Assistant Professor, University of Connecticut
Research Affiliate, Yale University
Ph.D. Economics, ETH Zurich 2018
Research Group News
Dr. Steinbach was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure. He is the new Director of the Center for Agricultural Policy and Trade Studies at North Dakota State University.
The Steinbach Research Group will move to the Department of Agribusiness and Applied Economics at North Dakota State University in November 2022.
Several research papers of Steinbach Research Group members were presented at the AAEA annual meeting in Anaheim, CA. What a great event!
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