Willem Buiter is an independent economic advisor, speaker, commentator and expert witness. He is currently an Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. He was Global Chief Economist at Citigroup from 2010 to 2018 and a Special Economic Advisor at Citigroup from 2018 to 2019. Previously, he was Chief Economist and Special Counselor to the President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and an original member of the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England. He was the Juan T. Trippe Professor of International Economics at Yale University and has also held academic appointments at the London School of Economics, Cambridge University, the University of Bristol and Princeton University. He is the author of 78 refereed articles in professional journals and seven books.
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"The Future of Stablecoins is Commercial Bank Money," Markets Insight section, Financial Times, 2 August 2022, with Anne C. Sibert and Nicolaes Tollenaar.
"Will Europe’s New TPI Be an ATM?" Project Syndicate, 22 July 2022.
"Stablecoins, Riskycoins, and Dodgycoins,"Project Syndicate, 6 July 2022, with Anne C. Sibert.
"Central Banks Are Still Far Behind the Inflation Curve," Project Syndicate, 9 June 2022, with Anne C. Sibert.
"Fiscal Capture at the ECB," Project Syndicate, 16 May 2022.
Interview in Michael Calvo Elhauge, "The New Cold War – Geopolitical Macroeconomic Impact of the Ukrainian Crisis," Impact Wealth, 16 May 2022.
"Pricing Existential Risk," Project Syndicate, 16 March 2022.
"Markets Are in Denial About Nuclear Risk," Project Syndicate, 8 March 2022.
"Investing in Water Stewardship," GreenMoney (March 2022), with Thomas Schumann.
"Towards an Enhance Lender of Last Resort and Market Maker of Last Resort," video, Faculti, 1 March 2022.
"The Case Against Fed Gradualism," Project Syndicate, 22 February 2022.
"An Argentinian Haircut for the IMF," Project Syndicate, 16 February 2022.
"Outlaw Cryptocurrencies Now," Project Syndicate, 8 February 2022.
"The Trouble With Argentina," Project Syndicate, 20 January 2022, with Anne C. Sibert.
"Why the Fed Must Tighten," Jackson Hole Economics, 29 December 2021.
"Public Debate on the Review of the EU Economic Governance," 21 December 2021.
"Water As an Asset Class Is Here," Project Syndicate, 16 December 2021.