Dean Baker, Co-Director,
Center for Economic and Policy Research.

Dr. Dean Baker is a macroeconomist and Co-Director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research in Washington, D.C. He previously worked as a senior economist at the Economic Policy Institute and an assistant professor at Bucknell University. His recent publications include: "Money for Nothing: The Increasing Cost of Foreign Reserve Holdings to Developing Nations," "The Scorecard on Globalization 1980-2000: Twenty Years of Diminished Progress, "The Costs of the Stock Market Bubble," "Diverting the Old-Age Crisis: International Projections of Income in the 21st Century," "Double Bubble: The Over-Valuation of the Stock Market and the Dollar," and Getting Prices Right: The Debate Over the Consumer Price Index (M.E. Sharpe, 1997. He is the co-author (with Mark Weisbrot) of Social Security: The Phony Crisis (University of Chicago Press, 1999). He also is the author of the weekly on-line commentary on economic reporting, the Economic Reporting Review (ERR), (

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