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Dean Baker

Co-Director, Center for Economic and Policy Research

Dean Baker is frequently cited in economics reporting in major media outlets, including The New York Times, Washington Post, CNN, CNBC, and National Public Radio. He writes a weekly column for the Guardian Unlimited (UK), the Huffington Post, TruthOut, and his blog, Beat the Press, features commentary on economic reporting. His analyses have appeared in many major publications, including the Atlantic Monthly, the Washington Post, the London Financial Times, and the New York Daily News. Dean has written several books, his latest being The End of Loser Liberalism: Making Markets Progressive. His other books include Taking Economics Seriously (MIT Press), which thinks through what we might gain if we took the ideological blinders off of basic economic principles and False Profits: Recovering from the Bubble Economy (PoliPoint Press, 2010) about what caused – and how to fix – the current economic crisis.


• Senior Economist, Economic Policy Institute
• Assistant Professor, Bucknell University
• Consultant, The World Bank
• Consultant, Joint Economic Committee of the US Congress


Ph.D., University of Michigan
M.A., University of Denver, 1983
B.A., Swarthmore College, 1981


Dean Baker. The End of Loser Liberalism: Making Markets Progressive. Center for Economic and Policy Research: Washington, 2011.

Dean Baker. Taking Economics Seriously. MIT Press: Boston, 2010.

Dean Baker. False Profits: Recovering from the Bubble Economy. Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc: San Francisco, 2010.

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