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NC Policy Watch to host one of America’s leading economists at March 26 luncheon
Posted By Rob Schofield On March 10, 2014 @ 1:57 pm In Uncategorized | Comments Disabled
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.
Baker has written several books, his latest being “Getting Back to Full Employment: A Better Bargain for Working People.” His other books include “The End of Loser Liberalism: Making Markets Progressive, Taking Economics Seriously” (MIT Press), in which Baker thinks through what we might gain if we took the ideological blinders off of basic economic principles, and “False Profits: Recovering from the Bubble Economy” (PoliPoint Press, 2010), a work about what caused – and how to fix – the current economic crisis.
Baker previously worked as a senior economist at the Economic Policy Institute and an assistant professor at Bucknell University. He has also worked as a consultant for the World Bank, the Joint Economic Committee of the U.S. Congress and the OECD’s Trade Union Advisory Council. He was the author of the weekly online commentary on economic reporting, the Economic Reporting Review (ERR), from 1996 to 2006.
Co-sponsored by the N.C. Budget & Tax Center 
Don’t miss the opportunity to hear from this knowledgeable and important voice at this critical time.
When: Wednesday, March 26 at noon — Box lunches will be available at 11:45 a.m.
Where: Center for Community Leadership Training Room at the Junior League of Raleigh Building, 711 Hillsborough St. (At the corner of Hillsborough and St. Mary’s streets)
Space is limited – pre-registration required.
Cost: $10, admission includes a box lunch.
Click here to register 
Questions?? Contact Rob Schofield at 919-861-2065 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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