Speaker Profile

Simon Johnson

Ronald A. Kurtz (1954) Professor of Entrepreneurship
MIT Sloan School of Management

Prof. Johnson is the Ronald A. Kurtz (1954) Professor of Entrepreneurship at MIT’s Sloan School. He is a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, a co-founder of, and a member of the Congressional Budget Office's Panel of Economic Advisers. He is a regular contributor to's Economix, Project Syndicate, and Bloomberg. He is also contributing business editor at the Huffington Post. Professor Johnson is the co-author of White House Burning: The Founding Fathers, Our National Debt, and Why It Matters To You and 13 Bankers: The Wall Street Takeover and The Next Financial Meltdown, a bestselling assessment of the dangers now posed by the US financial sector. The Baseline Scenario: (global economics blog)

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