Simon Johnson

Ronald A. Kurtz (1954) Professor of Entrepreneurship
Professor of Global Economics and Management

Biography | Selected Publications

“Financial Services in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership.” Johnson, Simon H., and Jeffrey Schott (October 2013). Peterson Institute for International Economics, Policy Brief, PB13-26. 

“Governing the Federal Reserve After the Dodd-Frank Act.” Conti-Brown, Peter, Simon H. Johnson (October 2013). Peterson Institute for International Economics, Policy Brief, PB13-25. 

“Is Newer Better? Penn World Tables Revisions and Their Impact on Growth Estimates.” Johnson, Simon H., William Larson, Chris Papageorgiou, and Arvind Subramanian (March 2013). Journal of Monetary Economics, 60(2): 255–274. 

“Hither Thou Shalt Come But No Further: ‘Reply to The Colonial Origins of Comparative Development: An Empirical Investigation; Comment.’” Johnson, Simon H. (October 2012). American Economic Review 

White House Burning: The Founding Fathers, The National Debt, and Why It Matters To You. Johnson, Simon H., and James Kwak. Pantheon Books, New York, April 2012.  

“The European Crisis Deepens.” Boone, Peter, and Simon H. Johnson (January 2012). Peterson Institute for International Economics, Policy Brief 12-4. 

“The Consequences of Radical Reform: The French Revolution.” Acemoglu, Daron, Davide Cantoni, Simon H. Johnson, and James Robinson (December 2011). American Economic Review, 101(7): 3286–3307.

“Europe on the Brink.” Boone, Peter, and Simon H. Johnson (July 2011). Peterson Institute for International Economics, Policy Brief, PB11-13. 

13 Bankers: The Wall Street Takeover and The Next Financial Meltdown. Johnson, Simon H., and James Kwak. Pantheon Books, New York, March 2010. 

"Comment on When Does Improving Health Raise GDP?" Johnson, Simon H. NBER Macroeconomics Annual, 2008. 

“Helping Reforms Deliver Growth in Latin America.” Johnson, Simon H., and Liliana Rojas-Suarez (eds.). Task Force Report, Center for Global Development, Washington DC, 2006. 

Starting Over in Eastern Europe: Entrepreneurship and Economic Renewal. Johnson, Simon H., and Gary Loveman. Harvard Business School Press, 1995. 

The Collected Papers of Franco Modigliani: Monetary Theory and Stabilization Policies. Abel, Andrew, and Simon H. Johnson (eds.). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1989.

The Collected Papers of Franco Modigliani: Saving, Deficits, Inflation, and Financial Theory. Johnson, Simon H., and Andrew Abel. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1980.

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