Dean Baker

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

Why the Double-Dippers Are Wrong

The Cult of Incompetent Bankers

Shorter Weeks, Longer Vacations

Obama’s Political Economy

A Viable Jobs Policy

The Failed Dogma of the ECB

Baker Econ

The Weird Battle Over the Debt Ceiling

The Drive to Cut Social Security Benefits

Budget Games

Economic Illiteracy

Central Bankers and Budget Deficits

Do Economists Bleed?

Saving Social Security From Its Saviors

Making Short Work of the Economy

Missing the Downturn

Creationist Economics

How to Lower the Price of Prescription Drugs

The Housemaid, Her Union and Strauss-Kahn

Can the Greek People Teach the Central Bankers Economics?

The Stimulus and Jobs

Strauss-Kahn and the IMF

The Best Way to Balance the Budget

Economists and Jobs Creation

Medicare and the Usual Suspects