Dean Baker senior economist at the Center for Economic and Policy Research in Washington, D.C. He is the author of several books, including Plunder & Blunder: The Rise and Fall of the Bubble Economy, The Conservative Nanny State: How the Wealthy Use the Government to Stay Rich and Get Richer and The United States Since 1980. Read more about Dean.
Allowing foreign imports, authorizing Medicare bargaining, or setting prices at what other nations pay—all good optionsDean BakerJan 14, 2019
The unemployment rate fell to the lowest rate in decades, but there is still a long way to go to make up for the damage of the Great Recession and the decades of wage stagnation that preceded it.Dean BakerOct 05, 2018
Will lower corporate taxes generate an investment boom? The evidence suggests not.Dean BakerJun 27, 2018
Two provisions designed to offset the federal cap on SALT deductions is a big step toward fighting back against the GOP tax plan.Dean BakerApr 02, 2018
Democratic states can nullify the GOP’s war on them by altering their employer-side payroll taxes.Dean BakerJan 02, 2018