Dean Baker

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

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

China and the Trade War: Confusion at the Washington Post

Robots, China and the Failure of Economics Reporters

The Great Financial Crisis: Bernanke and the Bubble

How to Reduce Corruption in Medicine: Remove the Money

Getting It Wrong Again: Consumer Spending and the Great Recession

The Bank Bailout of 2008 was Unnecessary

Stiglitz, Summers and Secular Stagnation

Amazon and Apple: Wall Street’s Trillion Dollar Babies

Bernanke, Geithner and Paulson Still Don’t Have a Clue About the Financial Crisis

The Battle Over Medicare for All