PCNS Experts
John Baffes
Senior Economist, The World Bank

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John Baffes is a Senior Agricultural Economist with the World Bank’s Prospects Group. He heads the Commodities Unit and is in charge of the Commodity Markets Outlook, a World Bank publication focusing on commodity market analysis and price forecasts. John’s experience spans several regions and units, including Latin America, South Asia, East Africa, Evaluation, and Research. John specializes in the areas of commodity markets analysis and resource economics. Prior to entering graduate school, John managed a commodity trading company. He holds a degree in Economics from the University of Athens, Greece (BS), University of Georgia, U.S. (MS), and University of Maryland, U.S. (PhD)