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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.

Staff research publications can be found by typing in the desired keyword into the search box labeled "Search Staff Documents." Filtering options on the left panel can help narrow the search criteria. Note: Filtering may not be presented on mobile devices

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Title Document Type Date Author
 PDF icon A Brief History of the U.S. Trade Adjustment Assistance Program for Workers Executive Briefings Jan 2017 Joanne Guth and Jean Lee
 PDF icon Nigeria’s Services Economy: The Engine For Future Growth Executive Briefings Mar 2017 Erick Oh
 PDF icon The Slowdown in Global Trade in Goods and Services, 2012-15 : Extent and Potential Factors Executive Briefings Mar 2017 Heather Wickramarachi
 PDF icon Trade In Services: A Small But Growing Part Of Sub-Saharan African Trade Executive Briefings Apr 2017 Cynthia Payne and Jennifer Powell
 PDF icon Evaluations of the Trade Adjustment Assistance Program for Workers: A Literature Review Executive Briefings May 2017 Joanne Guth and Jean Lee
 PDF icon The Potential Impact of Brexit on the United Kingdom’s GDP Executive Briefings May 2017 Joanne Guth and Meryem Demirkaya
 PDF icon U.S. Firms Are Becoming Leaders in the Automotive Semiconductor Market Executive Briefings Jun 2017 David Coffin, Dan Kim
 PDF icon Why Have U.S. Firms Offshored to China? Executive Briefings Jun 2017 Alexander B. Hammer
 PDF icon The Size and Composition of U.S. Manufacturing Offshoring to China Executive Briefings Jun 2017 Alexander B. Hammer
 PDF icon Changes in the U.S. Pharmaceutical Import Mix under the Agreement on Trade in Pharmaceutical Products Executive Briefings Aug 2017 Elizabeth Nesbitt
 PDF icon ‘Made in China 2025’ Attempts to Re-Stimulate Domestic Innovation Executive Briefings Sep 2017 Alexander B. Hammer
 PDF icon India’s Price Controls on Coronary Stents May Place U.S. Firms at a Competitive Disadvantage Executive Briefings Oct 2017 Mihir Torsekar
 PDF icon NAFTA and Medical Device Trade in North America Executive Briefings Nov 2017 Mihir Torsekar
 PDF icon Doing Business in Europe: The U.S. Tech Industry Struggles with Regulators Executive Briefings Dec 2017 Brian Daigle
 PDF icon Still Afloat? A Look at the Helium Industry Executive Briefings Dec 2017 Samantha DeCarlo and Alan Uy
 U.S. International Trade Commission’s Trade Facilitation Roundtable Journal of International Commerce and Economics Jul 2017 Wen Jin "Jean" Yuan, Yasnanhia Cabral, Anton C. Yang
 The Impact of Liberalizing International Trade in Professional Services Journal of International Commerce and Economics May 2017 Tamar Khachaturian, David Riker
 Summary of the U.S. International Trade Commission Centennial Proceedings Journal of International Commerce and Economics Sep 2017 John Benedetto, Lauren Gamache, James Holbein, Craig Thomsen
 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
 An Overview of Customs Reforms to Facilitate Trade Journal of International Commerce and Economics Aug 2017 Joann Peterson
 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 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
 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 The Effect of Furniture Imports from China on Employment in U.S. Regions [PDF], HTML icon [HTML] Staff Publication/Working Paper Aug 2017 David Riker
 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 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 Fishing Downstream Revisited: A Multi-country Analysis of Antidumping Patterns [PDF], HTML icon [HTML] Staff Publication/Working Paper Sep 2017 Maxwell Andersen, Robert Feinberg
 PDF icon The Effects of Offshoring on Domestic Workers: A Review of the Literature [PDF], HTML icon [HTML] Staff Publication/Working Paper Oct 2017 Andre Barbe and David Riker
 PDF icon Can Protectionism Improve Trade Balance? [PDF], HTML icon [HTML] Staff Publication/Working Paper Oct 2017 Sunghyun Henry Kim , Serge Shikher
 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 The Gravity Of SPS Risk [PDF], HTML icon [HTML] Staff Publication/Working Paper Nov 2017 Lesley Ahmed, Peter Herman, Caroline Peters, and David Riker
 PDF icon Do Non-Tariff Measures Make Domestic Firms More Profitable? Evidence from the Commercial Banking Sector Staff Publication/Working Paper Dec 2017 Sarah Oliver