Jevgenijs Steinbuks

Senior Economist

Jevgenijs Steinbuks is a Senior Economist in the Office of Chief Economist for Infrastructure Practice. His areas of expertise are in economic development, energy and extractives, and urban and regional development. His current knowledge and operational work focuses on sustainable resource use, electric power, and infrastructure and economic development. Dr. Steinbuks has extensive experience in academia, the public sector, and international institutions.

Before joining the office of Chief Economist for Infrastructure Practice, he worked as a research economist at the Development Research Group, the World Bank, 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 graduate and undergraduate courses in economics at the University of Cambridge, Miami University, 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 Ph.D. in Economics from George Washington University.

Tel : +1 202 473 9345


  • Infrastructure
  • Energy
  • Extractive Industries
  • Climate Change