J. Steinbuks

Climate. Electricity. Real Estate.

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June 2017

My research paper "Electricity Access Charges and Tariff Structure in Sub-Saharan Africa", co-authored with Moussa Blimpo and Shaun McRae will be presented at the 23rd Annual Conference of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists in Athens, Greece.

May 2017

My research paper "Urbanization and Land Property Rights", co-authored with Yongyang Cai and Harris Selod will be presented at the 7th European Meeting of the Urban Economics Association in Copenhagen, Denmark.

My research paper "Sustainability of Solar Electricity: The Role of Endogenous Resource Substitution and Cross-Sectoral Responses", co-authored with Gaurav Satija and Fu Zhao was accepted for publication in Resource and Energy Economics.

April 2017

I will be presenting my research paper "Assessing the Accuracy of Electricity Demand Forecasts in Developing Countries" at the joint AU-GWU-IMF Workshop on Forecasting Issues in Developing Economies.

March 2017

My knowledge note "Forecasting Electricity Demand: An Aid for Practitioners", co-authored with Joeri de Wit, Arthur Kochnakyan, and Vivien Foster, is published as the World Bank Energy and Extractives Live Wire 2017/73.

My research paper "Governors Matter: A Comparative Study of State-Business Relations in Russia’s Regions", co-authored with Gulnaz Sharafutdinova, was accepted for publication in Economics of Transition.

February 2017

My research paper "Assessing the Accuracy of Electricity Demand Forecasts in Developing Countries" is published as World Bank Policy Research Paper 7974.

I will be presenting my research paper "Assessing the Accuracy of Electricity Demand Forecasts in Developing Countries" at the Brown Bag and University Seminar Series on Forecasting, the George Washington University.

December 2016

My research paper "Contracting for Second Best in Dysfunctional Electricity Markets", co-authored with Arina Nikandrova, was accepted for publication in the Journal of Regulatory Economics.

November 2016

I will be presenting my research paper "Assessing the Accuracy of Electricity Production Forecasts in Developing Countries" at the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies Research Seminar.

I will be presenting my research paper "Urbanization and Property Rights", co-authored with Yongyang Cai and Harris Selod at the Hull Business School Economics Research Seminar.

My research paper "Capital Adjustment and the Optimal Fuel Choice", co-authored with Marie Hyland will be presented at the 86th Southern Economic Association Annual Meetings in Washington, DC.

October 2016

My research paper "Capital Adjustment and the Optimal Fuel Choice", co-authored with Marie Hyland is published as World Bank Policy Research Paper 7857.

July 2016

The results of a multi-institutional research project on assessing uncertainties in land use projections, led by Dr. Peter Alexander, to which I have contributed as co-author, were accepted for publication in Global Change Biology.

June 2016

I will be presenting my research paper "Urbanization and Property Rights", co-authored with Yongyang Cai and Harris Selod at the World Bank Macro/Trade/Finance Seminar Series.

May 2016

I will be presenting my research paper "Capital Adjustment and the Optimal Fuel Choice", co-authored with Marie Hyland at the 9th International Workshop on Empirical Methods in Energy Economics in Oviedo, Spain.

March 2016

My research paper "A Nonlinear Certainty Equivalent Approximation Method for Dynamic Stochastic Problems", co-authored with Yongyang Cai and Kenneth Judd was accepted for publication in Quantitative Economics.

February 2016

I will be attending 42nd Annual Conference of the Eastern Economic Association, where I will be discussing a research paper on short-term forward and spot prices in organized wholesale electricity markets.

I have been awarded the World Bank research support grant to study economic growth and structural transformation effects of electricity availability.

I will be presenting my research paper "Urbanization and Property Rights", co-authored with Yongyang Cai and Harris Selod at the 2016 Annual Conference of the Royal Economic Society in Brighton, UK.

January 2016

My research paper "Urbanization and Property Rights", co-authored with Yongyang Cai and Harris Selod will be presented at the CSAE Conference 2016: Economic Development in Africa in Oxford, UK.

December 2015

My research paper "Urbanization and Property Rights", co-authored with Yongyang Cai and Harris Selod will be presented at the 17th Annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty in Washington, DC.

November 2015

My research paper "Urbanization and Property Rights", co-authored with Yongyang Cai and Harris Selod will be presented at 10th Meeting of the Urban Economics Association in Portland, OR.

My research paper "Urbanization and Property Rights", co-authored with Yongyang Cai and Harris Selod is published as World Bank Policy Research Paper 7486.

September 2015

My research paper "A Nonlinear Certainty Equivalent Approximation Method for Dynamic Stochastic Problems", co-authored with Yongyang Cai and Kenneth Judd is published as NBER Working Paper w21590.

July 2015

My research paper "Effects of Prepayment Regulations on Termination of Subprime Mortgages" was accepted for publication in Journal of Banking and Finance.

My research paper "What Is the Social Value of Second-Generation Biofuels?", co-authored with Thomas Hertel and Wallace Tyner was accepted for publication in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy.

April 2015

I will be presenting my research paper "What Is the Social Value of Second-Generation Biofuels?", co-authored with Thomas Hertel and Wallace Tyner, at the the 2015 AAEA & WAEA Joint Annual Meeting.

March 2015

I will be presenting my research paper "What Is the Social Value of Second-Generation Biofuels?", co-authored with Thomas Hertel and Wallace Tyner, at the International Conference of Agricultural Economists.

February 2015

I will be presenting my research paper "Contracting for Second Best in Dysfunctional Electricity Markets", co-authored with Arina Nikandrova, at the Macroeconomics Seminar in the University of Alicante.

January 2015

I will be presenting my research paper "A Nonlinear Certainty Equivalent Method for Dynamic Stochastic Problems", co-authored with Yongyang Cai and Kenneth Judd at the Economics and Finance Seminar in Birkbeck, University of London.

My research work with Gaurav Satija and Fu Zhao "Sustainability of Solar Electricity: The Role of Endogenous Resource Substitution and Market Mediated Responses" is published as World Bank Policy Research Paper 7178.

December 2014

I will be presenting my research paper "Contracting for Second Best in Dysfunctional Electricity Markets", co-authored with Arina Nikandrova, at the 2015 Annual Conference of the Royal Economic Society.

My research work with Thomas Hertel and Wallace Tyner "What Is the Social Value of Second-Generation Biofuels?" is published as World Bank Policy Research Paper 7142.

November 2014

My research work with Yongyang Cai and Harris Selod and "Urbanization and Property Rights" will be presented at 2nd Urbanization and Poverty Reduction Research Conference.

My research work with Thomas Hertel "Confronting the Food-Energy-Environment Trilemma: Global Land Use in the Long Run" was accepted for publication in Environmental and Resource Economics.

My research work with Badri Narayanan "Fossil Fuel Producing Economies Have Greater Potential for Industrial Interfuel Substitution" was accepted for publication in Energy Economics.

October 2014

I will be presenting my research paper "Contracting for Second Best in Dysfunctional Electricity Markets", co-authored with Arina Nikandrova, at the World Bank Poverty and Applied Microecnomics Seminar.

August 2014

My research work with Yongyang Cai, Joshua Elliott, and Thomas Hertel "The Effect of Climate and Technological Uncertainty in Crop Yields on the Optimal Path of Global Land Use" is published as World Bank Policy Research Paper 7009.

July 2014

My research work with Karsten Neuhoff "Assessing Energy Price Induced Improvements in Efficiency of Capital in OECD Manufacturing Industries" was accepted for publication in the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management.

June 2014

My research work with Arina Nikandrova "Contracting for Second-Best in Dysfunctional Electricity Markets"  is published as World Bank Policy Research Paper 6955.

My research work with Thomas Hertel "Confronting the Food-Energy-Environment Trilemma: Global Land Use in the Long Run"  is published as World Bank Policy Research Paper 6328.

My research work with Karsten Neuhoff "Assessing Energy Price Induced Improvements in Efficiency of Capital in OECD Manufacturing Industries" is published as World Bank Policy Research Paper 6329.

May 2014

My research paper with Govinda Timilsina "Land-Use Change and Food Supply" was published as a chapter in the book The Impacts of Biofuels on the Economy, Environment, and Poverty: A Global Perspective, edited by G. Timilsina and D. Zilberman.

April 2014

I will be presenting my research paper "Ramping up Deployment of Solar Photovoltaics: Economic and Environmental Consequences", co-authored with Gaurav Satija and Fu Zhao at the World Bank Environment and Energy Research Seminar.

March 2014

I will be presenting my research paper "Ramping up Deployment of Solar Photovoltaics: Economic and Environmental Consequences", co-authored with Gaurav Satija and Fu Zhao at the EPRG Energy & Environment (E&E) Seminar in Cambridge, UK.

February 2014

I will be presenting my research paper "Contracting for Second Best in Dysfunctional Electricity Markets", co-authored with
Arina Nikandrova, at the 12th annual International Industrial Organization Conference in Chicago, IL.

November 2013

I will be presenting my research paper "Assessing Energy Price Induced Improvements in Efficiency of Capital in OECD Manufacturing Industries", co-authored with
Karsten Neuhoff, at the World Bank Energy and Environment Research Seminar.

September 2013

New version of FABLE model has been released. The model was extended to incorporate the pasture land, animal feed and the livestock sector. The model baseline was updated based on more accurate projections for crop yields and oil prices. Model notation has been streamlined and many small inaccuracies have been corrected. The improved model documentation is available in updated GTAP Working Paper 71.

July 2013

I started a new job with the World Bank Environment and Energy Research Team.

June 2013

I will be presenting my research paper "Optimal Path for Global Land Use under Climate Change Uncertainty" (co-authored with Yongyang Cai, Joshua Elliott, Thomas Hertel, and Kenneth Judd) at the 2013 AAEA & CAES Joint Annual Meeting in Washington, DC.

April 2013

My research work with Badri Narayanan "Fossil Fuel Producing Economies Have Greater Potential for Interfuel Substitution" is published as GTAP Working Paper No. 73.

New version of the manuscript "Assessing Energy Price Induced Improvements in Efficiency of Capital in OECD Manufacturing Industries" co-authored with Karsten Neuhoff is available for download at the Research page. The manuscript was previously titled "Operational and Investment Response to Energy Prices in the OECD Manufacturing: Evidence from Vintage Capital Model".

March 2013

I will be presenting my research paper "Effects of Regulation on Prepayment and Default of Subprime Mortgages" at the Finance and Real Estate Department in the University of Cincinnati, OH.

February 2013

I will be presenting my research paper "Confronting Food-Energy-Environment Trilemma: Global Land Use in the Long Run" (co-authored with Thomas Hertel) at the UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources in London, UK.

In July 2013 I will be joining the World Bank Environment and Energy Research Group.

My research paper with Gregory Elliehausen "The Economic Effects of Legal Restrictions on High-Cost Mortgages" was accepted for publication in The Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics.

January 2013

I will be presenting my research paper "Confronting Food-Energy-Environment Trilemma: Global Land Use in the Long Run" (co-authored with Thomas Hertel) at the World Bank Environment and Energy Research Group in Washington, DC.

My research paper "Energy Prices Will Play an Important Role in Determining Global Land Use in the 21st Century" (co-authored with Thomas Hertel) was accepted for publication in Environmental Research Letters.

November 2012

My research work with Thomas Hertel "Forest, Agriculture, and Biofuels in a Land use model with Environmental services (FABLE)" is published as GTAP Working Paper No. 71.

October 2012

My research paper "Firms' Investment under Financial and Infrastructure Constraints: Evidence from In-House Generation in Sub-Saharan Africa" was accepted for publication in The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy.

September 2012

My research work with Thomas Hertel and Uris Baldos "Competition for Land in the Global Bioeconomy" is published as GTAP Working Paper No. 68.

August 2012

New version of the manuscript "Operational and Investment Response to Energy Prices in the OECD Manufacturing: Evidence from Vintage Capital Model" co-authored with Karsten Neuhoff is available for download at the Research page.

July 2012

I will be presenting my research paper "Economic and Environmental Consequences of Widespread Deployment of Solar Photovoltaics (co-authored with Fu Zhao and Gaurav Satija) at the 31st USAEE/IAEE North American Conference in Austin, TX.

June 2012

I will be presenting my research paper "Confronting Food-Energy-Environment Trilemma: Global Land Use in the Long Run" (co-authored with Thomas Hertel) at the Cowles Summer Conference "Macroeconomics and Climate Change" in New Haven, CT.

May 2012

I will be presenting my research paper "Confronting Food-Energy-Environment Trilemma: Global Land Use in the Long Run" (co-authored with Thomas Hertel) at the B.I.C.E.P.S Research Seminar Series in Riga, Latvia.

I will be holding an informal discussion on land-based climate mitigation strategies in Riga, Latvia at the event organized by the Soros Foundation Latvia.

April 2012

I will be presenting my research paper "Effects of Regulation on Prepayment and Default of Subprime Mortgages" at the Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics in the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

My research work with Luis Orea "Estimating Market Power Using a Composed Error Model: Application to the California Electricity Market" is published as Cambridge Working Paper in Economics 1220.

March 2012

I will be presenting my research paper "The Optimal Allocation of Global Land Use in the Food-Energy-Environment Trilemma" (co-authored with Thomas Hertel) at the 15th Annual Conference on Global Economic Analysis in Geneva, Switzerland.

February 2012

My research paper with Chintal Desai and Gregory Elliehausen "Effects of Bankruptcy Asset Exemptions and Foreclosure Laws on Mortgage Default and Foreclosure Rates" was accepted for publication in The Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics.

January 2012

I have been awarded the Global Policy Research Institute research grant to study economic and environmental consequences of widespread deployment of solar photovoltaics (in collaboration with Fu Zhao, Chong Xiang, and Carol Handwerker).

November 2011

My research work with Thomas Hertel "The Optimal Allocation of Global Land Use in the Food-Energy-Environment Trilemma" is published as GTAP Working Paper No. 64. The earlier version of this paper was called "Climate, Agriculture, Energy, Forestry and the Optimal Allocation of Global Land Use."

September 2011

I will be presenting my research paper "Climate, Agriculture, Energy, Forestry and the Optimal Allocation of Global Land Use" (co-authored with Thomas Hertel) at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2011 in San Francisco, CA.

August 2011

I will be presenting my research papers "The Optimal Allocation of the World's Land Resource Base in the Presence of Uncertainty and Irreversibility" (co-authored with Thomas Hertel) and "Estimating Market Power in Homogenous Product Markets using a Composed Error Model: Application to the California Electricity Market" (co-authored with Luis Orea) at the American Economic Association Annual Meetings in Chicago, IL.

July 2011

I will be presenting my research paper "Climate, Agriculture, Energy, Forestry and the Optimal Allocation of Global Land Use" (co-authored with Thomas Hertel) at the 2011 Chicago-Argonne Initiative for Computational Economics in Chicago, IL.

I will be presenting my research papers "International Inter-Fuel Substitution: Do Factor Endowments Matter?" (co-authored with Badri Narayanan) and "Climate, Agriculture, Energy, Forestry and the Optimal Allocation of Global Land Use" (co-authored with Thomas Hertel) at the 4th International Workshop on Empirical Methods in Energy Economics in Dallas, TX.

June 2011

My research paper "Interfuel Substitution and Energy Use in the U.K. Manufacturing Sector" was accepted for publication in The Energy Journal.

April 2011

I will be presenting my research paper "Estimating Market Power in Homogenous Product Markets using a Composed Error Model: Application to the California Electricity Market" (co-authored with Luis Orea) at the 9th Annual International Industrial Organization Conference in Boston, MA.