User Profile for Dean Baker (dbaker)
Bio: Dean Baker is the author of "Plunder and Blunder: The Rise and Fall of the Bubble Economy;" "The United States Since 1980" (Cambridge University Press); "Social Security: The Phony Crisis" (with Mark Weisbrot); "The Benefits of Full Employment" (with Jared Bernstein); "Getting Prices Right: The Battle Over the Consumer Price Index;" and "The Conservative Nanny State: How the Wealthy Use the Government to Stay Rich and Get Richer." He appears frequently on TV and radio programs, including CNN, CBS News, PBS NewsHour, and National Public Radio. His blog, Beat the Press, features commentary on economic reporting. He received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Michigan.
Joined: Mar 11 '08
Last login: May 19 '09