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Jevgenijs Steinbuks

JEVGENIJS STEINBUKS is an Economist at the World Bank Development Research Group, Environment and Energy Research Team. His areas of expertise are in energy and environmental economics, industrial organization, and real estate and urban economics with a particular focus on households’ and firms’ investment problems. His current research focuses on sustainable resource and land use, electric power, and energy demand and efficiency. Dr. Steinbuks has extensive experience with academia, public sector and international institutions. Before joining the World Bank, he worked as a research economist at the Center for Global Trade Analysis, the Department of Agricultural Economics at Purdue University; the Electricity Policy Research Group, University of Cambridge; the Enterprise Analysis Unit at the World Bank, and Credit Research Center at Georgetown University. He also spent a number of years with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Latvia, working primarily on Latvian economic integration in the EU and WTO. Dr. Steinbuks taught a number of graduate and undergraduate courses in economics at the University of Cambridge, Miami University, the George Washington University, and the University of Latvia. His research is published in peer-reviewed academic journals and is regularly presented at international conferences and workshops. Jevgenijs Steinbuks has his PhD in Economics from the George Washington university.

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Toolkit for Informality Scenario Analysis
Lakner-Milanovic (2013) World Panel Income Distribution (LM-WPID)

World Bank working papers and publications

1 .Effect of climate policies on labor markets in developing countries : review of the evidence and directions for future research
2 .Public infrastructure and structural transformation
3 .Assessing the accuracy of electricity demand forecasts in developing countries
4 .Capital adjustment and the optimal fuel choice
5 .Urbanization and property rights
6 .Sustainability of solar electricity : the role of endogenous resource substitution and market mediated responses
7 .What is the social value of second-generation biofuels ?
8 .The effect of climate and technological uncertainty in crop yields on the optimal path of global land use
9 .Assessing energy price induced improvements in efficiency of capital in OECD manufacturing industries
10 .Confronting the food-energy-environment trilemma : global land use in the long run
11 .Contracting for the second best in dysfunctional electricity markets
12 .Paying the price for unreliable power supplies : in-house generation of electricity by firms in Africa

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