Assistant Professor, University of Connecticut
Research Affiliate, Yale University
Ph.D. Economics, ETH Zurich 2018
Research Group News
Steinbach Research Group Members present their newest research findings at several national and international research conferences. These venues include EARE, AERE, AAEA, CEA, and NBER.
Dr. Li joins the Steinbach Research Group as the Postdoctoral Fellow in International Economics and Productivity Analysis. He obtained his Ph.D. from the State University of New York at Binghamton in 2021.
Dr. Khederlarian joins the Steinbach Research Group as the Postdoctoral Fellow in International Economics and Data Science. He obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Rochester in 2021.
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