Dean Baker

Dean Baker is the senior economist at the Center for Economic and Policy Research in Washington, DC. 

An Inverted Bond Yield Curve: Is a Recession Coming?

Pausing at the Fed

Our Elites Refuse to Accept Responsibility for Leaving Behind the Left Behind

Saving the Environment: Is Degrowthing the Answer?

Sanders Wants Corporations to Fulfill Trump’s Tax Cut Promise

Tariffs and Quotas: Who Gets the Money?

The Politics of the Viciousness: the US After the Midterms

Nicholas Kristof and the China Trade War

Will Progressives Ever Think About How We Structure Markets, Instead of Accepting them as Given?

Short-Term Health Insurance Plans Destroy Insurance Pools

Good News, the Stock Market is Plunging: Thoughts on Wealth

Lessons From the Trump Tax Cut

Yes, Republicans Want People With Pre-Existing Conditions to Pay Up the Wazoo

Diverting Class War Into Generational War, Again

Containing CEO Pay

The Midterms: It’s All Up for Grabs

Looking for the Next Crisis: the Not Very Scary World of CLOs

How Big is Big? Trump, the NYT and Foreign Aid

Nothing to Brag About: Scott Walker’s Economic Record in Wisconsin:

The Federal Reserve is Not a Church

Corporate Debt Scares

How Badly is Trump’s Trade War Hurting China?

Trump Tax Cuts: a Little Good Old-Fashioned Crowding Out

Stronger Drug Patents in New NAFTA To Cost U.S. Manufacturing Workers Jobs

Getting Serious About Debts and Deficits