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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 What's Causing U.S. Semiconductor Equipment Production and Exports to Grow? Executive Briefings Jan 2019 John VerWey
 The Value of U.S. Service Employment in Manufacturing Sectors Journal of International Commerce and Economics Sep 2019 Sarah Oliver
 The Thin Infrared Line: Global Trade in Elements for non-Silicon Solar Cells Journal of International Commerce and Economics Oct 2019 Samuel M. Goodman
 PDF icon The South Korea-Japan Trade Dispute in Context: Semiconductor Manufacturing, Chemicals, and Concentrated Supply Chains Staff Publication/Working Paper Oct 2019 Samuel M. Goodman, Dan Kim and John VerWey
 PDF icon The Health and Competitiveness of the U.S. Semiconductor Manufacturing Equipment Industry Staff Publication/Working Paper Jul 2019 John VerWey
 PDF icon The Automotive Semiconductor Market – Key Determinants of U.S. Firm Competitiveness Executive Briefings May 2019 Amanda Lawrence and John VerWey
 Global Value Chain Analysis: Concepts and Approaches Journal of International Commerce and Economics Apr 2019 Lin Jones, Meryem Demirkaya, Erika Bethmann
 PDF icon From Bean to Bar: Trends and Opportunities in Cocoa Supply Chain Transparency Executive Briefings Jul 2019 Amelia Shister
 PDF icon Firm Level Analysis of Trade Restrictions in the Maritime Port Services Industry Staff Publication/Working Paper Jul 2019 Arthur Chambers and Joann Peterson
 East Asia-Pacific’s Participation in the Global Value Chain for Electronic Products Journal of International Commerce and Economics Mar 2019 Mihir P. Torsekar, John VerWey
 PDF icon Could 3-D Printing Change Global Trade? The Potential Effects of 3-D Printing on Global Supply Chains Executive Briefings Dec 2019 Christine Kobza
 Chinese Semiconductor Industrial Policy: Prospects for Future Success Journal of International Commerce and Economics Aug 2019 John VerWey
 Chinese Semiconductor Industrial Policy: Past and Present Journal of International Commerce and Economics Jul 2019 John VerWey
 PDF icon China’s Move Up the Value Chain Through More Complex Intermediate Exports Executive Briefings Nov 2019 Lin Jones, Meryem Demirkaya, and Erika Bethmann
 PDF icon China’s Growing Role in U.S. Automotive Supply Chains Staff Publication/Working Paper Aug 2019 David Coffin
 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 A Changing of the Guard? Emerging Southeast Asian Suppliers of Medical Technology Executive Briefings Oct 2019 Mihir Torsekar