The staff research publications help keep the Commission and the public current on domestic and global activities that affect U.S. trade, investment, and competitiveness conditions. This research is typically conducted by staff in the Office of Economics and Office of Industries, and is published in three different formats. For further information about the differences between the publications, please visit PUBLICATION TYPE INFORMATION.

Note that staff research publications reflect the work of individual authors and are not the views of the U.S. International Trade Commission or any of its individual Commissioners.

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Title Document Type Date Sort ascending Author(s)
  Estimating Trade Costs of Non-Tariff Measures in Services: A Comparison of Methods and Measures Staff Publication/Working Paper Jun 2024 Sarah Oliver
  Taiwan's Trade: An Overview of Taiwan's Major Exporting Sectors Staff Publication/Working Paper May 2024 Patrick Crotty
  Tariff Rate Quotas under Uncertainty [PDF] , [TeX script for accessibility] Staff Publication/Working Paper May 2024 David Riker
  An Examination of Gravity Relationships at the Subnational Level [PDF] , [TeX script for accessibility] Staff Publication/Working Paper May 2024 Paul Phillips
  The impact of Changes in Trade Policies on the Electric Vehicle (EV) Sector – a CGE Analysis Staff Publication/Working Paper May 2024 David Coffin, Patrick Crotty, Jeffrey Walling, and Wen Jin "Jean" Yuan
  Upstream, Downstream: An Estimation of Armington Elasticities at Different Stages of Production [PDF] , [TeX script for accessibility] Staff Publication/Working Paper Apr 2024 Paul Phillips
  Estimating the Economic Effects of Labor Provisions Using a Dynamic GE Model [PDF] , [TeX script for accessibility] Staff Publication/Working Paper Apr 2024 David Riker
  Growth and Trade Diversion Due to China's Belt and Road Initiative , [TeX script for accessibility] Staff Publication/Working Paper Apr 2024 Sarah Krulikowski and David Riker
  Disentangling Corruption Effects on Export Versus FDI: A Theory , [TeX script for accessibility] Staff Publication/Working Paper Mar 2024 Tricia Mueller
  Big Change Goes Small: Are Small Modular Reactors (SMRs) the Future of Nuclear Energy? Staff Publication/Working Paper Mar 2024 Brian Daigle, Samantha DeCarlo, Nathan Lotze
  The Domestic and International Common Language (DICL) Database [PDF] , [TeX script for accessibility] Staff Publication/Working Paper Mar 2024 Tamara Gurevich, Peter Herman, Farid Toubal, and Yoto Yotov
  Export Restrictions on Minerals and Metals: Indonesia’s Export Ban of Nickel Staff Publication/Working Paper Feb 2024 David Guberman, Samantha Schreiber, Anna Perry
  Export Restrictions on Minerals and Metals: Estimation and Analysis of Supply Chain Effects from Zimbabwe’s Chromium Export Ban Staff Publication/Working Paper Feb 2024 Anna Perry, Samantha Schreiber, David Guberman
  Imports and the Location of Vehicle Production within the United States [PDF] , [TeX script for accessibility] Staff Publication/Working Paper Feb 2024 David Riker
  Expected Wage Losses Due to Trade-Related Job Displacements [PDF] , [TeX script for accessibility] Staff Publication/Working Paper Feb 2024 David Riker and Michael Schrammel
  Spillover Effects of Sanctions on Migration and Remittances (the Case of Transition Economies) Staff Publication/Working Paper Feb 2024 Gohar Sedrakyan
  National Automotive Competitiveness Staff Publication/Working Paper Jan 2024 David Coffin
  The impact of preferential trade agreements on trade in Indonesia Staff Publication/Working Paper Dec 2023 Gohar Sedrakyan
  U.S. Exposure to the Taiwanese Semiconductor Industry Staff Publication/Working Paper Nov 2023 Lin Jones, Sarah Krulikowski, Nathan Lotze, and Samantha Schreiber
  The Multinational Revenue, Employment, and Investment Database (MREID) [PDF] , [TeX script for accessibility] Staff Publication/Working Paper Nov 2023 Saad Ahmad, Jeffery Bergstrand, Jordi Paniagua, and Heather Wickramarachi
  The Location and Timing of New U.S. Import Entry [PDF] , [TeX script for accessibility] Staff Publication/Working Paper Oct 2023 David Riker
  Do Female Workers in Developing Countries Benefit from Labor Provisions in PTAs? [PDF] , [TeX script for accessibility] Staff Publication/Working Paper Oct 2023 Saad Ahmad, Damian Raess, and Karen Thome
  Estimating Trade Diversion at Monthly and Annual Frequency [PDF] , [TeX script for accessibility] Staff Publication/Working Paper Oct 2023 David Riker and Michael Schrammel
  Gravity Estimation: Best Practices and Useful Approaches [PDF] , [TeX script for accessibility] Staff Publication/Working Paper Oct 2023 Peter Herman
  How does Data Aggregation Impact Elasticity of Substitution Estimation? Evidence from a New Elasticity Database [PDF] , [TeX script for accessibility] Staff Publication/Working Paper Oct 2023 Michael Schrammel and Samantha Schreiber
  Anti-corruption and International Trade [PDF] , [TeX script for accessibility] Staff Publication/Working Paper Oct 2023 Tricia Mueller and David Riker
  Trade Policy, Human Capital, and Costly Worker Transitions [PDF] , [TeX script for accessibility] Staff Publication/Working Paper Oct 2023 Ross Jestrab and David Riker
  Trends in U.S. Merchandise Trade, 2022 Part 3 Staff Publication/Working Paper Sep 2023 Jeffrey Clark, Elizabeth Howlett, Katherine Stubblefield
  Trends in U.S. Merchandise Trade, 2022 Part 4 Staff Publication/Working Paper Sep 2023 Patrick Crotty, Nathan Lotze, Brennan Taylor
  Trends in U.S. Merchandise Trade, 2022 Part 1 Staff Publication/Working Paper Sep 2023 Theron Gray, Eric Forden
  Trends in U.S. Merchandise Trade, 2022 Part 2 Staff Publication/Working Paper Sep 2023 Caroline Peters, Allison Utomi, Sarah Scott, Alexander Melton
  SMEs in Legal and Architecture Services Staff Publication/Working Paper Aug 2023 Jennifer Powell, Tamar Khachaturian
  Approaches of Measuring Revealed Comparative Advantage (RCA): Literature Review [PDF] Staff Publication/Working Paper Jul 2023 Lin Jones and Erika Bethmann
  Competitiveness and FDI: An Econometric Analysis [PDF] , [TeX script for accessibility] Staff Publication/Working Paper Jun 2023 Patricia Mueller
  Impact of Rising International Trade Costs on U.S. Workers by Demographic Group [PDF] , [TeX script for accessibility] Staff Publication/Working Paper Jun 2023 David Riker
  Optimal Tariffs and FDI in the Presence of Political Pressure [PDF] , [TeX script for accessibility] Staff Publication/Working Paper Jun 2023 Patricia Mueller
  Measuring the Impact of Trade Cost Volatility on Supply Chains: An Application to Plastics and Light Truck Manufacturing [PDF] , [TeX script for accessibility] Staff Publication/Working Paper Jun 2023 William Powers and Samantha Schreiber
  Differences in Exposure to International Trade Across Demographic Groups [PDF] , [TeX script for accessibility] Staff Publication/Working Paper Jun 2023 David Riker
  Environmental Services: U.S. Market and Trade Trends Staff Publication/Working Paper May 2023 Jennifer Powell
  International Competitiveness, Market Concentration, and Barriers to Foreign Entry [PDF] , [TeX script for accessibility] Staff Publication/Working Paper Apr 2023 David Riker
  From Silicon to Donkey Kong: A Case Study in the Use of Semiconductors in Video Game Consoles Staff Publication/Working Paper Mar 2023 Nathan Lotze
  Modeling the Upstream-Downstream Effects of Trade Policy Changes with Multiple Country Markets [PDF] , [TeX script for accessibility] Staff Publication/Working Paper Feb 2023 Samantha Schreiber
  A Preliminary Examination of the Trade Competitiveness and Climate Objectives in the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 Staff Publication/Working Paper Feb 2023 David Coffin, Samantha DeCarlo, Dixie Downing, Samuel Goodman, Fernando Gracia, Robert Ireland, Steven LeGrand, Nathan Lotze, Mitchell Semanik, and Brennan Taylor
  Framing Agricultural Negotiations under a U.S.–UK Free Trade Agreement Staff Publication/Working Paper Jan 2023 Jonathan R. Coleman
  A Method of Estimating Global Supply Chain Risk and Predicting the Impacts of Regional Disruptions Staff Publication/Working Paper Jan 2023 Samuel M. Goodman
  When Multinational Companies Come – a CGE Analysis on the Impact of Growing Inward FDI on the Indian Economy Staff Publication/Working Paper Nov 2022 Wen Jin "Jean" Yuan and Marinos Tsigas
  Firm Level Analysis of Trade Restrictions in the Retail Services Industry Staff Publication/Working Paper Nov 2022 Arthur Chambers and George Serletis
  Disentangling the Effects of Investor-State Dispute Settlement Provisions on Foreign Direct Investment [PDF] , [TeX script for accessibility] Staff Publication/Working Paper Nov 2022 Saad Ahmad, Ben Liebman, and Heather Wickramarachi
  Regulatory Quality and Trade Performance: An Econometric Analysis [PDF] , [TeX script for accessibility] Staff Publication/Working Paper Oct 2022 David Riker
  Disentangling the Knot: Identifying U.S. and Global Exposure to Xinjiang Cotton Staff Publication/Working Paper Oct 2022 Dylan Carlson and Marin Weaver