Jerome Powell

The Rise and Fall of the Stock Market: What to Expect

February 8, 2018

Economist Dean Baker says that after such a sharp run-up in stock prices, “it really shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone that you’re going to see some downturn in the market”

Trump Dumps First Woman Fed Chair For Investment Banker

January 1, 2018

It’s a shame to see Janet Yellen, who did an “outstanding job” as chair of the Federal Reserve, get fired in favor of an investment banker who doesn’t have a background in economics, says Dean Baker, co-director at CEPR

Potential Fed Chair Kevin Warsh: A ‘Classic Trump Pick’

October 13, 2017

President Trump’s consideration of Kevin Warsh to replace Janet Yellen as chair of the Federal Reserve would be a typical Trump appointment: a wealthy, well-connected investment lawyer with a terrible track record, says economist Dean Baker