Economy Aug 16

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Europe’s Stuttering Economy

With the eurozone in such obvious economic turmoil, we turn to former chief IMF economist and longtime friend and favorite of Making Sen$e, Simon Johnson (Peterson Institute, MIT). We asked him a series of pressing questions: Paul Solman:…

Arts Aug 16

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Europe’s Stuttering Economy

With the eurozone in such obvious economic turmoil, we turn to former chief IMF economist and longtime friend and favorite of Making Sen$e, Simon Johnson (Peterson Institute, MIT). We asked him a series of pressing questions: Paul Solman: Is…

Economy Apr 01

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Weekonomics: Our Friday Roundup

Today we initiate "Weekonomics," a Friday roundup of the week's economics news. No fooling. Simon Johnson starts us off with "lightning round" answers to questions on the banks, Europe, Japan and, because the monthly jobs data came out…

Economy Apr 01

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Weekonomics: Our Friday Roundup

Today we initiate "Weekonomics," a Friday roundup of the week's economics news. No fooling. Simon Johnson starts us off with "lightning round" answers to questions on the banks, Europe, Japan and, because the monthly jobs data came out this morning,…

Aug 26

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Editor’s note: Today’s segment in our continuing series of video conversations with economist Simon Johnson, author of the popular Baseline Scenario blog, focuses on the Obama administration’s plan to reform consumer protections for financial products. At one point,…

Editor’s note: As part of our continuing series of video conversations with economist Simon Johnson, author of the popular Baseline Scenario blog, which Paul Krugman calls a “must read,” today’s clip features a discussion between Paul and Simon…

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