Title: Principal Associate
Education: Ph.D. and MPP, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
J.D., Harvard Law School
An economist and lawyer, Timothy Buehrer advises governments on a wide range of economic policy issues with a focus on macroeconomics, private sector development, logistics, and trade. His record for directing complex policy-reform initiatives has earned him recognition at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and among governments worldwide as a trusted adviser, capable manager, and intellectual leader. He possesses full expertise in macroeconomic analysis and policy, and in all aspects of trade: analysis, capacity building, facilitation, and policy.
As Chief of Party for the USAID and State Department’s ASEAN Connectivity through Trade and Investment (ACTI) Project, Dr. Buehrer supports the Association of Southeast Asian Nations in implementing the ASEAN Economic Community. The project works closely with U.S. companies that are active in the region to promote trade and investment reforms and expand opportunities for small and medium enterprises. Since the 1990s, he has also led or held leadership roles in projects in Africa and the Middle East, Southeast Asia, and Micronesia. In addition, he has offered consulting services Eastern Europe and South Asia, and East Asia.
He has written extensively on inflation, monetary policy, trade, regulatory reform, and investment.