch, 2000. "International Financial Contagion: Why are Eastern Europe's banks not failing when everybody else's are?," The Economics of Transition, The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, vol. 8(3), pages 639-663, November.
  3. Christian E. Weller, 2000. "Risky business? Evaluating market risk of equity investment proposals to reform social security," Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 19(2), pages 263-273.