Bluffstone, Randall

Randall Bluffstone is Professor of economics at Portland State University. His research and teaching interests focus on various aspects of environmental and resource economics, including pollution policies in developing and transition economies, environmental liability and privatization, deforestation in low-income countries and the economics of suburban sprawl. Prior to September 1999, Dr. Bluffstone was deputy director of the International Environment Program at the Harvard Institute for International Development (HIID) at Harvard University. Dr. Bluffstone received his Ph.D. in economics from Boston University in 1993 and from 1983 - 85 was a Peace Corps volunteer in Nepal.

Link to personal webpage at Portland State University

Expertise Areas

  • Economics of Forestry
  • Economics of Pollution Control in Developing and Transition Economies
  • Poverty and the Environment


People | 16 December 2007