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World Bank Reports
R. Chen, R. Estevez Magnasco, A. Heins, F. Rocha, J. Steinbuks, and C. I. Vasquez Suarez. 2022. "Realizing the Potential of Energy Efficiency in Latin America and the Caribbean". Download
A. Sanghi and J. Steinbuks. 2021. "Energy Subsidies in Russia: Size Impact and Potential for Reform". Download
World Bank Serial Publications
G. Peszko, J. Steinbuks, D. Knight, O. Emelyanova, and I. Rostovtseva. 2021. “Russia’s Green Transition: Pathways, Risks and Robust Policies”, Chapter 3 in Russia Economic Report No. 46. The World Bank, Washington, DC. Download
F. Perez-Sebastian and J. Steinbuks. 2019. "Public Infrastructure and Structural Transformation?", Note 8 in World Bank Research Digest No. 13, issue 3, World Bank. Download
J. Steinbuks. 2019. "Forecasting Electricity Demand in Developing Countries: Is There a Better Way?", Note 4 in World Bank Research Digest No. 13, issue 2, World Bank. Download
M. Toman, J. Steinbuks, J. Peters, J. Mensah, and G. Timilsina. 2018. "Electricity Access and Economic Development: Options for Accelerating Progress in Sub-Saharan Africa", Chapter 3 in Africa Pulse No. 17, World Bank. Download
World Bank Knowledge Notes
C. Galeazzi, J. Steinbuks, and J. Cust. 2020. "Africa’s Resource Export Opportunities and the Global Energy Transition", Live Wire 2020/111, World Bank. Download
J. Steinbuks, J. de Wit, A. Kochnakyan, and V. Foster. 2017. "Forecasting Electricity Demand: An Aid for Practitioners", Live Wire 2017/73, World Bank. Download
H. Fleisig, M. Safavian and J. Steinbuks. 2006. "Unlocking Dead Capital", Public Policy for Private Development 307, World Bank. Download
Blogs and Op-Eds
A blog post "Is the Gap Widening? Assessing the Current Renewable Energy Policies in Developing Countries", co-authored with Clara Galeazzi and Laura Diaz Anadon, in Sustainable Energy for All blog hosted by the World Bank's Energy and Extractives Global Practice.
A blog post "Getting electric vehicle tax incentives right: Why market power distortions matter", co-authored with Jeronimo Callejas and Joshua Linn, in Transport for Development blog hosted by the World Bank's Transport Global Practice.
An Op-Ed "Macro-prudence and energy sector reforms are as essential as social protection measures", co-authored with Apurva Sanghi and Nithin Umapathi, in The Edge Markets, a leading Malaysian business media.
A blog post "Economics of unreliable power supply: lessons from the 2006-2017 Nepal power crisis", co-authored with Govinda Timilsina and Anna Alberini, in Let Us Talk Development blog hosted by the World Bank's Chief Economist.
A blog post "How Brazil’s investment in hydropower infrastructure contributed to its long-term development", co-authored with Fidel Perez-Sebastian , in Sustainable Energy for All blog hosted by the World Bank's Energy and Extractives Global Practice.
A blog post "How land rights institutions affect the path to productive urbanization", co-authored with Yongyang Cai and Harris Selod, in Let Us Talk Development blog hosted by the World Bank's Chief Economist.
A blog post "How much is the second generation biofuels technology worth to society?", co-authored with Thomas Hertel and Wallace Tyner, in Let Us Talk Development blog hosted by the World Bank's Chief Economist.