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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 Armington Elasticity Estimates in the Trade Literature [PDF], Plain text icon [TeX script for accessibility] Staff Publication/Working Paper Apr 2020 Saad Ahmad, Christopher Montgomery, Samantha Schreiber
 PDF icon A Comparison of Partial Equilibrium Models of Tariff Rate Quotas [PDF], HTML icon [HTML] Staff Publication/Working Paper Sep 2017 Ross Hallren and David Riker
 PDF icon A Compilation of Reported Non-Tariff Measures: Description of the Information Staff Publication/Working Paper May 2005 William A. Donnelly, Diane Manifold
 PDF icon A Comprehensive Comparison of Rules of Origin in U.S. Trade Agreements Staff Publication/Working Paper May 2020 William Powers, Ricky Ubee
 PDF icon A Decade of Denim: Assessing Sourcing Shifts of Denim Apparel Importers Staff Publication/Working Paper Apr 2022 Mahnaz Khan
 PDF icon A Decomposition of North American Trade Growth Since NAFTA Staff Publication/Working Paper Dec 2002 Russell H. Hillberry, Christine A. McDaniel
 PDF icon A Discussion on Armington Trade Substitution Elasticities Staff Publication/Working Paper Jan 2002 Edward J. Balistreri, Christine A. McDaniel
 PDF icon A Global Database of Foreign Affiliate Sales Staff Publication/Working Paper Aug 2012 Tani Fukui, Csilla Lakatos
 PDF icon A Method for Estimating the Elasticity of Substitution and Import Sensitivity by Industry [PDF], Plain text icon [TeX script for accessibility] Staff Publication/Working Paper May 2019 Saad Ahmad, 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 A Non-Technical Guide to the PE Modeling Portal [PDF], Plain text icon [TeX script for accessibility] Staff Publication/Working Paper Nov 2019 Erika Bethmann, David Coffin, Samantha Schreiber, Heather Wickramarachi
 PDF icon A Note on U.S. Trade Statistics Staff Publication/Working Paper Aug 2014 No Author Information
 PDF icon A Partial Equilibrium Approach of Modeling Vertical Linkages in the U.S. Flat Rolled Steel Market Staff Publication/Working Paper Jan 2005 James J. Fetzer
 PDF icon A Practical Approach to Estimating Sector-Level Substitution Elasticities with PPML [PDF], Plain text icon [TeX script for accessibility] Staff Publication/Working Paper Mar 2022 Samantha Schreiber
 PDF icon A Pragmatic Approach to Estimating Nondiscriminatory Non-tariff Trade Costs [PDF], Plain text icon [TeX script for accessibility] Staff Publication/Working Paper Sep 2020 Peter Herman
 PDF icon A Product-Specific Comparison of NAFTA and USMCA Rules of Origin [PDF] Staff Publication/Working Paper May 2021 Nabil Abbyad, Trevor Litwin, William Powers, and Ricky Ubee
 PDF icon A Review of Economic Literature on Foreign Direct Investment [PDF], Plain text icon [TeX script for accessibility] Staff Publication/Working Paper Apr 2020 David Riker, Heather Wickramarachi
 PDF icon A Second Comparison of Partial Equilibrium Models of TRQs with Sensitivity Analysis [PDF], HTML icon [HTML] Staff Publication/Working Paper Feb 2018 Ross Hallren and David Riker
 PDF icon A Simple Dynamic Industry Specific PE Model with Flexible Capital and Wages [PDF], Plain text icon [TeX script for accessibility] Staff Publication/Working Paper Aug 2020 Ross Hallren
 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 A Trade Cost Approach to Estimating the Elasticity of Substitution [PDF], Plain text icon [TeX script for accessibility] Staff Publication/Working Paper Jul 2020 David Riker
 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 Accounting for Discrepancies in Bilateral Trade: The Case of China, Hong Kong, and the United States Staff Publication/Working Paper Apr 2007 Michael J. Ferrantino , Zhi Wang
 PDF icon Adjustment Costs, Trade Policy, and Labor Market Dynamics [PDF], Plain text icon [TeX script for accessibility] Staff Publication/Working Paper Nov 2021 David Riker
 PDF icon Along Came a Monemporist: A Model of Bertrand-Monopsony Competition [PDF], Plain text icon [TeX script for accessibility] Staff Publication/Working Paper Dec 2019 Ross Hallren
 PDF icon Alright Stop, Collaborate and Listen: Vanillin not Vanilla Staff Publication/Working Paper Feb 2022 Samantha DeCarlo
 PDF icon Alternative Approaches in Estimating the Economic Effects of Non-Tariff Measures: Results from newly Quantified Measures Staff Publication/Working Paper Dec 2003 Soamiely Andriamananjara, Michael Ferrantino, Marianos Tsigas
 PDF icon Alternative Macroeconomic Closures in Baseline Projections – Implications for Macro Outcomes and Sectoral Structure Staff Publication/Working Paper Jun 2021 Wen Jin "Jean" Yuan and Mary Burfisher
 PDF icon An Analysis of the Impact of European Union and United States Dairy Policies on EU-U.S. Trade in Milk Protein Staff Publication/Working Paper Oct 2004 Brad C. Gehrke, Ronald A. Babula, Jonathan R. Coleman
 PDF icon An Industry-Specific Model with New Entry of Subject Imports [PDF], Plain text icon TeX script for accessibility Staff Publication/Working Paper Feb 2019 David Riker
 PDF icon An Introduction to Partial Equilibrium Modeling of Trade Policy [PDF], HTML icon [HTML] Staff Publication/Working Paper Jul 2017 Ross Hallren and David Riker
 PDF icon An Overview and Examination of the Indian Services Sector Staff Publication/Working Paper Aug 2010 Lisa Alejandro , Erland Herfindahl, Joann Peterson, Eric Forden, Allison Gosney , Dennis Luther , Erick Oh, Isaac Wohl , Matthew Reisman
 PDF icon An Overview and Examination of the Malaysian Service Sector Staff Publication/Working Paper Nov 2010 Lisa Alejandro , Jennifer Baumert Powell , Samantha Brady , Isaac Wohl
 PDF icon An Overview and Examination of the Vietnamese Service Sector Staff Publication/Working Paper Aug 2012 Lisa Alejandro, Eric Forden , Erick Oh , Joann Peterson, Samantha Pham , Matthew Reisman, George Serletis , Danielle Vu, Isaac Wohl
 PDF icon An Overview on the Construction of North American Regional Supply-Use and Input-Output Tables and their Applications in Policy Analysis [PDF], HTML icon [HTML] Staff Publication/Working Paper Dec 2017 Ross J. Hallren, Lin Jones, Gabriel Madeiros, Richard Nugent, Anthony Peluso, Heather Wickramarachi, and Jeffrey Young
 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 Apples Staff Publication/Working Paper Feb 2010 Brendan Lynch
 PDF icon Approximating an Industry-Specific Global Economic Model of Trade Policy [PDF], Plain text icon [TeX script for accessibility] Staff Publication/Working Paper Nov 2020 David Riker
 PDF icon Avoidance Behaviors of Exporters and Importers: Evidence From the U.S.-China Trade Data Discrepancy Staff Publication/Working Paper Sep 2008 Michael J. Ferrantino, Xuepeng Liu, Zhi Wang
 PDF icon Bakery Products Staff Publication/Working Paper Sep 2003 No Author Information
 PDF icon Benchmarking U.S. Services Exports to Brazil Staff Publication/Working Paper Oct 2012 David Riker , Eric Forden
 PDF icon Border Measures and Compliance with International Pollution Controls [PDF], Plain text icon [TeX script for accessibility] Staff Publication/Working Paper May 2021 David Riker
 PDF icon Brazil's Oil Production and Trade with the United States Staff Publication/Working Paper Oct 2012 David Riker
 PDF icon Building Vehicle Autonomy: Sensors, Semiconductors, Software and U.S. Competitiveness Staff Publication/Working Paper Nov 2019 David Coffin and John VerWey, Sarah Oliver
 PDF icon Can Macroeconomic Factors Predict Antidumping Filings in the United States? [PDF], HTML icon [HTML] Staff Publication/Working Paper Oct 2018 Saad Ahmad, Lauren Gamache, Craig Thomsen
 PDF icon Can Protectionism Improve Trade Balance? [PDF], HTML icon [HTML] Staff Publication/Working Paper Oct 2017 Sunghyun Henry Kim , Serge Shikher
 PDF icon Can Trade Barriers Explain Productivity Differences Between Foreign and Domestic Services Firms? [PDF], Plain text icon [TeX script for accessibility] Staff Publication/Working Paper May 2020 Saad Ahmad, Sarah Oliver, Caroline Peters
 PDF icon Challenges Facing Selected Industries and Related Global Supply Chains During the Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic [PDF] Staff Publication/Working Paper Feb 2022 Erika Bethmann, Chang Hong, Lin Jones, and Joann Peterson
 PDF icon China’s Exports of Advanced Technology Products to the United States Staff Publication/Working Paper Oct 2009 Alexander Hamme, Robert Koopman , Andrew Martinez
 PDF icon China's Growing Market for Large Civil Aircraft Staff Publication/Working Paper Feb 2008 Peder Andersen