Co-Director - Center for Economic and Policy Research
Dean Baker has done extensive research on Social Security, intellectual property, labor market rigidities, and housing markets. He was one of the few economists to warn of the danger posed by the housing bubble in the last decade.
Rigged: How Globalization and the Rules of the Modern Economy Were Structured to Make the Rich Richer (Center for Economic and Policy Research 2016).
Getting Back to Full Employment: A Better Bargain for Working People (with Jared Bernstein, Center for Economic and Policy Research 2013),
The United States Since 1980 (Cambridge University Press 2007);
“Are Protective Labor Market Institutions at the Root of Unemployment? A Critical Review of the Evidence,” (with David R. Howell, Andrew Glyn, and John Schmitt), Capitalism and Society Vol. 2, No. 1 (2007);
“Asset Returns and Economic Growth,” (with Brad DeLong and Paul Krugman), Brookings Papers on Economic Activity (2005);
Twitter Account: @DeanBaker13
There is no Shortage of Economic Policies, Just Creative People in Policymaking Positions – Dean BAKER