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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
 The Rising Role of Re-exporting Hubs in Global Value Chains Journal of International Commerce and Economics Apr 2020 Lin Jones, Christine Kobza, Finian Lowery, Caroline Peters
 PDF icon A Comprehensive Comparison of Rules of Origin in U.S. Trade Agreements Staff Publication/Working Paper May 2020 William Powers, Ricky Ubee
 PDF icon Global Value Chains: Cobalt in Lithium-ion Batteries for Electric Vehicles Staff Publication/Working Paper May 2020 Daniel Matthews
 PDF icon Lithium-Ion Battery Materials for Electric Vehicles and their Global Value Chains Staff Publication/Working Paper Jun 2020 Sarah Scott, Robert Ireland
 PDF icon Global Value Chains: Lithium in Lithium-ion Batteries for Electric Vehicles Staff Publication/Working Paper Jul 2020 Gregory M. LaRocca
 PDF icon Is China In a High-Tech, Low-Productivity Trap? [PDF] Staff Publication/Working Paper Jul 2020 Alexander Hammer, Shahid Yusuf
 PDF icon Rare Earth Elements Supply Chains, Part 1: An Update on Global Production and Trade Executive Briefings Dec 2020 Kelsi Van Veen and Alex Melton