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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 U.S. Medical Devices and China's Market: Opportunities and Obstacles Staff Publication/Working Paper Jun 2014 Mihir P. Torseka
 PDF icon 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
 PDF icon Estimates of the Impact of Restrictions on Cross-Border Trade in Services Staff Publication/Working Paper Aug 2014 David Riker
 PDF icon Quality-Adjusted Estimates of NTM Price Gaps Staff Publication/Working Paper Aug 2014 Michele Breaux, Yasnanhia Cabral , Michael J. Ferrantino , José Signoret
 PDF icon Intellectual Property Rights and International Receipts of Royalties and Licensing Fees Staff Publication/Working Paper Aug 2014 David Riker
 PDF icon A Note on U.S. Trade Statistics Staff Publication/Working Paper Aug 2014 No Author Information
 PDF icon Pork and Swine Industry and Trade Summary Staff Publication/Working Paper Oct 2014 John Giamalva
 PDF icon Tracing CO2 Emissions in Global Value Chains Staff Publication/Working Paper Dec 2014 Bo Meng, Glen Peters, Zhi Wang
 PDF icon 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
 PDF icon Internet Use and Openness to Trade Staff Publication/Working Paper Dec 2014 David Riker
 PDF icon 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
 PDF icon Developments In The Global Trade Of Wood Pellets Staff Publication/Working Paper Jan 2015 Alberto Goetzl
 PDF icon The Impact of Restrictions on Mode 3 International Supply of Services Staff Publication/Working Paper Jan 2015 David Riker
 PDF icon Theory and Evidence Linking International Trade to Unemployment Rates Staff Publication/Working Paper Jan 2015 David Riker, Maksim Belenkiy
 PDF icon Production Increases from Shale Deposits Drive Changes in U.S. Energy Trade Staff Publication/Working Paper Mar 2015 Cynthia B. Foreso, André Barbé
 PDF icon Export-Intensive Industries Pay More on Average: An Update Staff Publication/Working Paper Apr 2015 David Riker
 PDF icon Domestic Regulations and U.S. Exports Staff Publication/Working Paper May 2015 David Riker
 PDF icon The Internet and Product-Level Entry into the U.S. Market Staff Publication/Working Paper May 2015 David Riker
 PDF icon Emerging International Trade Issues for Fossil Fuels Staff Publication/Working Paper Jun 2015 André Barbé
 PDF icon The Impact of Educated Labor on Technology Adoption and Comparative Advantage Staff Publication/Working Paper Aug 2015 Serge Shikher
 PDF icon A Survey of Empirical Models of Labor Transitions Following Trade Liberalization Staff Publication/Working Paper Sep 2015 David Riker, William Swanson
 PDF icon The Exports of U.S. Cities: Measurement and Economic Impact Staff Publication/Working Paper Sep 2015 Jennifer Ferris, David Riker
 PDF icon Services Trade Restrictions and Company Profits: Telecommunications Staff Publication/Working Paper Nov 2015 Tamar Khachaturian
 PDF icon Obstacles to International Trade in Natural Gas Staff Publication/Working Paper Dec 2015 Andre Barbe, David Riker
 PDF icon Estimated Tariff Equivalents of Services NTMs [PDF], File Estimated Tariff Equivalents of Services NTMs Supporting Data [Excel], HTML icon Estimated Tariff Equivalents of Services NTMs [HTML] Staff Publication/Working Paper Jul 2016 Lionel Fontagné , Cristina Mitaritonna, José E. Signoret
 PDF icon Analysis of Employment Changes over Time in the U.S. Motor Vehicle Industry [PDF], HTML icon Analysis of Employment Changes over Time in the U.S. Motor Vehicle Industry [HTML] Staff Publication/Working Paper Aug 2016 David Coffin, Tamar Khachaturian, David Riker
 PDF icon Examining Barriers to Trade in Used Vehicles Staff Publication/Working Paper Aug 2016 David Coffin, Jeff Horowitz, Danielle Nesmith, Mitchell Semanik
 PDF icon Whence the Beef?: The Effect of Repealing Mandatory Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) using a Vertically Integrated Armington Model with Monte Carlo Simulation [PDF], HTML icon Whence the Beef?: The Effect of Repealing Mandatory Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) using a Vertically Integrated Armington Model with Monte Carlo Simulation [HTML] Staff Publication/Working Paper Sep 2016 Ross Hallren , USITC and Alexandra Opanasets
 PDF icon Firm Heterogeneity and Export Pricing in India [PDF], HTML icon Firm Heterogeneity and Export Pricing in India [HTML] Staff Publication/Working Paper Sep 2016 Michael A. Anderson, Martin H. Davies, José E. Signoret, and Stephen L. S. Smith
 PDF icon Trends and Complexity of USITC Fact-Finding Reports [PDF], HTML icon Trends and Complexity of USITC Fact-Finding Reports [HTML] Staff Publication/Working Paper Sep 2016 William Deese, Darren Sheets
 PDF icon The Impact of U.S. Trade Agreements on Growth in Output and Labor Productivity of FTA Partner Countries [PDF], HTML icon The Impact of U.S. Trade Agreements on Growth in Output and Labor Productivity of FTA Partner Countries [HTML] Staff Publication/Working Paper Oct 2016 Tamar Khachaturian, David Riker
 PDF icon A Multi-Mode Partial Equilibrium Model of Trade in Professional Services [PDF], HTML icon A Multi-Mode Partial Equilibrium Model of Trade in Professional Services [HTML] Staff Publication/Working Paper Nov 2016 Tamar Khachaturian, David Riker
 PDF icon Firm Level Analysis of Services Trade Restrictions in the Life Insurance Industry [PDF], HTML icon Accompanying Equations [HTML] Staff Publication/Working Paper Dec 2016 Tamar Khachaturian and Sarah Oliver
 PDF icon The Effect of Reducing Investment Barriers in China’s Construction and Financial Services Sectors on the Chinese Economy [PDF], HTML icon The Effect of Reducing Investment Barriers in China’s Construction and Financial Services Sectors on the Chinese Economy [HTML] Staff Publication/Working Paper Dec 2016 Wen Jin “Jean” Yuan, USITC
 PDF icon Extending the CEPII Gravity Data Set [PDF], File Extending the CEPII Gravity Data Set [XHTML], Binary Data Data (1948-2015) [ZIPX], Binary Data Data (2007-2015) [ZIPX] Staff Publication/Working Paper Jan 2017 Tamara Gurevich, Peter Herman, Serge Shikher, Ricky Ubee
 PDF icon Firm Heterogeneity, Imported Input Quality, and Export Pricing in India [PDF version], HTML icon [HTML version] Staff Publication/Working Paper Jan 2017 Michael A. Anderson, Martin H. Davies, José E. Signoret, and Stephen L. S. Smith
 PDF icon A U.S. Regional Model of Import Competition and Jobs [PDF], HTML icon [HTML] Staff Publication/Working Paper Feb 2017 Ross Hallren and David Riker
 PDF icon Trade Liberalization with Heterogeneous Workers: A Structural Approach [PDF], HTML icon [HTML] Staff Publication/Working Paper Mar 2017 Scott Baier, Serge Shikher, Yoto V. Yotov
 PDF icon One Model To Rule Them All? The Importance of Firm Heterogeneity in CGE Modeling of the Gains from Trade [PDF], HTML icon [HTML] Staff Publication/Working Paper Mar 2017 Zeynep Akgul
 PDF icon The Effect of U.S. Trade Agreements on Foreign Affiliate Transactions in Services [PDF], HTML icon [HTML] Staff Publication/Working Paper Mar 2017 Tamar Khachaturian and David Riker
 PDF icon Identifying Multilateral Dependencies in the World Trade Network [PDF], HTML icon [HTML] Staff Publication/Working Paper Apr 2017 Peter R. Herman
 PDF icon Modeling Trade in Services: Multiple Modes, Barriers to Trade, and Data Limitations [PDF], HTML icon [HTML] Staff Publication/Working Paper Apr 2017 Andre Barbe, Arthur Chambers, Tamar Khachaturian and David Riker
 PDF icon The Effects of Restricting Coal Consumption on Coal Exports and Greenhouse Gas Emissions [PDF], HTML icon [HTML] Staff Publication/Working Paper May 2017 Andre Barbe
 PDF icon The Effects of Internal Migration on Health of Adults in Indonesia [PDF], HTML icon [HTML] Staff Publication/Working Paper May 2017 Partha Deb and Tamara Gurevich
 PDF icon How Much Do Non-Tariff Measures Cost? A Survey of Quantification Methods [PDF], HTML icon [HTML] Staff Publication/Working Paper May 2017 Nabil Abbyad and Peter Herman
 PDF icon One-Way and Two-Way Chinese Trade [PDF], HTML icon [HTML] Staff Publication/Working Paper May 2017 William Deese
 PDF icon How Does Industry Comparative Advantage Affect Establishments? [PDF], HTML icon [HTML] Staff Publication/Working Paper May 2017 Serge Shikher
 PDF icon Using Power Laws to Identify the Structural Parameters of Trade Models with Firm Heterogeneity [PDF], HTML icon [HTML] Staff Publication/Working Paper May 2017 Saad Ahmad, Zeynep Akgul
 PDF icon The Sub-Saharan African Services Economy: Insights and Trends Staff Publication/Working Paper Jul 2017 Jennifer Powell
 PDF icon The Effects of Tariffs on Employment in Global Value Chains [PDF], HTML icon [HTML] Staff Publication/Working Paper Jul 2017 Andre Barbe and David Riker