Research Group News

Office of the Vice President for Research - Research Excellence Award

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.

July 2020

(Grant)

InCHIP’s Junior Faculty Research Excellence Award

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.

July 2020

(Award)

Interview by the New York Times

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.

June 2020

(Interview)

Giannini Foundation - Mini Grant

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

January 2019

(Teaching)