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(s)
  The Effect of Exchange Rates on the Costs of Exporters when Inputs are Denominated in Foreign Currencies Staff Publication/Working Paper Sep 2013 William Powers , David Riker
  EU-US Economic Linkages: The Role of Multinationals and Intra-Firm Trade Staff Publication/Working Paper Nov 2013 Csilla Lakatos , Tani Fukui
  Quantifying International Production Sharing at the Bilateral and Sector Levels Staff Publication/Working Paper Apr 2014 Zhi Wang , Shang-Jin Wei , Kunfu Zhu
  The Impact of NAFTA on U.S. Labor Markets Staff Publication/Working Paper Jun 2014 Justino De La Cruz, David Riker
  Global Market for Smart Electricity Meters: Government Policies Driving Strong Growth Staff Publication/Working Paper Jun 2014 Lisa Alejandro , Caitlin Blair , Laura Bloodgood, Mahnaz Khan , Martha Lawless , Daniel Meehan , Patrick Schneider , Karl Tsuji
  U.S. Manufacturing Companies Are Global Leaders in Industrial Robot Consumption Executive Briefings May 2014 Michael Stanton-Geddes and Dennis Fravel
  A Note on U.S. Trade Statistics Staff Publication/Working Paper Aug 2014
  U.S. Medical Devices and China's Market: Opportunities and Obstacles Staff Publication/Working Paper Jun 2014 Mihir P. Torseka
  Wireless Handsets Staff Publication/Working Paper Mar 2010 Shannon Gaffney
  Apples Staff Publication/Working Paper Feb 2010 Brendan Lynch
  On Cargo Security Measures and Trade Costs Staff Publication/Working Paper Oct 2009 José E. Signoret
  Furskins Staff Publication/Working Paper Jan 2004
  Quality-Adjusted Estimates of NTM Price Gaps Staff Publication/Working Paper Aug 2014 Michele Breaux, Yasnanhia Cabral , Michael J. Ferrantino , José Signoret
  Intellectual Property Rights and International Receipts of Royalties and Licensing Fees Staff Publication/Working Paper Aug 2014 David Riker
  Estimates of the Impact of Restrictions on Cross-Border Trade in Services Staff Publication/Working Paper Aug 2014 David Riker
  Nigeria’s Film Industry: Nollywood Looks to Expand Globally Executive Briefings Oct 2014 Erick Oh
  China's Trade and Investment in Financial Services with Africa Executive Briefings Oct 2014 Wen Jin Yuan
  Pork and Swine Industry and Trade Summary Staff Publication/Working Paper Oct 2014 John Giamalva
  Tracing CO2 Emissions in Global Value Chains Staff Publication/Working Paper Dec 2014 Bo Meng, Glen Peters, Zhi Wang
  U.S. Becoming A Leading Exporter of Petroleum Products Executive Briefings Dec 2014 Cynthia B. Foreso
  Rwanda “Leans In” to Information Services To Achieve Development Goals and Spur Competitiveness Executive Briefings Dec 2014 Cathy Jabara
  The Similarities and Differences among Three Major Inter-Country Input-Output Databases and their Implications for Trade in Value-Added Estimates Staff Publication/Working Paper Dec 2014 Lin Jones, Zhi Wang, Li Xin , Christophe Degain
  Internet Use and Openness to Trade Staff Publication/Working Paper Dec 2014 David Riker
  Kenya’s Services Output and Exports Are Among the Highest in Sub-Saharan Africa Executive Briefings Dec 2014 George Serletis
  Foreign Infrastructure Service Firms In Sub-Saharan Africa Executive Briefings Dec 2014 Tamar Khachaturian
  Post-Recession Onshoring: An Examination of the U.S. Computer and Electronics Sector Staff Publication/Working Paper Dec 2014 Caitlin Blair , Andrew David , Sharon Ford , Dennis Fravel , John Kitzmiller, Jeanette Leary , Michael Stanton-Geddes, Mihir Torsekar
  Developments In The Global Trade Of Wood Pellets Staff Publication/Working Paper Jan 2015 Alberto Goetzl
  Used Vehicles Are an Important Component of U.S. Passenger-Vehicle Exports Executive Briefings Jan 2015 David Coffin
  The Impact of Restrictions on Mode 3 International Supply of Services Staff Publication/Working Paper Jan 2015 David Riker
  Theory and Evidence Linking International Trade to Unemployment Rates Staff Publication/Working Paper Jan 2015 David Riker, Maksim Belenkiy
  The Conflict-Minerals Disclosure Provision of the Dodd-Frank Act — New U.S. Industry Requirements But Uncertain U.S. Trade Impacts Executive Briefings Mar 2015 Karl Tsuji
  China’s Official Assistance and Corresponding Trade Flows to Africa Executive Briefings Mar 2015 Arona Butcher, Wen Jin Yuan
  Production Increases from Shale Deposits Drive Changes in U.S. Energy Trade Staff Publication/Working Paper Mar 2015 Cynthia B. Foreso, André Barbé
  Export-Intensive Industries Pay More on Average: An Update Staff Publication/Working Paper Apr 2015 David Riker
  Domestic Regulations and U.S. Exports Staff Publication/Working Paper May 2015 David Riker
  The Internet and Product-Level Entry into the U.S. Market Staff Publication/Working Paper May 2015 David Riker
  The Undersea Cable Boom in Sub-Saharan Africa Executive Briefings Jun 2015 Eric Forden
  Mobile Money in Kenya Executive Briefings Jun 2015 Eric Forden
  Emerging International Trade Issues for Fossil Fuels Staff Publication/Working Paper Jun 2015 André Barbé
  Africa’s Crude Petroleum Exports Declined Due to a Shrinking U.S. Market Executive Briefings Jul 2015 Cynthia Foreso, Wen Jin Yuan, Anton C. Yang
  World Bank Indicators Suggest that Sub-Saharan African Countries are Open to Services Trade Executive Briefings Jul 2015 Cynthia Payne
  Factors Contributing to the Rapid Growth of Mauritius’ Services Economy Executive Briefings Jul 2015 Jennifer Baumert Powell
  Trends in U.S.Health Travel Services Trade Executive Briefings Aug 2015 Arthur Chambers
  The Impact of Educated Labor on Technology Adoption and Comparative Advantage Staff Publication/Working Paper Aug 2015 Serge Shikher
  A Survey of Empirical Models of Labor Transitions Following Trade Liberalization Staff Publication/Working Paper Sep 2015 David Riker, William Swanson
  The Exports of U.S. Cities: Measurement and Economic Impact Staff Publication/Working Paper Sep 2015 Jennifer Ferris, David Riker
  Transport Corridors Have Improved Trade in Sub-Saharan Africa, but Issues Remain Executive Briefings Oct 2015 Joann Peterson
  China and India: The Growing Arenas for E-Commerce Executive Briefings Aug 2015 Jeff Horowitz and Aimee Phelan
  Factors Affecting Growth In Ghana’s Services Economy Executive Briefings Oct 2015 Jennifer Baumert Powell
  South Africa Is a Leading Producer and Supplier of Services in Africa Executive Briefings Oct 2015 George Serletis