Dean Baker

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

The Dangerously Irresponsible Arguments of the “Responsible” Budget Gang

The U.S.-China Trade War: Will Workers Lose?

The Coal Industry is Not a Major Employer

Cheap Shots at the Trump Economy

The June Jobs Report and the State of the Economy

Why Aren’t the Democrats Talking About Ending Patent Financed Drug Research?

A Little Honesty May Help the Green New Deal

Is the US Trade Deficit With China Exaggerated?

Can You Say: “Exorbitant Privilege”? (If So, You Can Probably Write for the NYT)

The Old Japan Disaster Horror Story

New Manufacturing Jobs are Not Union Jobs

The Wall Street Journal Doesn’t Like Rent Control

Why Elizabeth Warren is Right on Currency Values

Corporate Debt and the Great Recession: the Press Still Doesn’t Get It

The Wonderful World of Free Market Drugs

Making Wall Street Pay

Trump’s Trade War With China and “Our” Intellectual Property

The Money in the Trump/Kushner Middle East Peace Plan

Ady Barkan, the Fed and the Liberal Funder Industry

“Heady Stuff:” The Wall Street, Inflation and the CPI

Will Higher Pay for Uber Drivers Increase Productivity Growth?

Getting to Medicare-for-All

Krugman v. Sanders on Medicare-for-All

Medicare for All Act: Testimony Before House Rules Committee

The Trade Games Are Back