J. Steinbuks

Climate. Electricity. Real Estate.


Journal Articles

A. Alberini, J. Steinbuks, and G. Timilsina. 2022. "How Valuable is the Reliability of Residential Electricity Supply in Low-Income Countries? Evidence from Nepal." The Energy Journal, 43(4). Download. Download Working Paper

G. Timilsina and J. Steinbuks. 2021. "Economic Costs of Electricity Load Shedding in Nepal", Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews,  146(111112). Download. Download Working Paper

M. Sievert and J. Steinbuks. 2020. "Willingness to Pay for Electricity Access in Extreme Poverty: Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa", World Development, 128(104859). Download. Download Working Paper

M. Hyland and J. Steinbuks. 2019. "Capital Adjustment and the Optimal Fuel Choice", Energy Journal, 40(5), pp. 73-96. Download. Download Working Paper

J. Steinbuks. 2019. "Assessing the Accuracy of Electricity Production Forecasts in Developing Countries", International Journal of Forecasting, 35(3), pp. 1175-1185. Download. Download Working Paper

Y. Cai, H. Selod, and J. Steinbuks. 2018. "Urbanization and Land Property Rights", Regional Science and Urban Economics, 70, pp. 246-257. Download. Download Working Paper

L. Orea and J. Steinbuks. 2018. "Estimating Market Power Using a Composed Error Model: Application to the California Electricity Market", Economic Inquiry, 56(2), pp. 1296–1321. Download. Download Working Paper

J. Steinbuks, G. Satija and F. Zhao. 2017. "Sustainability of Solar Electricity: The Role of Endogenous Resource Substitution and Cross-Sectoral Responses", Resource and Energy Economics, 49, pp. 218–232. Download. Download Working Paper

G. Sharafutdinova and J. Steinbuks. 2017. "Governors Matter: A Comparative Study of State–business Relations in Russia's Regions", Economics of Transition, 25(3), pp. 471-493. Download. Download Supplementary Information.

Y. Cai, K. Judd, and J. Steinbuks. 2017. "A Nonlinear Certainty Equivalent Approximation Method for Dynamic Stochastic Problems", Quantitative Economics, 8(1), pp. 117–147. Download. Download Supplementary Information. Download GAMS Codes

A. Nikandrova and J. Steinbuks. 2017. "Contracting for Second-Best in Dysfunctional Electricity Markets", Journal of Regulatory Economics, 51(1), pp. 41-71. Download. Download Working Paper

P. Alexander, R. Prestele, P.H. Verburg, A. Arneth, C. Baranzelli, F. Batista e Silva, C. Brown, A. Butler, K. Calvin, N. Dendoncker, J. C. Doelman, R. Dunford, K. Engström, D. Eitelberg, S. Fujimori, P. A. Harrison, T. Hasegawa, P. Havlik, S. Holzhauer, F. Humpenöder, C. Jacobs-Crisioni, A. K. Jain, T. Krisztin, P. Kyle, C. Lavalle, T. Lenton, J. Liu, P. Meiyappan, A. Popp, T. Powell, R. D. Sands, R. Schaldach, E. Stehfest, J. Steinbuks, A. Tabeau, H. van Meijl, M. A. Wise and M. D.A. Rounsevell. 2017. "Assessing Uncertainties in Land Cover Projections", Global Change Biology, 23(1), pp. 767-781. Download

T.W. Hertel, J. Steinbuks and W. Tyner. 2016. "What is the Social Value of Second Generation Biofuels?" Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, 38(4), pp. 599-617. Download. Download Working Paper

J. Steinbuks and T.W. Hertel. 2016. "Confronting the Food-Energy-Environment Trilemma: Global Land Use in the Long Run", Environmental and Resource Economics, 63(3), pp 545-570. Download. Download Accepted Manuscript

J. Steinbuks. 2015. "Effects of Prepayment Regulations on Termination of Subprime Mortgages", Journal of Banking and Finance, 59, pp. 445–456. Download.

J. Steinbuks and B. Narayanan. 2015. "Fossil Fuel Producing Economies Have Greater Potential for Industrial Interfuel Substitution", Energy Economics, 47, pp. 168–177. Download. Download Working Paper

J. Steinbuks and K. Neuhoff. 2014. "Assessing Energy Price Induced Improvements in Efficiency of Capital in OECD Manufacturing Industries", Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 68(2), pp. 340–356. Download. Download Working Paper

J. Steinbuks and G. Elliehausen. 2014. "The Economic Effects of Legal Restrictions on High-Cost Mortgages," Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, 49(1), pp. 47-72. Download. Download Working Paper

T. Hertel, J.Steinbuks, and U. Baldos. 2013. "Competition for Land in the Global Bioeconomy," Agricultural Economics, 44(s1), pp. 129-138. Download. Download Working Paper

C. Desai, G. Elliehausen, and J. Steinbuks. 2013. "Effects of Bankruptcy Asset Exemptions and Foreclosure Laws on Mortgage Default and Foreclosure Rates," Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, 47(3), pp. 391-415. Download. Download Working Paper

J. Steinbuks and T.W. Hertel. 2013. "Energy Prices Will Play an Important Role in Determining Global Land Use in the 21st Century," Environmental Research Letters 8(1), article 014014. Download.

J. Steinbuks. 2012. "Firms' Investment under Financial and Infrastructure Constraints: Evidence from In-House Generation in Sub-Saharan Africa," The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, Vol. 12: Iss. 1 (Topics), article 46. Download. Download Working Paper

J. Steinbuks. 2012. "Interfuel Substitution and Energy Use in the UK Manufacturing Sector," Energy Journal, 33(1), pp. 1-29. Download. Download Working Paper

J. Steinbuks and V. Foster. 2010. "When Do Firms Generate? Evidence on In-House Electricity Supply in Africa," Energy Economics, 32(3), pp. 505-514. Download. Download Working Paper

G. Elliehausen, M. Staten, and J. Steinbuks. 2008. "The Effect of Prepayment Penalties on the Pricing of Subprime Mortgages," Journal of Economics and Business, 60(1-2), pp. 33-46. Download

Chapters in Edited Volumes

J. Steinbuks and G. Timilsina. 2014. "Land-Use Change and Food Supply" in The Impacts of Biofuels on the Economy, Environment, and Poverty: A Global Perspective, edited by G. Timilsina and D. Zilberman, Springer

J. Steinbuks. 2011. "Review of Recent Developments in Economic Modelling of Energy Demand" in The Future of Electricity Demand: Customers, Citizens and Loads, edited by T. Jamasb and M. Pollitt, Cambridge University Press.

Working Papers Under Review (Most Recent Drafts)

C. Galeazzi, J. Steinbuks, and L. Anadón. "Assessing the Impact of Renewable Energy Policies on Decarbonization in Developing Countries." World Bank Policy Research Paper 10329. Download

J. Callejas, J. Linn, and J. Steinbuks. "Welfare and Environmental Benefits of Electric Vehicle Tax Policies in Developing Countries : Evidence from Colombia." World Bank Policy Research Paper 10001. Download

N. Gorgulu, G. Sharafutdinova and J. Steinbuks. "Political Dividends of Digital Participatory Governance: Evidence from Moscow Pothole Management." World Bank Policy Research Paper 9445. Download

M. Blimpo, S. McRae, and J. Steinbuks. "Why are Connection Charges so High? An Analysis of the Electricity Sector in Sub-Saharan Africa." World Bank Policy Research Paper 8407. Download

F. Perez-Sebastian, J. Steinbuks, J. Feres, and I. Trotter. Electricity Access and Structural Transformation: Evidence from Brazil's Electrification World Bank Policy Research Paper 9182.Download. Download Earlier Version

Y. Cai, J. Steinbuks, K. Judd, J. Jägermeyr, and T. Hertel. "Modeling Uncertainty in Large Natural Resource Allocation Problems." World Bank Policy Research Paper 9159. DownloadDownload Earlier Version

Permanent Working Papers

M. Hafstead, R. Williams III, A. Golub, S. Meijer, B. Narayanan, K. Nyamweya, and J. Steinbuks. "Effect of Climate Policies on Labor Markets in Developing Countries: Review of the Evidence and Directions for Future Research." World Bank Policy Research Paper 8332. Download

J. Steinbuks and T. Hertel. 2013. "Forest, Agriculture, and Biofuels in a Land use model with Environmental services (FABLE)." GTAP Working Paper No. 71. Download

J. Steinbuks and K. Neuhoff. 2010. "Operational and Investment Response to Energy Prices in the OECD Manufacturing Sector." Cambridge Working Paper in Economics 1015. Download

J. Steinbuks, A. Meshreky, and K. Neuhoff. 2009. "The Effect of Energy Prices on Operation and Investment in OECD Countries: Evidence from Vintage Capital Model." Cambridge Working Paper in Economics 0933. Download

G. Elliehausen, M. Staten, and J. Steinbuks. 2006. "The Effects of State Predatory Lending Laws on the Availability of Subprime Mortgage Credit." FSRP Monograph 38, George Washington University. Download

Work in Progress

H. Selod, J. Steinbuks, I. Trotter and B. Blankespoor. Infrastructure Complementarities and Local Economic Growth: Evidence from Electrification and Highway Construction in Brazil.

F. Perez-Sebastian, R. Serrano and J. Steinbuks. Spatial Complementarities in Public Infrastructure and Structural Transformation in Brazil.

Y. Cai, H. Selod, J. Steinbuks, and A. Yezer. Urbanization and Climate Change Adaptation.

A. Golub, J. Steinbuks, and M. Toman. Hedging against Uncertainties in Cost of Greenhouse Gas Mitigation: The Case of US Biofuels.

J. Feres, E. Jardim, J. Steinbuks, and I. Trotter. Electricity Reliability and Firm Dynamics in Brazil.