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Staff Publications and Research Papers

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.

Staff research publications can be found by typing in the desired keyword into the search box labeled "Search Staff Documents." Filtering options on the left panel can help narrow the search criteria. Note: Filtering may not be presented on mobile devices

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Title Document Type Date Author
 PDF icon Developments in the Sourcing of Raw Materials for the Production of Paper Journal of International Commerce and Economics Aug 2009 Vincent Honnold
 PDF icon Industrial Biotechnology in China Amidst Changing Market Conditions Journal of International Commerce and Economics Feb 2009 Elizabeth Nesbitt
 PDF icon Challenges to Foreign Investment in High-Tech Semiconductor Production in China Journal of International Commerce and Economics May 2009 Falan Yinug
 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 China’s Vision for Renewable Energy: The Status of Bioenergy and Bioproduct Research and Commercialization Journal of International Commerce and Economics Aug 2011 Elizabeth R. Nesbitt, Paul Thiers, Johnway Gao, Sharon Shoemaker, Manuel Garcia-Perez, Julie Carrier, Joy Doran-Peterson, John Morgan, Guangyi Wang, Pierre Christian, Wensel Shulin Chen
 PDF icon Comment on “Innovation and Job Creation in a Global Economy: The Case of Apple's iPod Journal of International Commerce and Economics Jan 2012 Jose Alberro
 PDF icon A Tale of Two Cities: A Comparison of Patent-based Innovative Performance of Domestic and Multinational Companies in China Journal of International Commerce and Economics May 2011 Zheng Liang, Lan Xue
 PDF icon Study of China’s International Specialization Status in Advanced Technology Industry: A Case Study of Zhejiang Pinghu Opto-mechatronics Industry Cluster Journal of International Commerce and Economics May 2011 Huang Xianhui, Yang Gaoju, Lu Jing
 PDF icon On the Value Chain and International Specialization of China’s Pharmaceutical Industry Journal of International Commerce and Economics May 2011 Yansheng Zhang, Darwei Li, Changyong Yang, Qiong Du
 PDF icon The Information Technology Agreement: An Assessment of World Trade in Information Technology Products Journal of International Commerce and Economics May 2011 Michael Anderson, Jacob Mohs
 PDF icon Understanding China’s High Investment Rate and FDI Levels: A Comparative Analysis of the Return to Capital in China, the United States, and Japan Journal of International Commerce and Economics May 2011 Wenkai Sun, Xiuke Yang, Geng Xiao
 PDF icon Innovation and Job Creation in a Global Economy: The Case of Apple’s iPod Journal of International Commerce and Economics May 2011 Greg Linden, Jason Dedrick, Kenneth L. Kraemer
 PDF icon A Calibrated Approach: Pharmaceutical FDI and the Evolution of Indian Patent Law Journal of International Commerce and Economics Aug 2007 Katherine Connor Linton, Nicholas Corrado
 PDF icon Access to Capital in China: Competitive Conditions for Foreign and Domestic Firms Journal of International Commerce and Economics Dec 2006 Katherine Connor Linton
 PDF icon Who Financed Recent U.S. Trade Deficits? Journal of International Commerce and Economics May 2014 John B. Benedetto
 PDF icon Green Building Services Journal of International Commerce and Economics Oct 2015 Jennifer Baumert Powell