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*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
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


Are Trade Preferences a Panacea? The Export Impact of the American Growth and Opportunity
Ana Margarida Fernandes
World Bank


Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanisms and Implications for Agriculture
Will Martin
IFPRI


How Trade and Investment Agreements Affect Bilateral Foreign Direct Investment: Results from a Structural Gravity Model
Hugo Rojas-Romagosa
World Bank


Barriers to Global Capital Allocation
Bruno Pellegrino
University of Maryland


Foreign Direct Investment, Roads, and Markups: the case of Ethiopia
Jose Astruias
U.S. Census Bureau;
Marco Sanfilippo
University of Turin and Collegio Carlo Alberto


The Disparate Treatment of Rights in U.S. Trade
Desiree LeClercq
Cornell University


Deep Integration in Trade Agreements: Labor Clauses, Tariffs, and Trade Flows
Raymond Robertson
Texas A&M University


Robots and Employment: Evidence from Japan, 1978-2017
Daisuke Adachi
Yale University


In Gravity no Veritas: Dubious Trade Elasticity and Weak Effects of Regional Trade Agreements in Africa
Geoffroy Guepie
African Trade Policy Center, UN Economic Commission for Africa


International trade in agricultural products at the U.S. state level
Edward J. Balistreri
University of Nebraska-Lincoln;
Stephen S. Zahniser
USDA-ERS


The Environmental Bias of Trade Policy

Mind the gaps: Job and gender effects of migration on FDI

Modelling the Gender and Labour Market Impact of Trade Agreements

Go ahead and trade: The effect of uncertainty removal in the EU’s GSP scheme

An assessment of import tariff costs for Italian exporting firms

Two Blades of Grass: The Impact of the Green Revolution

Trade Protection Along Supply Chains

What Explains Excess Trade Persistence? A Theory of Habits in the Supply Chains

The Covid-19 Vaccine Production Club: Will Value Chains Temper Nationalism?

Gender and the Dynamics of Economics Seminars

Africa’s Manufacturing Puzzle: Evidence from Tanzanian and Ethiopian Firms

Ex-Ante Evaluation of Sub-National Labor Market Impacts of Trade Reforms

Impacts of the EU-Mercosur trade agreement on the Dutch economy

Analysis of the RCEP trade agreement

Wage Stagnation and the Brexit Exchange Rate Depreciation

Non-trade provisions in trade agreements and FDI

On the Effects of GATT/WTO Membership on Trade: They are Positive and Large After All

Environment and Labor Rights Provisions in U.S. Trade Agreements: Trade and Investment Effects