Dean Baker

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Name: Dean Baker
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 23 mins ago - 2 reports

Economics Daily Digest: With inequality, it's women and children first

By Rachel Goldfarb, originally published on Next New DealClick here to subscribe to Roosevelt First, our weekday morning email featuring the Daily Digest.Among the Poor, Women Feel Inequality More Deeply ( NYT )The burden of inequality falls more heavily ... [Published Daily Kos - 18 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 2 reports

'Irrational Exuberance Meets Secular Stagnation'

Antonio Fatás: Irrational exuberance meets secular stagnation : Robert Shiller warns us in the New York Times about the potential risks of high stock market valuations in the US. According to Shiller "the United States stock market looks very expensive ... [Published Economist's View - 10 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

5 reasons Americans are unhappy

Some people recently expressed surprise that New York City -- the home of Broadway, the Statue of Liberty and Central Park -- was ranked as the No. 1 city where Americans are unhappiest, according to an analysis of data from the U.S. Census and the Centers ... [Published Morningstar.com - 10 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 2 reports

Noted for Your Morning Procrastination for August 19, 2014

Over at Equitable Growth -- The Equitablog Morning Must-Read: Heidi Przybyla: Obamacare Losing Punch as Campaign Weapon in Ad Battles - Washington Center for Equitable Growth From a Decade Ago: My Review of the First Two Volumes of Robert Skidelsky's ... [Published Brad DeLong - 16 hours ago]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

'The Skills Gap is Most Evident in Retail Trade and Restaurants'

About that skills gap -- this is from Dean Baker: The Skills Gap is Most Evident in Retail Trade and Restaurants : Floyd Norris has an interesting column comparing the numbers of job openings, hirings, and quits from 2007 with the most recent three ... [Published Economist's View - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

GOP using whacky strategies to derail affordable health care

By DEAN BAKER Ever since its passage in 2010 the Republican Party has made it clear that it will do everything in its power to obstruct th ... ... [Published Burlington Hawk Eye - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Feldstein: Fed Policy Was Driver for U.S. Recovery

Aug. 15 (Bloomberg) -- Martin Feldstein, an economics professor at Harvard University, talks about the U.S. economy and Federal Reserve policy. He speaks with Betty Liu on Bloomberg Television's "In the Loop." Center for Economic & Policy Research's Dean ... [Published BusinessWeek - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Ex-Im Bank debate creating strange bedfellows

Illinois corporations such as Caterpillar, John Deere, Motorola and Boeing are among the Fortune 500 companies that benefit from the Export-Import Bank, which is being criticized by conservatives and progressives alike in the current debate about its ... [Published Canton Daily Ledger - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

GOP using whacky strategies to derail affordable health care

WASHINGTON — Ever since its passage in 2010 the Republican Party has made it clear that it will do everything in its power to obstruct the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.The Republican-controlled House of Representatives has voted 54 times ... [Published Modesto Bee - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 2 reports

July Jobs Report: Slow, Steady Job Growth Continues

T he Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday that the economy added 209,000 jobs in July, slightly missing expectations of 230,000. The unemployment rate rose to 6.2 percent.On the surface, this was a soft report, but it’s not that bad as you dig deeper. ... [Published The New Republic Online - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 2 reports

Midday open thread: NSA domestic spying costs us more than personal privacy, no hope from El Niño

Today's comic by Matt Bors is Surgeon General's Warning: NYPD : Personal privacy loss is just one of the costs of NSA surveillance : There is no doubt the integrity of our communications and the privacy of our online activities have been the biggest ... [Published Daily Kos - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 2 reports

Will states solve America's retirement crisis?

retirementAs it currently stands, large numbers of individuals in the U.S. appear headed toward retirement without the resources they'll need to get through it. A June 2013 study by the National Institute on Retirement Security pegged the retirement savings ... [Published Bankrate.com - Jul 21 2014]

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...now they see a constant stream of their friends on seemingly fabulous vacations and at fancy cocktail parties rubber shoulders with celebrities. "people are much less secure in their lives than they were before the crash" Baker says

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'Irrational Exuberance Meets Secular Stagnation' [Published Economist's View - 10 hours ago]
5 reasons Americans are unhappy [Published Morningstar.com - 10 hours ago]
Some Of The World's Brightest Minds Are Meeting... [Published Business Insider Australia - 13 hours ago]
Some Of The World's Brightest Minds Are Meeting... [Published Business Insider - 13 hours ago]
Some Of The World's Brightest Minds Are Meeting... [Published Clusterstock - 13 hours ago]
Noted for Your Morning Procrastination for Augu... [Published Brad DeLong - 16 hours ago]
Noted for Your Morning Procrastination for Augu... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - 16 hours ago]
Reading the Manhattan Institute, Part 3 [Published Balloon Juice - 18 hours ago]
Economics Daily Digest: With inequality, it's w... [Published Daily Kos - 18 hours ago]
Economics Daily Digest: With inequality, it's w... [Published Daily Kos - 18 hours ago]
U.S. Stock Market: Irrational Exuberance Meets ... [Published Investing.com - 19 hours ago]
Redwood Falls mayor, Ward 3 seats are contested... [Published Redwood Falls Gazette - Aug 18 2014]
Inside the sharing economy, workers find flexib... [Published Venturebeat - Aug 17 2014]
Inside the sharing economy, workers find flexib... [Published Venturebeat - Aug 17 2014]
The Entitlement of the Very Rich [Published ZNet - Aug 16 2014]
'The Skills Gap is Most Evident in Retail Trade... [Published Economist's View - Aug 16 2014]
GOP using whacky strategies to derail affordabl... [Published Burlington Hawk Eye - Aug 16 2014]
Feldstein: Fed Policy Was Driver for U.S. Recovery [Published BusinessWeek - Aug 15 2014]
Ex-Im Bank debate creating strange bedfellows [Published Canton Daily Ledger - Aug 14 2014]
GOP using whacky strategies to derail affordabl... [Published Modesto Bee - Aug 14 2014]
US Income Inequality Rising Despite Gains In Em... [Published International Business Times - Aug 12 2014]
Why reform conservatives should embrace a unive... [Published The Week Magazine - Aug 12 2014]
Adam Posen on HSBC Global Connections: The Top ... [Published Peterson Institute for International Economics - Aug 11 2014]
The 'forgotten' workers [Published Canton Daily Ledger - Aug 11 2014]
US Middle Class 20% Poorer Than in 1984 [Published Gayapolis - Aug 11 2014]
Big Pharma to bankrupt Medicaid with outrageous... [Published Natural News - Aug 11 2014]
Beyond Piketty and Capitalism [Published ZNet - Aug 10 2014]
Noted for Your Afternoon Procrastination for Au... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Aug 08 2014]
Noted for Your Afternoon Procrastination for Au... [Published Brad DeLong - Aug 08 2014]
Grand Central: Without QE, the ECB Can Only Hop... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Aug 08 2014]
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'Irrational Exuberance Meets Secular Stagnation' [Published Economist's View - 10 hours ago]
Antonio Fatás: Irrational exuberance meets secular stagnation : Robert Shiller warns us in the New York Times about the potential risks of high stock market valuations in the US. According to Shiller "the United States stock market looks very expensive ...
Some Of The World's Brightest Minds Are Meeting... [Published Clusterstock - 13 hours ago]
All eyes will be on Jackson Hole, Wyoming, where The Kansas City Federal Reserve will host its annual economic policy symposium . The event kicks off on Thursday, August 21. The topic of this year's meeting: "Re-Evaluating Labor Market Dynamics."  ...
Noted for Your Morning Procrastination for Augu... [Published Brad DeLong - 16 hours ago]
Over at Equitable Growth -- The Equitablog Morning Must-Read: Heidi Przybyla: Obamacare Losing Punch as Campaign Weapon in Ad Battles - Washington Center for Equitable Growth From a Decade Ago: My Review of the First Two Volumes of Robert Skidelsky's ...
Noted for Your Morning Procrastination for Augu... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - 16 hours ago]
Over at Equitable Growth -- The Equitablog Morning Must-Read: Heidi Przybyla: Obamacare Losing Punch as Campaign Weapon in Ad Battles - Washington Center for Equitable Growth From a Decade Ago: My Review of the First Two Volumes of Robert Skidelsky's ...
Reading the Manhattan Institute, Part 3 [Published Balloon Juice - 18 hours ago]
This should be the final segment of my series on reading through Avik Roy’s health insurance and health entitlement proposal.  The major focus will be Medicare.  His major focus is to shrink traditional Medicare expenditures in two ways.  The first is ...
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SEC Announces Additional Charges in Football-Re... [Published SEC US Press Releases - Jul 24 2014]
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