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 Sort ascending Author(s)
  Framing Agricultural Negotiations under a U.S.–UK Free Trade Agreement Staff Publication/Working Paper Jan 2023 Jonathan R. Coleman
  A Method of Estimating Global Supply Chain Risk and Predicting the Impacts of Regional Disruptions Staff Publication/Working Paper Jan 2023 Samuel M. Goodman
  U.S. Infant Formula Shortage and Supply and Trade Dynamics Executive Briefings Dec 2022 Lesley Ahmed
  From Balsa Wood to Polymer Foam in Wind Turbine Blades: Material Input Substitutes in Low-Carbon Technologies Executive Briefings Dec 2022 Robert Ireland
  When Multinational Companies Come – a CGE Analysis on the Impact of Growing Inward FDI on the Indian Economy Staff Publication/Working Paper Nov 2022 Wen Jin "Jean" Yuan and Marinos Tsigas
  Firm Level Analysis of Trade Restrictions in the Retail Services Industry Staff Publication/Working Paper Nov 2022 Arthur Chambers and George Serletis
  Disentangling the Effects of Investor-State Dispute Settlement Provisions on Foreign Direct Investment [PDF] , [TeX script for accessibility] Staff Publication/Working Paper Nov 2022 Saad Ahmad, Ben Liebman, and Heather Wickramarachi
  Fat Chance: Is Irish Butter as Green as Consumers Think? Executive Briefings Nov 2022 Brad Gehrke
  Regulatory Quality and Trade Performance: An Econometric Analysis [PDF] , [TeX script for accessibility] Staff Publication/Working Paper Oct 2022 David Riker
  A Small Colossus: Rhodium and Russia Executive Briefings Oct 2022 Samantha DeCarlo and Samuel Goodman
  Disentangling the Knot: Identifying U.S. and Global Exposure to Xinjiang Cotton Staff Publication/Working Paper Oct 2022 Dylan Carlson and Marin Weaver
  Taking a Bite Out of Cookies: The Implications of France’s Cookie Policies on European Privacy Regulation Staff Publication/Working Paper Oct 2022 Mahnaz Khan and Brian Daigle
  New U.S. Law May Impede Imports of Wide Range of Products from Xinjiang, China Executive Briefings Oct 2022 David Coffin, Dixie Downing, Marin Weaver, and Eric Heath
  Russia, Ukraine, and Pig Iron Supply Executive Briefings Oct 2022 David Guberman
  Global Reliance on Chinese Manufacturing Executive Briefings Oct 2022 Lin Jones
  Incorporating Industry-Specific Wages and Unemployment into the GTAP Model: U.S.-EU Trade Liberalization Scenarios [PDF] Staff Publication/Working Paper Sep 2022 Wen Jin "Jean" Yuan, Katherine Antonio, and Arona Butcher
  Supply Chain Vulnerability to International Trade Costs: An Application to Agricultural Chemicals [PDF] , [TeX script for accessibility] Staff Publication/Working Paper Sep 2022 David Riker
  Bracing for a Softwood Lumber Supply Shock Executive Briefings Sep 2022 Sarah Scott
  Quantum Computing: Industry Developments Executive Briefings Sep 2022 Gregory LaRocca
  The Impact of Apparel Specific Rules of Origin on U.S. Textile and Apparel Trade: Case Study on CAFTA-DR Countries Staff Publication/Working Paper Sep 2022 Heidi Colby-Oizumi, Kimberlie Freund, Marinos Tsigas, and Laura Rodriguez
  A PE Model of Neon Exports from Ukraine [PDF] , [TeX script for accessibility] Staff Publication/Working Paper Aug 2022 Samantha DeCarlo, Samuel Goodman, and David Riker
  The Impact of EU-Mercosur Agreement on Member Countries and the United States Staff Publication/Working Paper Jul 2022 Erika Bethmann and Fernando Gracia
  The International Trade and Production Database for Estimation - Release 2 (ITPD-E-R02) , [TeX script for accessibility] Staff Publication/Working Paper Jul 2022 Ingo Borchert, Mario Larch, Serge Shikher, and Yoto Yotov
  Small Fries Only?! Supply Chain Disruptions to Japan Executive Briefings Jul 2022 Jeff Clark, Steven LeGrand
  Different Types of Trade Shocks in an Upstream-Downstream PE Model [PDF] , [TeX script for accessibility] Staff Publication/Working Paper Jun 2022 David Riker
  Disruptions to Global Supply Chains Due to the War in Ukraine Executive Briefings Jun 2022 Samantha DeCarlo, Samuel Goodman, Kelsi Van Veen, and Marin Weaver
  Russia and Aluminum Supply Chains Executive Briefings Jun 2022 Kelsi Van Veen
  Interactive Graphic , The Roadblocks of the COVID-19 Pandemic in the U.S. Automotive Industry Staff Publication/Working Paper Jun 2022 David Coffin, Dixie Downing, Jeff Horowitz, and Greg LaRocca
  Global Value Chains: Graphite in Lithium-ion Batteries for Electric Vehicles Staff Publication/Working Paper Jun 2022 Karl Tsuji
  A Tempest in the Oil Vat: Shocks to the Global Vegetable Oil Markets Executive Briefings Jun 2022 Marin Weaver
  Russia and Scandium's Scant Scale Executive Briefings Jun 2022 Samantha DeCarlo and Samuel Goodman
  Becoming Immune to the Competition: Global Trade Flow and Characteristics of Major Exporters of Immunological Products Staff Publication/Working Paper Jun 2022 Demi Tellios, Maureen Letostak, and Jennifer Catalano
  PyPE: A new platform for analyzing trade policy with partial equilibrium models [PDF] , [TeX script for accessibility] , [PyPE code files (right click | Save link as...)] Staff Publication/Working Paper Jun 2022 Saad Ahmad, Tyler Daun, and Christopher Montgomery
  Imports of Plastic and Rubber Products from China: An Application of the Caliendo Dvorkin Parro Model [PDF] , [TeX script for accessibility] Staff Publication/Working Paper May 2022 David Riker
  Regional Macroeconomic and Trade Trends During the COVID-19 Pandemic Staff Publication/Working Paper May 2022 Erika Bethmann, Emma Blair, Chang Hong, Lin Jones, Chris Montgomery, and Huyen Nguyen
  A Commodity-specific Border Carbon Adjustment Framework Based on the Costs of Decarbonizing without a Carbon Price Staff Publication/Working Paper May 2022 Samuel M. Goodman
  The Rise of Utility Wood Pellet Energy in the Era of Climate Change Staff Publication/Working Paper May 2022 Robert Ireland
  How Does Increased EV Production Affect U.S. Automotive Employment? Executive Briefings May 2022 David Coffin
  The Impact of Conflict on the Global Helium Shortage Executive Briefings May 2022 Samantha DeCarlo and Samuel Goodman
  Consequences of Non-compliance with USMCA Labor Provisions: Potential Effects on Exporting Firms [PDF] Staff Publication/Working Paper May 2022 Justino De La Cruz
  Integrated through Free Trade: A Case Study of the U.S. and Canadian Lobster Industries Staff Publication/Working Paper May 2022 Amelia Shister, John Fry, Alexander Melton
  Russia, Palladium, and Semiconductors Executive Briefings May 2022 Samantha DeCarlo and Samuel Goodman
  What is Cell-cultured Meat? How’s it Made? Cell-cultured Meat Implications for Regulation and Trade Executive Briefings Apr 2022 Jessica Pugliese
  Ukraine, Neon, and Semiconductors Executive Briefings Apr 2022 Samantha DeCarlo, Samuel Goodman
  A Decade of Denim: Assessing Sourcing Shifts of Denim Apparel Importers Staff Publication/Working Paper Apr 2022 Mahnaz Khan
  Shedding Light on the Dark Side of Trade: Strategies for Analyzing the Extent and Impact of Illicit Imports Staff Publication/Working Paper Apr 2022 Renee Berry, Dylan Carlson, Samantha Schreiber, and Marin Weaver
  Chinese Wind Turbine Export Growth Continued in 2021 Executive Briefings Mar 2022 Andrew David
  Trade, Policy, and Economic Development in the Digital Economy [PDF] , [TeX script for accessibility] Staff Publication/Working Paper Mar 2022 Peter Herman and Sarah Oliver
  "Grass” Roots: The Regrowth of Hemp Globally? Executive Briefings Mar 2022 Samantha DeCarlo and Marin Weaver
  State-Level Import Penetration [PDF] , [TeX script for accessibility] Staff Publication/Working Paper Mar 2022 David Riker