Dean Baker is a Senior Economist at the Center for Economic and Policy Research in Washington, DC. He is a co-founder and was co-director of the center for 18 years. Previously Baker had been a Senior Economist at the Economic Policy Institute and had been an Assistant Professor at Bucknell University. He has written numerous books and articles. His most recent book is Rigged: How the Rules of Globalization and the Modern Economy Were Structured to Make the Rich Richer.