The following seminars are listed chronologically. Use the search box to search by keyword.

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.


TITLE DATE/TIME
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
CEPII


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
MIT


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