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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 State-Owned Enterprises Play a Smaller, But Still Strategic, Role in China's External Sector Executive Briefings Jan 2018 Alexander Hammer and Lin Jones
 PDF icon China's Changing Medtech Landscape, Part 1: Shifting Exports Executive Briefings Jan 2018 Mihir Torsekar
 PDF icon U.S. Crude Petroleum Exports Expand to Asia Executive Briefings Jan 2018 Diana Friedman and Grace Kenneally
 PDF icon The U.S. Market for Cuban Rum: What's at Stake in the "Havana Club" Dispute Executive Briefings Feb 2018 Renee Berry, Nataline Viray-Fung
 PDF icon U.S. Trade Adjustment Assistance Program Increasingly Targets Workers in the Services Sector Executive Briefings Feb 2018 Joanne Guth, Joann Peterson
 PDF icon The Integrated Voice Assistant Speaker: Opportunities and Challenges for U.S. Firms Executive Briefings Mar 2018 Brian Daigle
 PDF icon Global Value Chains: Explaining U.S. Bilateral Trade Deficits in Semiconductors Executive Briefings Mar 2018 John VerWey
 PDF icon China’s Recycled Wastepaper Import Policies: Part 1 Impact on the United States Executive Briefings Apr 2018 Sarah Scott
 PDF icon Trends In Manufacturing Employment In The Largest Industrialized Economies During 1998-2014 Executive Briefings Apr 2018 John Benedetto
 PDF icon And Then There Were Four?: M&A in the Agricultural Chemicals Industry Executive Briefings Apr 2018 Samantha DeCarlo
 PDF icon India’s Forward Momentum in Pharmaceuticals Executive Briefings May 2018 Elizabeth Nesbitt
 PDF icon West Africa is Expanding its Maritime Ports to Accommodate Growing Container Trade Executive Briefings May 2018 Jeremy Streatfeild
 PDF icon U.S. Motorcycle Market Changes Gears Executive Briefings May 2018 David Coffin
 PDF icon U.S. Agricultural Exports to China: What’s New Since 2010? Executive Briefings Jun 2018 Renee Berry
 PDF icon Agricultural Trade with China: The Opening of Beef Trade Executive Briefings Jun 2018 John Giamalva
 PDF icon U.S. Hydrocarbon Exports Grow Across the Board Executive Briefings Aug 2018 Diana Friedman
 PDF icon The EU Medical Device Regulation and the U.S. Medical Device Industry Executive Briefings Sep 2018 Brian Daigle and Mihir Torsekar
 PDF icon International Trade in Wood Pellets: Current Trends and Future Prospects Executive Briefings Sep 2018 Robert Ireland
 PDF icon Not My Beer: The Effects of a CO2 Shortage Executive Briefings Sep 2018 Samantha DeCarlo and Angélica Marrero
 PDF icon U.S. Agricultural Exports to China: The Ups and Downs of U.S. Feed Grains Executive Briefings Sep 2018 Angélica Marrero
 PDF icon Does China Still Have a Debt Problem? Executive Briefings Sep 2018 Alexander Hammer and Nabil Abbyad
 PDF icon U.S.-Korea FTA: What is Driving U.S. Textile and Apparel Trade Imbalances? Executive Briefings Oct 2018 Mahnaz Khan
 PDF icon Trends in U.S. Architectural and Engineering Services Exports Executive Briefings Oct 2018 Jennifer Baumert Powell
 PDF icon China’s Changing Medical Device Exports Journal of International Commerce and Economics Jan 2018 Mihir P. Torsekar
 PDF icon China Climbs the Global Value Chain for Medical Devices Journal of International Commerce and Economics Mar 2018 Mihir P. Torsekar
 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 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 Low Electricity Supply in Sub-Saharan Africa: Causes, Implications, and Remedies Journal of International Commerce and Economics Jul 2018 Jeremy E. J. Streatfeild
 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 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 The Supply Chain for Electric Vehicle Batteries Journal of International Commerce and Economics Dec 2018 David Coffin and Jeff Horowitz
 PDF icon Modeling Changes in Preferential Rules of Origin [PDF], HTML icon [HTML] Staff Publication/Working Paper Jan 2018 David Riker
 PDF icon The Dynamic Gravity Dataset: 1948--2016 [PDF], HTML icon [HTML] Staff Publication/Working Paper Feb 2018 Tamara Gurevich and Peter Herman
 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 Neural Network Analysis of International Trade [PDF], HTML icon [HTML] Staff Publication/Working Paper May 2018 Isaac Wohl & Jim Kennedy
 PDF icon U.S. Corn Exports to Mexico and the North American Free Trade Agreement [PDF], HTML icon [HTML] Staff Publication/Working Paper Jun 2018 Lesley Ahmed
 PDF icon Trade Restrictions and Modes of Supply in Services Trade Staff Publication/Working Paper Jul 2018 Tamar Khachaturian
 PDF icon Exporting Ecolabels: Is Demand for Certified Sustainable Products Affecting International Trade? Staff Publication/Working Paper Jul 2018 Renee Berry and Marin Weaver
 PDF icon Using Firm-Level Data to Compare Productivities across Countries and Sectors: Possibilities and Challenges [PDF], HTML icon [HTML] Staff Publication/Working Paper Jul 2018 Saad Ahmad, Sarah Oliver, Caroline Peters
 PDF icon Gender and Income Inequality in United States Tariff Burden [PDF], HTML icon [HTML] Staff Publication/Working Paper Aug 2018 Arthur Gailes, Tamara Gurevich, Serge Shikher, Marinos Tsigas
 PDF icon International Insurance Services [PDF], HTML icon [HTML] Staff Publication/Working Paper Aug 2018 Tamar Khachaturian, David Riker
 PDF icon Multinational Production and Employment in an Industry-Specific Model of Trade [PDF], HTML icon [HTML] Staff Publication/Working Paper Aug 2018 David Riker
 PDF icon Competitive Conditions Affecting U.S. Exports of Medical Technology to Key Emerging Markets [PDF], HTML icon [HTML] Staff Publication/Working Paper Aug 2018 Peter Herman, Jeff Horowitz, Mihir Torsekar
 PDF icon Taking Melitz Seriously: A Simple Approach for Identifying Structural Parameters of Trade Models with Firm Heterogeneity [PDF], HTML icon [HTML] Staff Publication/Working Paper Aug 2018 Saad Ahmad, Zeynep Akgul
 PDF icon Vertically Integrated Armington [PDF], HTML icon [HTML] Staff Publication/Working Paper Aug 2018 Ross Hallren, David Riker
 PDF icon Framework for Analyzing the Competitiveness of Advanced Technology Manufacturing Firms, HTML icon [HTML] Staff Publication/Working Paper Sep 2018 Andrew David, Mitchell Semanik, Mihir Torsekar
 PDF icon Textiles and Apparel: Made In USA . . . Again?, HTML icon [HTML] Staff Publication/Working Paper Sep 2018 Kimberlie Freund, Mary Roop, Heidi Colby-Oizumi
 PDF icon Services in the NAFTA, HTML icon [HTML] Staff Publication/Working Paper Sep 2018 Jennifer Baumert Powell
 PDF icon The Impact of Tariff Preference Levels on U.S. Textile and Apparel Trade, HTML icon [HTML] Staff Publication/Working Paper Sep 2018 Mahnaz Khan,
 PDF icon Modeling the Financial Impact of Tariffs in Concentrated Product Markets [PDF], HTML icon [HTML] Staff Publication/Working Paper Oct 2018 David Riker