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Office of Economics
Room: Conference Room - 615P

*Note to Media: USITC Seminars are off-the-record events

Papers and/or presentation materials will be provided as they become available. These papers/presentations are the work of the individual authors and do not represent the views of the Commission or any individual Commissioner.

Economic consequences of cabotage restrictions: The effect of the Jones Act on Puerto Rico
Russel Hillberry
Purdue University

International Spillovers of Quality Regulations
Ariel Weinberger
George Washington University

Trade Shocks and Credit Reallocation
Fadi Hassan
Bank of Italy

An Import(ant) Price of Brexit Uncertainty
Alejandro Graziano
University of Nottingham

Can Evidence-Based Information Shift Preferences Towards Trade Policy?
Maggie Chen
George Washington University

Crops, Conflict and Climate Change
Erhan Artuc
World Bank

Unintended Consequences of Environmental Regulation of Maritime Shipping: Carbon Leakage to Air Shipping
Volodymyr Lugovskyy
Indiana University

Winners and Losers from the US-China Trade War
Yingyan Zhao
George Washington University

Digital Trade, Data Protection and EU Adequacy Decisions
Erik van der Marel and Filippo Santi
ECIPE and Université Libre de Bruxelles; University of Bologna

A (More) Systematic Exploration of the Trade Effect of Product-Specific Rules of Origin
Karin Gourdon
Paris School of Economics

Retaliation through Temporary Trade Barriers
Pauline Wibaux

Is the Global Economy Deglobalizing? And If So, Why? And What Is Next?
Tristan Reed
World Bank

The Costs and Benefits of Rules of Origin in Modern Free Trade Agreements
John Turner
University of Georgia

Household Responses to Trade Shocks
Peter Levell
Institute for Fiscal Studies

Cross–Country Productivity Asymmetry and the Quest for Global Free Trade
Wisarut Suwanprasert
Middle Tennessee State University

Can Online Platforms Promote Women-Led Exporting Firms?
Jennifer Poole
American University

Tariff Evasion, the Trade Gap, and Structural Trade
Ron Davies and Zuzanna Studnicka
University College Dublin

Effect of Multinational Companies on New Export Activities
Beverly Mendoza
Stephen F Austin State University

Trends in Foreign Direct Investment
Maia Linask
University of Richmond

The Balance of Concessions in Trade Agreements
Mostafa Beshkar
Indiana University

The Pro-Competitive Consequences of Trade in Frictional Labor Markets
Hamid Firooz
University of Rochester

Much Ado about Nothing? The Extraterritorial Effects of the U.S. Embargo Against Cuba
Ohyun Kwon
Drexel University

Short-Run Trade Effects and Local COVID-19 Incidence: Evidence from Colombia Imports
Ben Hamilton
James Madison University

FDI Inflows and Domestic Firms: Adjustments to New Export Opportunities
Woan Foong Wong
University of Oregon

Trade Policy Meets Digital Technologies: How Digitalization of Trade Procedures Affects Firms' Exports
Christian Volpe
Inter-American Development Bank

Currency Areas, Labor Markets, and Regional Cyclical Sensitivity
Kadee Russ
University of California - Davis

Who's Most Exposed to International Shocks?
Ryan Monarch
Syracuse University

Cracks in the Glass Ceiling and Gender Equality: An examination using Administrative Data
Lourenço Paz
Baylor University

Rising Import Tariffs, Falling Exports: When Modern Supply Chains Meet Old-Style Protectionism
Kyle Handley
University of California - San Diego

Labor Market Rigidity at Home and MNCs’ Flexible Task Reallocation Abroad
Sunghoon Chung
World Bank

Imports, Exports, and Earnings Inequality: Measures of Exposure and Estimates of Incidence
Dave Donaldson

Expand U.S. Apparel Sourcing from CAFTA-DR Members: Opportunities and Challenges
Sheng Lu
University of Delaware

Globalization, Gender, and the Family
Hâle Utar
Grinnell College

Earnings Growth, Job Flows and Churn
David Wiczer
Stony Brook University

Social Compliance as Development Strategy: Evidence from a Better Factories Cambodia Field Experiment
Drusilla Brown
Tufts University

Does Digital Trade Change the Purpose of a Trade Agreement?
Robert Staiger
Dartmouth College

On Distributional Effects of International Tariffs
Daniel Carroll
Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

Trade Agreements and Apparel Trade: High-Dimensional Gravity Estimates
Raymond Robertson
Texas A&M University

Offshore Profit Shifting and Aggregate Measurement: Balance of Payments, Foreign Investment, Productivity, and the Labor Share
Kim Ruhl
University of Wisconsin-Madison

The U.S. Multinational Advantage During the 2008-2009 Financial Crisis: The Role of Services Trade
Fariha Kamal
U.S. Census Bureau

Local Labor Market Effects of the 2002 Bush Steel Tariffs
James Lake
Southern Methodist University

Subsidies and Market Access: Towards an Inventory of Subsidies by China, the EU, and the USA
Simon Evenett
University of St. Gallen

The Gravity of Homicide: Interpersonal Violence and International Trade
Michael Anderson
Washington and Lee University

Are Tariffs Biased? The Effects of the 2018 U.S. Tariffs on Gender Wage Gap
Neil Bennett
U.S. Census Bureau

Can Information Shift Preferences towards Trade Policy? Evidence from Randomized Survey Experiments
Laura Alfaro
Harvard Business School

Disentangling the Effects of the 2018-2019 Tariffs on a Globally Connected U.S. Manufacturing Sector
Justin Pierce
Federal Reserve Board of Governors

International Trade and Domestic Price Stability in the Presence of Large Scale Climate Shocks
Nelson Villoria
Kansas State University

Trade, Jobs, and Worker Welfare
Erhan Artuc
World Bank

The Economic Impact of Tariff Eliminations in a U.S.-UK Free Trade Agreement: A CGE Model with Worker Displacement
Badri Gopalakrishnan
Infinite Sum Modelling

How Should We Think about the Winners and Losers from Globalization?
Nicolas Lamp
Queen's University