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    At least 9,000 wealthy Americans have amassed $5 million-plus sized IRAs. Multimillionaires and billionaires are shielding vast fortunes from taxation with monstrously huge IRAs.

Simon Johnson

Simon Johnson

Simon Johnson, former chief economist of the International Monetary Fund, is a professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management, a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, and a member of the CBO’s Panel of Economic Advisers. He is a co-founder of The Baseline Scenario.

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Simon Johnson

Simon Johnson

Simon Johnson, former chief economist of the International Monetary Fund, is a professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management, a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, and a member of the CBO’s Panel of Economic Advisers. He is a co-founder of The Baseline Scenario.

Other articles by this author

The End of the Euro: A Survivor’s Guide

By Simon Johnson and Peter Boone, The Baseline Scenario | Op-Ed

Occupy the Mortgage Lenders

By Simon Johnson, Project Syndicate | News Analysis

Will the US Have a "Debt Crisis"?

By Simon Johnson, Project Syndicate | News Analysis
Other archived articles by this author