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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.

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Title Document Type Date Author
 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 Agriculture Policy in India: The Role of Input Subsidies Executive Briefings Mar 2011 Nick Grossman, Dylan Carlson
 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 Estimating Foreign Value-added in Mexico's Manufacturing Exports Staff Publication/Working Paper Apr 2011 Justino De La Cruz , Shang-Jin Wei , Robert B. Koopman, Zhi Wang
 PDF icon How do FTAs Affect the U.S. Trade Balance? A 2009-10 Update Executive Briefings Nov 2011 Nick Grossman, Dylan Carlson
 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 Innovation in Biotechnology Seeds: Public and Private Initiatives in India and China Journal of International Commerce and Economics May 2011 Katherine Linton, Mihir Torsekar
 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 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 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 Rolling Stock: Locomotives and Rail Cars Staff Publication/Working Paper Mar 2011 Peder Andersen
 PDF icon Shifts in U.S. Wind Turbine Equipment Trade in 2010 Executive Briefings Jun 2011 Andrew David
 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 Supplies of Critical Rare Earths to U.S. Industries are Constrained by China's Policies Executive Briefings Mar 2011 Renee Berry, Mihir Torsekar
 PDF icon The Importance of CAFTA-DR and NAFTA to the U.S. Textile Industry Executive Briefings Nov 2011 Kimberlie Freund
 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 The U.S. International Trade Commission's High-Technology Trade Roundtable Journal of International Commerce and Economics Oct 2011 Falan Yinug, Natalie Mabile
 PDF icon The USDA's Final Rule on Dairy Import Assessment Fees: A Large or Small Economic Impact on Imports Staff Publication/Working Paper May 2011 John Fry , Michael McConnell , Jonathan R. Coleman
 PDF icon U.S. Agricultural Exports: Global Leader During 2005-10 with Continued Record Exports Projected in 2011 Executive Briefings Apr 2011 George Serletis
 PDF icon U.S. agricultural imports reached a record $86 billion in 2010 making the United States the world's leading single-country importer of food products Executive Briefings Jun 2011 George Serletis
 PDF icon U.S. Multinational Services Companies: Effects of Foreign Affiliate Activity on U.S. Employment Staff Publication/Working Paper Aug 2011 Lisa Alejandro, Richard Brown , Samantha Brady Pham , Isaac Wohl , Erick Oh, Joann Peterson, Matthew Reisman
 PDF icon U.S. Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Cell and Module Trade Overview Executive Briefings Jun 2011 Andrew David
 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