Development Research Group
Areas of Expertise:
- Global land use modeling
- Energy demand and efficiency
- Applied computational economics and econometrics
Steinbuks is a research associate in the Center for Global Trade Analysis at Purdue University, the home of the Global Trade Analysis Project (GTAP), where he currently works on an optimal allocation of global land use under uncertainty and irreversibility constraints. His other research interests include the economic analysis of energy and climate policies, energy efficiency, inter-fuel substitution, renewable energy and the electric power. Steinbuks has an extensive experience in a variety of applied computational and econometric methods.
Before joining the Center for Global Trade Analysis, he was a researcher at the Electricity Policy Research Group, University of Cambridge, and served as a consultant to the World Bank. Steinbuks received his PhD in Economics from the George Washington University in 2008.