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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.

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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