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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 Export Taxes on Agricultural Products: Recent History and Economic Modeling of Soybean Export Taxes in Argentina Journal of International Commerce and Economics Sep 2007 William Deese, John Reeder
 PDF icon The WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement: Implementation Status and Next Steps Journal of International Commerce and Economics Nov 2020 Joann Peterson
 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 Theory and Empirical Evidence Linking International Trade to Unemployment Rates Journal of International Commerce and Economics May 2015 Maksim Belenkiy, David Riker
 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 Chinese Semiconductor Industrial Policy: Past and Present Journal of International Commerce and Economics Jul 2019 John VerWey
 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 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 The Value of U.S. Service Employment in Manufacturing Sectors Journal of International Commerce and Economics Sep 2019 Sarah Oliver
 PDF icon The Link Between Openness and Long-Run Economic Growth Journal of International Commerce and Economics Jul 2008 Lill Andersen, Ronald Babula
 PDF icon Inbound and Outbound U.S. Direct Investment With Leading Partner Countries Journal of International Commerce and Economics Jun 2007 No Author Information
 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 The Rise of the Flash Memory Market: Its Impact on Firm Behavior and Global Semiconductor Trade Patterns Journal of International Commerce and Economics Jul 2007 Falan Yinug
 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 Inbound and Outbound U.S. Foreign Direct Investment, 2000-2007 Journal of International Commerce and Economics Jun 2007 Laura Bloodgood
 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 Implications and Interpretations of Value-Added Trade Balances Journal of International Commerce and Economics Jul 2012 John B. Benedetto
 PDF icon Geographically Disaggregated Import Data and Consumer Gains from Trade Journal of International Commerce and Economics Dec 2013 David Riker
 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 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 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 U.S. Corn Sweeteners and Mexican Sugar: Agreement at Last! Journal of International Commerce and Economics Dec 2006 Magda Kornis
 PDF icon Can We Apply Lessons from the German Trade Balance with China to the United States? Journal of International Commerce and Economics Jan 2012 John B. Benedetto
 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 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 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 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 Proceedings of the Joint Symposium of U.S.-China Advanced Technology Trade and Industrial Development Journal of International Commerce and Economics May 2011 Multiple authors/articles
 PDF icon China’s Changing Medical Device Exports Journal of International Commerce and Economics Jan 2018 Mihir P. Torsekar
 PDF icon An Overview of Customs Reforms to Facilitate Trade Journal of International Commerce and Economics Aug 2017 Joann Peterson
 PDF icon Services Liberalization and Computable General Equilibrium Modeling: Beyond Tariff Equivalents Journal of International Commerce and Economics Feb 2010 Tani Fukui , Christine McDaniel
 PDF icon China Climbs the Global Value Chain for Medical Devices Journal of International Commerce and Economics Mar 2018 Mihir P. Torsekar
 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 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 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 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 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 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 Chinese Semiconductor Industrial Policy: Prospects for Future Success Journal of International Commerce and Economics Aug 2019 John VerWey
 PDF icon Who Financed Recent U.S. Trade Deficits? Journal of International Commerce and Economics May 2014 John B. Benedetto
 PDF icon Overview of U.S.-China Trade in Advanced Technology Products Journal of International Commerce and Economics May 2011 Alexander Hammer, Robert Koopman, Andrew Martinez
 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 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 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 Additive Manufacturing Technology: Potential Implications for U.S. Manufacturing Competitiveness Journal of International Commerce and Economics Sep 2014 Sharon L.N. Ford
 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 The Post 9/11 Global Framework for Cargo Security Journal of International Commerce and Economics Mar 2008 Joann Peterson, Alan Treat
 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 U.S. Trade Law and FTAs: A Survey of Labor Requirements Journal of International Commerce and Economics Jul 2007 Robert A. Rogowsky, Eric Chyn
 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