Dean Baker

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Name: Dean Baker
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

What If Congress Raised Taxes And Nobody Cared -- Or Even Noticed?

Two years ago, Congress raised taxes on almost every working American – and nobody cared. In fact, a lot of people didn’t even notice. That tells us something important about the way Americans view taxes. But it also tells us something important about ... [Published Forbes.com - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Ebola Hysteria Fever: A Real Epidemic

Dean Baker, Huffington PostThus far, the Ebola virus has infected three people in the United States that we know of; however, Ebola hysteria seems to have infected somewhere close to 300 million. There are reports of kids being pulled out of schools and ... [Published RealClearPolitics - Homepage - Oct 21 2014]
Entities: Hysteria, Ebola, Epidemic
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Water Line to be Extended to Clearfield Co. Homes

PITTSBURGH — The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has announced it has awarded a $790,438 contract to extend a public water line past homes that have experienced long-standing issues of degraded water quality and water loss stemming from acid ... [Published GantDaily.com - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 2 reports

Morning Must-Read: Dean Baker: Great Mystery at the Washington Post

If Jeff Bezo would simply plug all of his Washington Post reporters into the St. Louis Fed's FRED, we would have a much better world:But we have the world we have, and Dean Baker tries to make it better:Dean Baker:Great Mystery at the Washington Post, ... [Published Brad DeLong - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 2 reports

Morning Must-Read: Dean Baker: David Leonhardt Wonders Why Its Cold In the Winter and Wages Aren't Rising

Dean Baker:David Leonhardt Wonders Why Its Cold In the Winter and Wages Aren't Rising: "The economy is still way below potential GDP.......The employment to population ratio is still close to 4.0 percentage points below its pre-recession level. Even if ... [Published Brad DeLong - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 12 2014 - Updated Oct 12 2014 - 2 reports

Noted for Your Morning Procrastination for October 12, 2014

Over at Equitable Growth -- The Equitablog Talking Points: Global Cross-Fire: Secular Stagnation or Policy Paralysis?: (Early) Monday Focus for October 13, 2014 - Washington Center for Equitable Growth Morning Must-Read: Heather Boushey and Carter ... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Oct 12 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 2 reports

Noted for Your Morning Procrastination for October 10, 2014

Over at Equitable Growth--The EquitablogTalking Points: Modern Capitalism: Growth and Equality: Friday Focus for October 10, 2014 - Washington Center for Equitable GrowthEvening Must-Watch: Heather Boushey et al.: Challenges of Job-Rich and Inclusive ... [Published Brad DeLong - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

The jobs mismatch

Jobs are out there – so why is it taking employers so long to fill them?"The key reason is that there’s a mismatch in the jobs market going on,” s ays Robert Johnson, Director of Economic Analysis at Morningstar.Like trying to pair plaid with polka dots ... [Published Marketplace - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 2 reports

Open thread for night owls. Dean Baker: Fed's Bullard shows he wants to keep wages down

These Chiracahua Apache children were with Geronimo's band when he surrendered for the last time in 1886. The same children four months after arriving at Carlisle. On Sept. 4, 1886, Goyathlay, the leader of the Chiricahua band of Bedonkohe Apaches ... [Published Daily Kos - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 04 2014 - 3 reports

US unemployment rate falls below 6%

Professional valet service for all event http://nusapark.com/ WASHINGTON - The US jobs machine shifted into higher gear in September, pushing the unemployment rate down to the lowest level in six years. In a boost for President Barack Obama ... [Published The Kuala Lumpur Post - Oct 04 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 3 reports

Five Best Ideas of the Day: October 1

The Aspen Institute is an educational and policy studies organization based in Washington, D.C.1. More face time, less screen time: To survive adolescence, kids need to put down their phones and practice interacting with each other.By Cory Turner at National ... [Published Time - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

You Had No Idea Your Taxes Increased

Shoppers flood retailers during sales tax holidays to save a few dollars during the back-to-school shopping season. Americans won't get behind a gas tax increase to fund crumbling streets and bridges.  Yet most people barely batted an eyelash when a sizable ... [Published US News & World Report - Sep 30 2014]

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World’s richest man tries to defend wealth ineq... [Published New Age Bangladesh - 20 hours ago]
What If Congress Raised Taxes And Nobody Cared ... [Published Forbes.com - Oct 24 2014]
Asia Future Forum opens in Seoul, discussing a ... [Published Hani.co.kr - Oct 22 2014]
Ebola Hysteria Fever: A Real Epidemic [Published RealClearPolitics - Homepage - Oct 21 2014]
New dean of College of Veterinary Medicine aims... [Published State News - Oct 21 2014]
Water Line to be Extended to Clearfield Co. Homes [Published GantDaily.com - Oct 18 2014]
Vote: Are you anxious about the economy [Published Seattle Times - Oct 17 2014]
Falling Oil Prices Are Good News For You And Th... [Published Huffington Post - Oct 16 2014]
Moody's Accused of 'Manipulating' Pension Data [Published International Business Times - Oct 16 2014]
Shrinking US Federal Deficit Won't Likely Boost... [Published International Business Times - Oct 15 2014]
Yesterday In Etowah: June 6, 1944, D-Day arrives [Published Daily Post-Athenian - Oct 15 2014]
US Federal Deficit Shrinks To $483B, A Six-Year... [Published International Business Times - Oct 15 2014]
How Weird: With Ex-Im in Danger, More Export De... [Published National Review - Oct 14 2014]
Fujifilm : St Clements Press improves performan... [Published AD Communications - Oct 14 2014]
Morning Must-Read: Dean Baker: Great Mystery at... [Published Brad DeLong - Oct 14 2014]
Morning Must-Read: Dean Baker: Great Mystery at... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Oct 14 2014]
Morning Must-Read: Dean Baker: David Leonhardt ... [Published Brad DeLong - Oct 14 2014]
Morning Must-Read: Dean Baker: David Leonhardt ... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Oct 14 2014]
Noted for Your Morning Procrastination for Octo... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Oct 12 2014]
Noted for Your Morning Procrastination for Octo... [Published Brad DeLong - Oct 12 2014]
Is Amazon a Monopoly? [Published Outside The Beltway | OTB - Oct 11 2014]
Online Unemployment System Still Lags [Published Winter Haven News Chief - Oct 11 2014]
The new ‘sharing economy’ can enrich micro-entr... [Published PBS - Oct 11 2014]
Why 'The Economy' Isn't Good News for Democrats [Published Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting - Oct 10 2014]
Who protects the workers powering the new shari... [Published PBS - Oct 10 2014]
Noted for Your Morning Procrastination for Octo... [Published Brad DeLong - Oct 10 2014]
Noted for Your Morning Procrastination for Octo... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Oct 10 2014]
Obama and the Death of Economics [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Oct 09 2014]
The jobs mismatch [Published Marketplace - Oct 09 2014]
US Federal Deficit Shrinks To $486B, Six-Year L... [Published International Business Times - Oct 08 2014]
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Ebola Hysteria Fever: A Real Epidemic [Published RealClearPolitics - Homepage - Oct 21 2014]
Dean Baker, Huffington PostThus far, the Ebola virus has infected three people in the United States that we know of; however, Ebola hysteria seems to have infected somewhere close to 300 million. There are reports of kids being pulled out of schools and ...
Morning Must-Read: Dean Baker: Great Mystery at... [Published Brad DeLong - Oct 14 2014]
If Jeff Bezo would simply plug all of his Washington Post reporters into the St. Louis Fed's FRED, we would have a much better world:But we have the world we have, and Dean Baker tries to make it better:Dean Baker:Great Mystery at the Washington Post, ...
Morning Must-Read: Dean Baker: Great Mystery at... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Oct 14 2014]
If Jeff Bezo would simply plug all of his Washington Post reporters into the St. Louis Fed's FRED , we would have a much better world: But we have the world we have, and Dean Baker tries to make it better: Dean Baker: Great Mystery at the Washington ...
Morning Must-Read: Dean Baker: David Leonhardt ... [Published Brad DeLong - Oct 14 2014]
Dean Baker:David Leonhardt Wonders Why Its Cold In the Winter and Wages Aren't Rising: "The economy is still way below potential GDP.......The employment to population ratio is still close to 4.0 percentage points below its pre-recession level. Even if ...
Morning Must-Read: Dean Baker: David Leonhardt ... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Oct 14 2014]
Dean Baker: David Leonhardt Wonders Why Its Cold In the Winter and Wages Aren't Rising: "The economy is still way below potential GDP.... ...The employment to population ratio is still close to 4.0 percentage points below its pre-recession level. ...
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SEC Announces Additional Charges in Football-Re... [Published SEC US Press Releases - Jul 24 2014]
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