Willem Hendrik Buiter
(born September 26, 1949]] was a member of the Bank of England
's Monetary Policy Committee
from June 1997-May 2000. He joined the London School of Economics
as a chair in the European Institute in September 2005.
He is also a contributor to the Financial Times, where until December 2009 he wrote a blog entitled "". In April 2008, he wrote a paper about the situation of Icelandic banks
, together with his wife Anne Sibert.W. Buiter, A. Sibert, The Icelandic banking crisis and what to do about it
, CEPR Policy Insight No. 26, In November 2009, Buiter joined Citigroup
as Chief Economist, replacing Lewis Alexander who vacated the position to work with the United States Treasury eight months prior. In an April 2009 blog post, Buiter described Citigroup as "a conglomeration of worst practice from across the financial spectrum"
His father was Harm Buiter
(1922-2011) a Dutch
economist and politician of the Labour Party
(PvdA). Who served as......