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End tax-cuts for super-rich only and spend new revenues on job creation

...caveat is that we can't reverse most of the upward redistribution of income through the tax code. As my colleague Dean Baker has persuasively argued, most of this redistribution has taken place through the rewriting of rules so that markets...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-07-27/end-tax-cuts-super-rich-only-and-spen
Opinion
Expert questions ANWR job claim

...would come from an economic boom created by a drop in oil prices that would follow oil development in the refuge. But Dean Baker, co-director of the Washington, D.C.-based Center for Economic and Policy Research, said the estimate is too...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090401/sta_anwr.shtml
News
FYI

...Lynn and John Fisher. On May 28, 2009, a daughter, Aurora Serena Baker, weighing 6 pounds, 5 ounces, to Ally and Dean Baker, of Juneau. Her brother is Gavin. Other recent births: On March 9, 2009, a son, Elias Alexander Buckley, weighing...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/053109/nei_445611351.shtml
FYI

...Michael Bahn of Juneau. On Oct. 30, 2006, a son, Gavin Tyler Baker, weighing 7 pounds 4 ounces, to Ally Baker and Dean Baker of Juneau. On Nov. 4 19, 2006, a daughter, Layla NaNae Hamilton, weighing 7 pounds 5 ounces, to Charity Hamilton...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111006/nei_20061110009.shtml
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GOP plan is a non-starter

...corporate hospitals and medical technology which are the main drivers of Medicare costs. Research by respected economist Dean Baker shows that the federal government and Medicare beneficiaries would save $600 billion between 2006 and 2013 if Medicare...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-05-19/gop-plan-non-starter
Opinion
Bernanke must go

...Bernanke was a governor of the Federal Reserve in 2002, when the housing bubble was already identified by my colleague Dean Baker. Bernanke was oblivious to the bubble as it continued to expand to $8 trillion in 2006, before bursting and causing...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-06-16/bernanke-must-go
Opinion
Left: What are the best ways to put America's economy back on track?

...states already offer such work-sharing programs. But they are under-funded and participation is small. My colleague Dean Baker estimates that this program can create 3 million jobs at a cost of $68 billion. That is less than one-tenth of our...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020411/opi_780633517.shtml
Opinion
Dems blew election chances when Obama shifted from bold to hesitant on a large enough stimulus

...3 million more people were employed by mid-2010 because of the stimulus. But it was not enough. As my colleague Dean Baker has pointed out, the federal stimulus - after subtracting the state and local government budget tightening - amounted...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110510/opi_731507401.shtml
Opinion
Our economy relies on greed at every level

...polarization" or "the way Americans have overconsumed and overborrowed." Almost before his ink dried, liberal economist Dean Baker blasted Brooks. Childishly calling him "Mr. 1 Percent", Baker explained that it was the huge housing bubble that...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-10-19/our-economy-relies-greed-every-level
Opinion
Con: We're still 10 million jobs short of boom times

...000-100,000 jobs a month just to keep up with the growth of the working-age population.And as my colleague Dean Baker pointed out, the latest jobs numbers have probably been over-optimistic. Realistically, he notes, at present trends...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-01-20/con-were-still-10-million-jobs-short-
Opinion

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