Economist Simon Johnson Speaks with Good Business expert Monika Mitchell
Business as Usual?
Feb 3, 2011 5:00 PM ET
(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) New York, NY- Good Business International presents an exclusive interview with Simon Johnson and Monika Mitchell.
World renowned economist Simon Johnson is on a one man mission to reform the U.S. banking system. The author of “13 Bankers: The Wall Street Takeover and the Next Financial Meltdown” speaks to Good Business Director Monika Mitchell on how to fix to system after the America’s most “reckless decade.” Says Simon Johnson, “There are no magic wands to wave…no easy solution” to fix the economic problems that face us.
In his groundbreaking book, 13 Bankers, just released in paperback, Simon discusses the events leading to the financial crisis, where that leaves us now and how we can move forward in the year ahead. As the former chief economist and professor of economics at MIT, Simon Johnson is one of the foremost experts on the U.S. and global economies. Simon Johnson warns that we are “back to business as usual” and claims, “The age of American predominance in the economic sense is over.” The professor discusses unemployment, too-big-to-fail banks, the European debt crisis, financial reform and the 2011 economic recovery.
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