Simon Johnson

Simon Johnson is a professor at MIT, a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics and a former chief economist at the International Monetary Fund. He was recently named a “Main Street Hero” by the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA). Follow him on Twitter: @baselinescene.

ALL POSTS BY Simon Johnson

  • December 15, 2014
    Speaking at the Senate on Friday evening, Sen. Elizabeth Warren said the mega-bank should be broken "into pieces."
  • December 11, 2014
    At the behest of the biggest "too-big-to-fail" banks and as part of the House’s new spending bill, a measure to restrict banks' risky behavior is on the verge of being repealed.
  • June 18, 2014
    Thanks to the efforts of people like Anat Admati and Sheila Bair, there is some good news in the area of financial reform, focused on greater equity in the financial system.