Thursday, March 01, 2007

Simon Johnson, IMF's Next Chief Economist?

WSJ reported that Simon Johnson at MIT has been nominated as the next Chief Economist at the IMF, read here. Here is Simon's webpage at MIT. A bio of him can be found here.
Professor Johnson and his MIT colleague D. Acemoglu and Harvard's James Robinson have done a series of very innovative work on the long-term determinants of economic growth.

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