Ph.D., Yale University, 1982
Professor Buffie teaches courses in macroeconomic theory and economic development. His research is primarily concerned with issues relating to trade and stabilization policy in less developed countries. From 1990-1995, he was an Associate Editor of the Journal of Development Economics. Recent publications include, "Riding the Wave: Monetary Responses to Aid Surges in Low-Income Countries" (European Economic Review, forthcoming), "Smart Forward Shooting" (Computational Economics, forthcoming), and "Public Sector Layoffs, Severance Pay, and Inflation in the Small Open Economy" (Journal of International Money and Finance, forthcoming). In February 2001, Professor Buffie published Trade Policy in Developing Countries with Cambridge University Press.