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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 Publications 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 Author
 PDF icon A Comparison of Sectoral Armington Elasticity Estimates in the Trade Literature Journal of International Commerce and Economics Jun 2021 Saad Ahmad, Christopher Montgomery, and Samantha Schreiber
 PDF icon Data Protection Laws in Africa: A Pan-African Survey and Noted Trends Journal of International Commerce and Economics Mar 2021 Brian Daigle
 PDF icon The WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement: Implementation Status and Next Steps Journal of International Commerce and Economics Nov 2020 Joann Peterson
 PDF icon The EU General Data Protection Regulation: An Analysis of Enforcement Trends by EU Data Protection Authorities Journal of International Commerce and Economics Jun 2020 Brian Daigle and Mahnaz Khan
 PDF icon The Rising Role of Re-exporting Hubs in Global Value Chains Journal of International Commerce and Economics Apr 2020 Lin Jones, Christine Kobza, Finian Lowery, Caroline Peters
 PDF icon The EU Medical Device Regulation and the U.S. Medical Device Industry Journal of International Commerce and Economics Nov 2019 Brian Daigle and Mihir Torsekar
 PDF icon When Countries Leave Trade Agreements: A Survey of Cases 1949–2019 Journal of International Commerce and Economics Oct 2019 Brian Daigle, Samantha DeCarlo, and Gregory LaRocca
 PDF icon The Thin Infrared Line: Global Trade in Elements for non-Silicon Solar Cells Journal of International Commerce and Economics Oct 2019 Samuel M. Goodman
 PDF icon The Value of U.S. Service Employment in Manufacturing Sectors Journal of International Commerce and Economics Sep 2019 Sarah Oliver
 PDF icon Chinese Semiconductor Industrial Policy: Prospects for Future Success Journal of International Commerce and Economics Aug 2019 John VerWey
 PDF icon Chinese Semiconductor Industrial Policy: Past and Present Journal of International Commerce and Economics Jul 2019 John VerWey
 PDF icon Global Value Chain Analysis: Concepts and Approaches Journal of International Commerce and Economics Apr 2019 Lin Jones, Meryem Demirkaya, and Erika Bethmann
 PDF icon East Asia-Pacific’s Participation in the Global Value Chain for Electronic Products Journal of International Commerce and Economics Mar 2019 Mihir P. Torsekar and John VerWey
 PDF icon More Than a Pretty Color: The Renaissance of the Cobalt Industry Journal of International Commerce and Economics Feb 2019 Samantha DeCarlo and Daniel Matthews
 PDF icon The Supply Chain for Electric Vehicle Batteries Journal of International Commerce and Economics Dec 2018 David Coffin and Jeff Horowitz
 PDF icon Electricity Investment in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Historical Overview and a Way Forward Journal of International Commerce and Economics Jul 2018 Jeremy E. J. Streatfeild
 PDF icon Low Electricity Supply in Sub-Saharan Africa: Causes, Implications, and Remedies Journal of International Commerce and Economics Jul 2018 Jeremy E. J. Streatfeild
 PDF icon The Effects of Offshoring on U.S. Workers: A Review of the Literature Journal of International Commerce and Economics Jul 2018 Andre Barbe and David Riker
 PDF icon Trade and Labor in the U.S. Semiconductor Industry Journal of International Commerce and Economics Jul 2018 Andre Barbe, Dan Kim, and David Riker
 PDF icon China Climbs the Global Value Chain for Medical Devices Journal of International Commerce and Economics Mar 2018 Mihir P. Torsekar
 PDF icon Does Trade Promote State Capacity in Ghana? A Synthetic Control Journal of International Commerce and Economics Mar 2018 Jeremy E. J. Streatfeild
 PDF icon China’s Changing Medical Device Exports Journal of International Commerce and Economics Jan 2018 Mihir P. Torsekar
 PDF icon Summary of the U.S. International Trade Commission Centennial Proceedings Journal of International Commerce and Economics Sep 2017 John Benedetto, Lauren Gamache, James Holbein, and Craig Thomsen
 PDF icon The Impact of Trade and Technology on the U.S. Labor Market: Summary of USITC Roundtable Discussion Journal of International Commerce and Economics Aug 2017 Joann Peterson
 PDF icon An Overview of Customs Reforms to Facilitate Trade Journal of International Commerce and Economics Aug 2017 Joann Peterson
 PDF icon U.S. International Trade Commission’s Trade Facilitation Roundtable Journal of International Commerce and Economics Jul 2017 Wen Jin "Jean" Yuan, Yasnanhia Cabral, Anton C. Yang
 PDF icon The Impact of Liberalizing International Trade in Professional Services Journal of International Commerce and Economics May 2017 Tamar Khachaturian, David Riker
 PDF icon U.S. International Trade Commission's Trade Secrets Roundtable: Discussion Summary Journal of International Commerce and Economics Nov 2016 Dan Kim, Katherine Linton, Mitchell Semantik
 PDF icon The Importance of Trade Secrets: New Directions in International Trade Policy Making and Empirical Research Journal of International Commerce and Economics Sep 2016 Katherine Linton
 PDF icon A Survey of Empirical Models of Labor Transitions Following Trade Liberalization Journal of International Commerce and Economics Jun 2016 David Riker, William Swanson
 PDF icon Export-Intensive Industries Pay More on Average: An Update Journal of International Commerce and Economics Nov 2015 David Riker
 PDF icon Green Building Services Journal of International Commerce and Economics Oct 2015 Jennifer Baumert Powell
 PDF icon U.S. International Trade Commission's Digital Trade Roundtable: Discussion Summary Journal of International Commerce and Economics Oct 2015 Jeff Horowitz
 PDF icon Trends in U.S. Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Petition Filings and the Consequences of Rule Changes, 1993-2013 Journal of International Commerce and Economics Jul 2015 Craig Thomsen
 PDF icon Theory and Empirical Evidence Linking International Trade to Unemployment Rates Journal of International Commerce and Economics May 2015 Maksim Belenkiy, David Riker
 PDF icon The Economic Implications of Strengthening Intellectual Property Rights in Developing Countries Journal of International Commerce and Economics Nov 2014 Alexi Maxwell and David Riker
 PDF icon Additive Manufacturing Technology: Potential Implications for U.S. Manufacturing Competitiveness Journal of International Commerce and Economics Sep 2014 Sharon L.N. Ford
 PDF icon Who Financed Recent U.S. Trade Deficits? Journal of International Commerce and Economics May 2014 John B. Benedetto
 PDF icon U.S. International Trade Commission’s High-Technology Roundtable: Discussion Summary Journal of International Commerce and Economics Apr 2014 Eric Weyer
 PDF icon Measuring Shifts in Brazil’s Trade Using International Input-Output Tables Journal of International Commerce and Economics Apr 2014 Jeffrey Horowitz, David Riker
 PDF icon Geographically Disaggregated Import Data and Consumer Gains from Trade Journal of International Commerce and Economics Dec 2013 David Riker
 PDF icon The USITC's Roundtable on the Labor Market Effects of Trade Journal of International Commerce and Economics Aug 2013 John Benedetto, Samira Salem
 PDF icon Feeding the Dragon and the Elephant Journal of International Commerce and Economics May 2013 Katherine Baldwin, Joanna Bonarriva
 PDF icon Korea's Demand for U.S. Beef Journal of International Commerce and Economics Jan 2013 John Giamalva
 PDF icon The Boom in Brazilians Traveling to the United States Journal of International Commerce and Economics Jan 2013 David Riker, Jessica Vila-Goulding
 PDF icon The U.S. International Trade Commission’s High-Technology Trade Roundtable (2012): Discussion Summary Journal of International Commerce and Economics Sep 2012 Patrick Schneider
 PDF icon The U.S. International Trade Commission’s Roundtable on Quantifying the Economic Effects of Trade Agreements: Discussion Summary Journal of International Commerce and Economics Aug 2012 Caitlyn Carrico
 PDF icon Labor Standards and Trade: A Review of Recent Empirical Evidence Journal of International Commerce and Economics Aug 2012 Samira Salem, Faina Rozental
 PDF icon Implications and Interpretations of Value-Added Trade Balances Journal of International Commerce and Economics Jul 2012 John B. Benedetto
 PDF icon Policy Challenges of Cross-Border Computing Journal of International Commerce and Economics May 2012 Renee Berry, Matthew Reisman