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Dean Baker – The Long Downturn: Why it persists

What’s the real deal with the American economy? Where do things stand? What’s holding us back? What about the situation in North Carolina? One of America’s leading economists, Dean Baker chats with us at NC Policy Watch to tackle these topics and more.

Dean Baker is co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research in Washington, D.C. He is frequently cited in economics reporting in major media outlets, including The New York Times, The Washington Post, CNN, CNBC and NPR. He writes a weekly column for theguardian.com, The Huffington Post, Truthout and his blog, Beat the Press,, which features commentary on economic reporting. His analyses have appeared in many major publications, including The Atlantic, The Washington Post, the Financial Times, and the Daily News (New York). He received his doctorate in economics from the University of Michigan.

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