Dean Baker

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

Beating Up on Finance

Why Contrary to Normal Patterns, the Workweek has Actually Gotten Longer in the Pandemic Recession

What to Look for in the November Jobs Report

Another Slow Recovery from Economic Disaster

How Many Lives Would Have Been Saved, If We Had Cooperated on a Vaccine With China?

The Krugman Boom? Don’t Count on It

Consumer Price Index: “There is Zero Basis for any Concerns About Inflation”

Lowering the Bar on Success: Megan McArdle on Drug Development

The 8.1 Million Vote Landslide

Labor Market Rebounds, But Can It Survive Rising Infection Rates?

Donald Trump and Being Deplorable

As We Wait to Figure Out Who We Elected, New York Times Feeds Us Pablum on Our Social Problems

The NYT Prints Its Usual Nonsense About Bubbles

Record 33.1 Percent Surge Still Leaves GDP 3.5 Percent Below Pre-Pandemic Level

Economic Changes That Would Make a Difference

Red State Governors Still Flunk COVID Testing

The Impact of the Pandemic on Superstar Cities

Waiting for a Vaccine and the Collaborative Research Alternative

The Reappearance of Pandemic Price Patterns

Waiting for a Vaccine: Killing for Inequality

Why Trump’s Approach to the Coronavirus Vaccine May Leave America Behind

Ominous Economic Signs: Long-Term Employment and People Leaving the Work Force

How Patent Monopolies in Prescription Drugs Cause Corruption

CEO’s Maximize CEO Pay, Not Shareholder Returns

It’s Not Vaccine Nationalism, It’s Vaccine Idiocy