Research Group News

Conference Presentations at EARE, AERE, AAEA and CEA

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.

August 2021

(Presentation)

Dr. Li joins Steinbach Research Group

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.

August 2021

(Team)

Dr. Khederlarian joins Steinbach Research Group

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.

August 2021

(Team)

New NBER Working Paper

Dr. Steinbach publishes an NBER working paper on the association between exchange rate volatility and global food supply chains.

August 2021

(Publication)

Giannini Foundation - Mini Grant

The Giannini Foundation awards Mini-Grant for joint research of Drs. Carter and Steinbach on the trade war and California agriculture.

May 2021

(Grant)

USDA NIDA - EWD Fellowship for Dongin Kim

USDA NIFA grants highly prestigious EWD fellowship to Dongin Kim for his research on the domestic consequences of the 2018 trade war for the agricultural and food industry.

May 2021

(Grant)

Data and Infrastructure Awards - Agricultural Experiment Station

Steinbach Research Group wins two data and infrastructure awards from the Storrs Agricultural Experiment Station with collaborators from UConn ARE and NRE.

April 2021

(Grant)

PodCast with MyAgLife

MyAgLife interviews Dr. Steinbach for their podcast on the 2018 trade war and the California nuts industry.

April 2021

(Interview)

Presentation - ASSA

Dr. Mazzonna presents joint work with Dr. Steinbach on mental health at the ASSA meeting.

January 2021

(Presentation)

Research Brief - CATO

The CATO Institute publishes a policy brief on Dr. Steinbach's research on the 2018 trade war and U.S. agriculture.

December 2020

(Publication)

Visiting Scholar - USDA

Dr. Steinbach joins the Economic Research Service of the United States Department of Agriculture as a visiting scholar and external contractor.

October 2020

(Team)

Research Affiliate - CSCH

Dr. Steinbach joins the Collaboratory on School and Child Health at the University of Connecticut as a Research Affiliate.

October 2020

(Team)

Seminar - UC Berkeley

Dr. Carter presented joined work with Dr. Steinbach on the trade war and California agriculture at the Agriculture & Natural Resources Seminar of the University of California, Berkeley.

September 2020

(Presentation)

Seminar - UPenn

Dr. Mazzonna presented joined work on antidepressant use in Switzerland at the Labor/Development Economics Seminar of the University of Pittsburgh.

September 2020

(Presentation)

USDA NIFA - AFRI Grant

Steinbach Research Group wins NIFA Award to host conference on ecosystem services with Drs. Towe and Swallow.

September 2020

(Grant)

Office of the Vice President for Research - Research Excellence Award

Dr. Steinbach wins research grant on the impact of non-occupational pesticide exposure on the educational outcomes of children and teenagers with Doug Brugge and Eric Loken funded by the Office of the Vice President for Research.

July 2020

(Grant)

InCHIP’s Junior Faculty Research Excellence Award

Dr. 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.

July 2020

(Award)

Interview by the New York Times

Dr. 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.

June 2020

(Interview)

Giannini Foundation - Mini Grant

Dr. Steinbach becomes Co-Principal Investigator for a mini grant on the impact of the U.S.-China trade war on California Agriculture with Dr. Colin A. Carter (Principal Investigator, UC Davis) funded by the Giannini Foundation.

June 2020

(Grant)

Publication of NBER Working Paper 27147

Dr. Steinbach publishes his research on the the impact of retaliatory tariffs on agricultural and food trade as an NBER Working Paper. This working paper is joint work with Dr. Colin A. Carter. 

May 2020

(Publication)

Presentation at NBER Agricultural Markets and Trade Policy Workshop

Dr. Steinbach presents his research on the impact of retaliatory tariffs on agricultural and food trade at the NBER Agricultural Markets and Trade Policy Workshop (virtual).

April 2020

(Presentation)

Publication in Nature Communications

Dr. Steinbach publishes his research on the potential that biological weed control has for reducing the adverse health effects of common ragweed in Nature Communications. This research article is joint work with Dr. Urs Schaffner and his European research collaborators. 

April 2020

(Publication)

Interview by Agri Investor

Dr. Steinbach interviewed by Chris Janiec from Agri Investor. The interview focused on Dr. Steinbach's research on the impact of retaliatory tariffs on California Agriculture.

March 2020

(Interview)

USDA NIFA - AFRI Grant

Steinbach Research Group wins grant on foreign direct investment in U.S. agriculture with Dr. Sandra Corredor (University of Connecticut) from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture of the United States Department of Agriculture.

February 2020

(Grant)

Publication in the ARE Update

Dr. Steinbach publishes his research on the impact of retaliatory tariffs on California Agriculture in the ARE Update. This research article is joint work with Dr. Colin A. Carter. 

February 2020

(Publication)

Seminar Presentation at the University of Connecticut (Storrs)

Dr. Steinbach presents his research investigating the link between exchange rate volatility and international food trade in the Agricultural and Resource Economics Seminar at the University of Connecticut.

November 2019

(Presentation)

Interview by UConn Naturally

Dr. Steinbach interviewed by Jason M. Sheldon from UConn Naturally. The interview focused on Dr. Steinbach's research supported by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture. The Steinbach Research Group is developing new tools to precisely measure the impact of trade remedies on U.S. agriculture.

November 2019

(Interview)

Dr. Xi He joins Steinbach Research Group

Dr. He joins the Steinbach Research Group as a Postdoctoral fellow. Xi completed her graduate education at the University of Connecticut in August 2019 and works with Dr. Steinbach on his recently funded grant by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture.

September 2019

(Team)

Undergraduate Teaching (ARE 3221 and ARE 4217)

Dr. Steinbach offers two undergraduate courses in the Fall Semester 2019. The courses are entitled "Managerial Economics and Business Strategies" (ARE 3221) and "Business Finance and Investment Management" (ARE 4217).

August 2019

(Teaching)

AAEA Annual Conference 2019 (Atlanta)

Dr. Steinbach presents research on the impact of exchange rate volatility on international food trade and Xiting Zhuang present his research on environmental trade standards and global waste trade in the Agricultural and Resource Economics Seminar at the University of Connecticut.

July 2019

(Presentation)

Publication in the European Journal of Health Economics

Dr. Steinbach publishes paper on the impact of air pollution on hospital admission in Switzerland in the European Journal of Health Economics. This research article is joint work with Massimo Filippini and Giuliano Masiero. 

April 2019

(Publication)

USDA NIFA - Hatch Grant

The Agricultural Experimental Station at the University of Connecticut nominated the Steinbach Research Group to receive funding for his research on foreign direct investment in the U.S. food industry.

April 2019

(Grant)

USDA NIFA - AFRI Grant

Steinbach Research Group wins grant to investigate the impact of trade remedies on international food trade from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture of the United States Department of Agriculture. The research is conducted in cooperation with Dr. Colin A. Carter (UC Davis).

March 2019

(Grant)

Working Paper on Antidepressant Consumption and Mental Health

Dr. Steinbach publishes a working paper in the IdEP Economic Papers Series with Giuliano Masiero and Fabrizio Mazzonna entitled "The effect of local growth in antidepressant consumption on mental health outcomes."

March 2019

(Publication)

Seminar Presentation at the University of Connecticut (Storrs)

Dr. Steinbach presents his research on the impact of trade remedies on U.S. food trade in the Agricultural and Resource Economics Seminar at the University of Connecticut. The paper is also available as an NBER working paper.

February 2019

(Presentation)

Undergraduate Teaching (ARE 3221)

Dr. Steinbach offers one undergraduate course during the Spring Semester 2019. The course is entitled "Managerial Economics and Business Strategies" (ARE 3221).

January 2019

(Teaching)