Dean Baker

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

Milking Trump’s Trade Dispute With Canada

The Collapse of Lehman Bros.: a Reassessment

Contrary to the NYT, the Next Financial Crisis is Not Just Around the Corner

Memo to Trump: China is Already Bigger Than the United States

The US is Not on the Brink of a Financial Crisis

Does France’s Economy Need to Be Renewed?

Fact-Checking the Fact-Checker on Medicare-for-All

Trump Derangement Syndrome at the NYT

The Story of Stagnant Wage Growth

China and the United States: Who Has More Innovation to “Steal?”

Trump’s Giant “F-You” to Working People: Playing Games with Capital Gains Tax Rates

Trump’s “Amazing” Economy

Why Trump’s Tariffs are Almost as Unpopular With His Voters as Obama’s Trade Policies Were

Pledging Fealty to Trump: Europe Pays the Price for Increasing Inequality

The Washington Post Thinks It Is a New Idea to Tell People to Worry About Mobility and Not Inequality

Trump Does the Unthinkable: He Criticizes the Fed

Truth, Trump and the Washington Post

When It Comes to Higher Wages, the Wall Street Journal Doesn’t Believe in Capitalism

Does the US Have Any Leverage on China?

NYT Gets Hysterical About Non-Existent Debt Crisis

Educating David Frum About the Trade Deficit

The Washington Post Really Really Hates Markets When It Means Higher Pay for Ordinary Workers

Tariff Waivers: Another Source of Welfare for Donald Trump, His Family and Their Friends

When Both Men and Women Drop Out of the Labor Force, Why Do Economists Only Ask About Men?

Manufacturing Production Falls in May and No One Notices