Senior Agriculture Economist
JOHN BAFFES JOHN BAFFES is a Senior Economist with the Development Prospects Group (currently on assignment with the Trade Department). His responsibilities include commodity market monitoring and price projections for tropical commodities, as well as research on market structure and policy reform issues. Since joining the Bank in 1993, he has worked in operations, first in Mexico and then in Bangladesh. John Baffes has a B.S. degree in Economics from the University of Athens, an M.S. degree in Agricultural Economics from the University of Georgia, and a Ph.D. in Agricultural and Resource Economics from the University of Maryland.

World Bank working papers and publications

1 .Cotton subsidies, the WTO, and the 'cotton problem'
2 .Placing the 2006/08 commodity price boom into perspective
3 .More on the energy / non-energy commodity price link
4 .Global economic prospects 2009 : commodities at the crossroads
5 .Global economic prospects 2009 : commodities at the crossroads
6 .Oil spills on other commodities
7 .Restructuring Uganda's coffee industry : why going back to the basics matters
8 .The World Bank research observer 20 (1)
9 .Disciplining agricultural support through decoupling
10 .The co-movement between cotton and polyester prices
11 .Cotton : Market setting, trade policies, and issues
12 .Commodity market reform in Africa : some recent experience
13 .Commodity market reforms : lessons of two decades
14 .The World Bank Research Observer 13 (2)
15 .Single-equation estimation of the equilibrium real exchange rate