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.
Dean Baker responds to his forum counterparts.Dean BakerFeb 06, 2014
Our current tax system rewards unproductive speculation and punishes the working middle class.Dean BakerFeb 08, 2011
To fix Medicare, fix the larger inefficiencies in America's health-care system.Dean BakerOct 07, 2010