Assistant Professor, University of Connecticut
Research Affiliate, Yale University
Ph.D. Economics, ETH Zurich 2018
Research Group News
Dr. Sandro Steinbach wins research grant on the impact of non-occupational pesticide exposure on the development and performance of children and teenagers with Doug Brugge and Eric Loken (both at the University of Connecticut) funded by the Office of the Vice President for Research.
Dr. Sandro Steinbach receives the InCHIP’s Junior Faculty Research Excellence Award at the University of Connecticut for his interdisciplinary research in health economics and data science.
Dr. Sandro Steinbach interviewed by Sharon LaFraniere from the New York Times. The interview focuses on Dr. Steinbach's research on the impact of the U.S.-China trade war on U.S. Agriculture.
Counterfactual Impact Evaluation of Trade Wars
How do trade wars affect the United States and its foreign trading partners? How can empirical evidence be integrated into decision-making processes?
-> Machine learning techniques
-> Counterfactual construction methods
-> Impact evaluation models
Environmental Trade Standards and Global Waste Trade
How do environmental trade standards affect global waste trade? What are the implications of recent changes in trade standards of developing countries?
-> Product-level analysis
-> Trade destruction and deflection
-> Counterfactual evaluation
Bilateral Investment Treaties and Foreign Direct Investment
How do investment treaties affect brownfield and greenfield foreign direct investment activities? What role do environmental standards play?
-> Big data methods
-> Gravity-type regression models
-> Welfare calculation