Working Papers:



  PDF"What If? Tinkering with the Counterfactual A Comment on US-Washing Machines (Article 22.6-US)", (2020) EUI Working Papers, RSCAS 2020/40. (joint with Edward Balistreri and Petros Mavroidis)

  PDF"The Long-Term Financial Impacts of the Decision to Pursue a Neurosurgical Career", mimeo (2019) (joint with Ian A. Eisenberg and Shabbar F. Danish).

 

Recent Publications:



  PDF"Indonesia – Safeguard on Certain Iron or Steel Products: If it looks like a duck, swims like a duck, and quacks like a duck, then it is not a duck", (2020) World Trade Review, 19:4, 152–163. (joint with Edwin Vermulst)

  PDFDumping and Antidumping Trade Protection, (joint with Bruce B. Blonigen), Edward Elgar Publishing, 2019.

  PDF"United States – Certain Methodologies and Their Application to Anti-Dumping Proceedings Involving China: Hitting Nails in the Coffin of Unfair Dumping Margin Calculation Methodologies", (2019) World Trade Review, 18:2, 287-307. (joint with Edwin Vermulst)

  PDF"Zeroing in on Targeted Dumping: Did the AB Hit the Mark in US–Washing Machines?", World Trade Review, 17:2, 239-64 (2018). (joint with Petros C. Mavroidis)

  PDF"NMEs and The Double Remedy Problem", (2017) World Trade Review, 16:4, 619-34.

  PDF"The Hazardous Effects of Antidumping," (joint with Tibor Besedes) Economic Inquiry. 55(1) 2017, 9-30. (Lead article).

  PDF"Ask for the Moon, Settle for the Stars: What is a Reasonable Period to Comply with WTO Awards?" (2017) World Trade Review, 16:2, 395-425. (joint with Petros C. Mavroidis, Niall Meagher, and Tatiana Yanguas)
     • "Ask for the Moon, Settle for the Stars --- Supplemental Appendix Table" (Excel format)

  PDF"Antidumping Provisions in Preferential Trade Agreements" in Jagdish N. Bhagwati, Pravin Krishna, and Arvind Panagariya (eds.), The World Trade System, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2016, 117-48 (Chapter 5).

  PDF"Are the Unfair Trade Laws Fair?", Harvard Economics Review, Fall 2016, 27-30.

  PDF"Dumping and Antidumping Duties" (joint with Bruce A. Blonigen) 2015, in Kyle W. Bagwell and Robert W. Staiger (eds.), Handbook of Commercial Policy, Volume 1B. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier, North Holland, 2016, 107-59 (Chapter 3).

  PDF"China – Autos: Haven't We Danced This Dance Before?" (joint with Andrew Mitchell) World Trade Review, 15(2) 2016, 303-25.



Publications:

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1.    Prusa, Thomas J., “An incentive compatible approach to the transfer pricing problem.” Journal of International Economics 28(1/2) 1990: 155-172.

2.    Prusa, Thomas J., “An economic history and analysis of Section 337.” Technology, Trade, and World Competition: Protecting Intellectual Property with Trade Sanctions, (JEIDA, Washington, D.C., 1990).

3.    Prusa, Thomas J. and James A. Schmitz, Jr., “Are new firms an important source of innovation?” Economic Letters 35(3) 1991: 339-342. 

4.    Prusa, Thomas J., “The selection of antidumping cases for ITC determination.” in Robert E. Baldwin (ed.), Empirical Studies of Commercial Policy. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1991: 47-74.

5.    Prusa, Thomas J., “Why are so many antidumping petitions withdrawn?” Journal of International Economics 33(1/2) 1992: 1-20. (Lead article)

6.    Donnenfeld, Shabtai and Thomas J. Prusa, “Commercial policy towards multinational corporations under imperfect information.” Review of International Economics 1(2) 1993: 164-179.  (Winner of Award for Outstanding International Economics Article)

7.    Hansen, Wendy L. and Thomas J. Prusa, “Does administrative protection protect? A reexamination of the U.S. Title VII and escape clause statutes.” Regulation 16(1) 1993: 35-43.

8.    Aoki, Reiko and Thomas J. Prusa, “International standards for intellectual property protection and R&D incentives.” Journal of International Economics 35(3/4) 1993: 251-273.

9.    Prusa, Thomas J., “Pricing behavior in the presence of antidumping law.” Journal of Economic Integration 9(2) 1994: 260-289.

10.  Prusa, Thomas J. and James A. Schmitz, Jr., “Can companies maintain their initial innovative thrust?: A study of the PC software industry.” Review of Economics and Statistics 76(3) 1994: 523-540.

11.  Hansen, Wendy L. and Thomas J. Prusa, “The road most taken: The rise of Title VII protection.” The World Economy 18(2) 1995: 295-313. 

12.  Donnenfeld, Shabtai and Thomas J. Prusa, “Monitoring and coordination in MNCs: Implications for transfer pricing and intra-firm trade.” Journal of Economic Integration 10(2) 1995: 230-255.

13.  Prusa, Thomas J., “An overview of the impact of U.S. unfair trade laws.” in Rafael Fernandez De Castro, William B.P. Robson, and S. Dahlia Stein (eds.), Trading Punches: Trade Disputes and Their Resolution Under NAFTA. Washington, D.C.: National Planning Association, 1996: 183-205.

14.  Hansen, Wendy L. and Thomas J. Prusa, “Cumulation and ITC decision-making: The sum of the parts is greater than the whole.” Economic Inquiry 34(4) 1996: 746-769.  (Winner of Award for Best Article)

15.  Aoki, Reiko and Thomas J. Prusa, “Product development and the timing of information disclosure under U.S. and Japanese patent systems.” Journal of the Japanese and International Economies 10(3) 1996: 233-249.

16.  Aoki, Reiko and Thomas J. Prusa, “Sequential versus simultaneous choice with endogenous quality.” International Journal of Industrial Organization 15(1) 1997: 103-122.

17.  Hansen, Wendy L. and Thomas J. Prusa, “The role of the median voter in U.S. trade policy: A historical analysis.” Economic Inquiry 35(1) 1997: 97-107.

18.  Prusa, Thomas J., “The trade effects of U.S. antidumping actions,” in Robert C. Feenstra (ed.), Effects of U.S. Trade Protection and Promotion Policies. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1997: 191-214.

19.  Hansen, Wendy L. and Thomas J. Prusa, “Economics and politics: An empirical analysis of ITC decision-making.” Review of International Economics 5(2) 1997: 230-245.

20.  Prusa, Thomas J., “Cumulation and antidumping: A challenge to competition.” The World Economy 21(8) 1998: 1021-1033.

21.  Koley, Dobrin R. and Thomas J. Prusa, “Tariff policy for a monopolist in a signaling game.” Journal of International Economics 49(1) 1999: 51-76.

22.  Koley, Dobrin R. and Thomas J. Prusa, “Dumping and Double Crossing: The Ineffectiveness Of Cost-Based Trade Policy Under Incomplete Information.” International Economic Review 43(3) 2002: 895-918.

23.  Prusa, Thomas J., “On the Spread and Impact of Antidumping,” Canadian Journal of Economics 34(3) August 2001: 591-611. (Lead article)

24.  Prusa, Thomas J. and David Sharp, “A simultaneous equations approach to antidumping injury investigations.” Journal of Forensic Economics 14(1) 2001: 63-78.

25.  Prusa, Thomas J. and Susan Skeath, “The Economic and Strategic Motives for Antidumping Filings.” Weltwirtschaftliches Archive 138(3) 2002: 389-413.

26.  Fischer, Ronald, and Thomas J. Prusa, “WTO Exceptions as insurance.” Review of International Economics 11(5) 2003: 745-757. (Lead article)

27.  Blonigen, Bruce and Thomas J. Prusa, “Antidumping.” in E. Kwan Choi and James Harrigan (eds.), Handbook of International Economics. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2003: 251-284.

28.  Durling, James P. and Thomas J. Prusa, “Using Safeguard Protection to Raise Domestic Rivals' Costs.” Japan and the World Economy 15(1) 2003: 47-68.

29.  Blonigen, Bruce and Thomas J. Prusa, “The Cost of Antidumping: The Devil is in the Details.” Journal of Policy Reform 6(4) December 2003: 233-245.

30.  Knetter, Michael M. and Thomas J. Prusa, “Macroeconomic factors and antidumping filings.” Journal of International Economics 61(1) 2003: 1-18. (Lead article)

31.  Prusa, Thomas J. and Susan Skeath, “Modern Commercial Policy: Managed Trade or Retaliation?” in E. Kwan Choi and James Hartigan (eds.), Handbook of International Trade, Volume II: Economic and Legal Analyses of Trade Policy and Institutions. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2004: 358-382.

32.  Prusa, Thomas J., “The Growing Problem of Antidumping Protection.” in Takatoshi Ito and Andrew K. Rose (eds.), International Trade in East Asia, NBER-EASE Volume 14.  Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2005: 329-359.

33.  Prusa, Thomas J., “Antidumping: A Growing Problem in International Trade.” The World Economy 28(5) May 2005: 683-700.

34.  Prusa, Thomas J., “East Asia's antidumping problem.” The World Economy 29(6) June 2006: 743-761.

35.  Durling, James P. and Thomas J. Prusa, “The Trade Effects Associated with an Antidumping Epidemic: The Hot-Rolled Steel Market, 1996-2001.” European Journal of Political Economy (special issue on antidumping) 22(3) September 2006: 675-695.

36.  Besedes, Tibor and Thomas J. Prusa, “Ins, Outs, and the Duration of Trade.” Canadian Journal of Economics 39(1) 2006: 266-295.

37.  Besedes, Tibor and Thomas J. Prusa, “Product Differentiation and Duration of U.S. Import Trade?” Journal of International Economics 70(2) December 2006: 339-358. (Lead article)

38.  Chu, Tianshu and Thomas J. Prusa, “The Reasons for and the Impact of Antidumping Protection: The Case of People’s Republic of China.” in Philippa Dee and Michael Ferrantino (eds.), Quantitative Methods for Assessing the Effects of Non-tariff Measures and Trade Facilitation. Singapore: World Scientific Ltd. for APEC, 2005: 411-433.

39.  Blonigan, Bruce and Thomas J. Prusa, “Antidumping.” in Steven N. Durlauf and Lawrence E. Blume (eds.), New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics 2nd Edition. Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.

40.  Budetta, Michella, Thomas J. Prusa, and Robert Teh “Trade remedy provisions in regional trade agreements.” in Antoni Estevadeordal, Kati Suominen, and Robert Teh (eds.) Regional Rules in the Global Trading System. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009: 166-249.  

41.  Prusa, Thomas J. and Edwin Vermulst, “A One-Two Punch on Zeroing: U.S. – Zeroing (EC) and U.S. – Zeroing (Japan).”World Trade Review 8(1) January 2009: 187-241.

42.  Prusa, Thomas J. and Edwin Vermulst, “Guilt by Association: U.S. – Measures Relating to Shrimp from Thailand and U.S. – Customs Bond Directive for Merchandise Subject to Anti-Dumping/Countervailing Duties.” World Trade Review 9(1) January 2010: 59–84.

43.  Besedes, Tibor and Thomas J. Prusa, “The duration of trade relationships.” in Bernard Hoekman and Guido Porto (eds.), The Cost of Adjustments to Trade Reform. Washington, DC: The World Bank, 2010: 265-282.

44.  Prusa, Thomas J. and Edwin Vermulst, “United States – Continued existence and application of zeroing methodology: The end of zeroing?” World Trade Review 10(1) 2011: 45-61.

45.  Bown, Chad P. and Thomas J. Prusa, “U.S. Antidumping: Much Ado about Zeroing.” in Will Martin and Aaditya Mattoo (eds.), Unfinished Business? The WTO’s Doha Agenda. Washington, DC: The World Bank, 2011: 355-392.

46.  Besedes, Tibor and Thomas J. Prusa, “The Role of Extensive and Intensive Margins and Export Growth.” Journal of Development Economics 96(2) 2011: 371-379.

47.  Prusa, Thomas J. and Robert Teh, “Protection Reduction and Diversion: PTAs and the Incidence of Antidumping Disputes.” NBER working paper 16276 (August 2010).  

48.  Prusa, Thomas J. and Robert Teh, “Contingent Protection Rules in Regional Trade Agreements.” in Kyle W. Bagwell and Petros C. Mavroidis (eds.), Preferential Trade Agreements. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011: 60-114.

49.  Prusa, Thomas J., “Trade remedy provisions.” in Jean-Pierre Chauffour and Jean-Christophe Maur (eds.), Preferential Trade Agreement Policies for Development. Washington, DC: The World Bank, 2011:179-196.

50.  Li, Yue and Thomas J. Prusa, “Trade Liberalization, Tariff Overhang and Antidumping Filings in Developing Countries.” working paper, 2011.

51.  Prusa, Thomas J., “United States: Evolving Trends in Temporary Trade Barriers.” in Chad P. Bown (ed.), The Great Recession and Import Protection: The Role of Temporary Trade Barriers. Washington, DC: The World Bank, 2011: 53-83.

52.  Prusa, Thomas J. and Edwin Vermulst, “United States – Antidumping Measures on Polyethylene Retail Carrier Bags from Thailand: A Cat in the Bag.” World Trade Review 11(2) 2012: 257-271.

53.  Prusa, Thomas J. and Edwin Vermulst, “United States – Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duties on Certain Products from China: Passing the Buck on Pass-Through.” World Trade Review 12(2) 2013: 197-234.

54.  Rubini, Luca and Thomas J. Prusa, “United States – Use of Zeroing in Anti-Dumping Measures involving Products from Korea: It’s déjà vu all over again.” World Trade Review 12(2) 2013: 409-425.

55.  Durling, James P. and Thomas J. Prusa, “The Problem of Double Remedies in International Trade Disputes and the Economics of Pass-Through.” Tulane Journal of International and Comparative Law 21(2) 2013: 513-544.

56.  Prusa, Thomas J. and Edwin Vermulst, “China – Countervailing and Anti-dumping Duties on Grain Oriented Flat-rolled Electrical Steel from the United States: Exporting US AD/CVD Methodologies through WTO Dispute Settlement?World Trade Review 13(2) 2014: 229-266.

57.  Besedes, Tibor and Thomas J. Prusa, “The Hazardous Effects of Antidumping,” Economic Inquiry. 55(1) 2017, 9-30.  (Lead article).

58.  Prusa, Thomas J. and Edwin Vermulst, “China – Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duty Measures on Broiler Products from the United States: How the chickens came home to roost.” World Trade Review 14(2) 2015: 287-335.

59.  Mitchell, Andrew D. and Thomas J. Prusa, (2016). China–Autos: Haven't We Danced This Dance Before?” World Trade Review, 15:2, 303-25.

60.  Blonigen, Bruce and Thomas J. Prusa, “Dumping and Antidumping Duties” in Kyle W. Bagwell and Robert W. Staiger (eds.), Handbook of Commercial Policy, Volume 1B. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier, North Holland, 2016, 107-59 (Chapter 3).

61.  Prusa, Thomas J. “Antidumping Provisions in Preferential Trade Agreements”, in Jagdish N. Bhagwati, Pravin Krishna, and Arvind Panagariya (eds.), The World Trade System, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2016, 117-48 (Chapter 5).

62.  Mavroidis Petros C., Niall Meagher, Thomas J. Prusa, and Tatiana Yanguas, “Ask for the Moon, Settle for the Stars: What is a Reasonable Period to Comply with WTO Awards?” (2017) World Trade Review, 16:2, 395-425.

          • "Ask for the Moon, Settle for the Stars ---
              Supplemental Appendix Table"
(Excel format)

65.  Mavroidis Petros C. and Thomas J. Prusa, (2018) “Zeroing in on Targeted Dumping: Did the AB Hit the Mark in US–Washing Machines?”, World Trade Review, 17:2, 239-64.

66.  Prusa, Thomas J. and Edwin Vermulst, (2019) “United States – Certain Methodologies and Their Application to Anti-Dumping Proceedings Involving China: Hitting Nails in the Coffin of Unfair Dumping Margin Calculation Methodologies.” World Trade Review, 18: 2, 287–307.

67.  Eisenberg, Ian A., Thomas J. Prusa, and Shabbar F. Danish, “The Long-Term Financial Impacts of the Decision to Pursue a Neurosurgical Career,” mimeo.

68.  Prusa, Thomas J. and Edwin Vermulst, (2020) “Indonesia – Safeguard on Certain Iron or Steel Products,” World Trade Review, 19:2, 1-12.

63.  Prusa, Thomas J., “NMEs and the Double Remedies Problem,” (2017) World Trade Review, 16:4, 619-34.

64.  Prusa, Thomas J., “Are the Unfair Trade Laws Fair?”, Harvard Economics Review, Fall 2016, 27-30.

65.  Mavroidis Petros C. and Thomas J. Prusa, (2018) “Zeroing in on Targeted Dumping: Did the AB Hit the Mark in US–Washing Machines?”, World Trade Review, 17:2, 239-64.

66.  Prusa, Thomas J. and Edwin Vermulst, (2019) “United States – Certain Methodologies and Their Application to Anti-Dumping Proceedings Involving China: Hitting Nails in the Coffin of Unfair Dumping Margin Calculation Methodologies.” World Trade Review, 18: 2, 287–307.

67.  Eisenberg, Ian A., Thomas J. Prusa, and Shabbar F. Danish, “The Long-Term Financial Impacts of the Decision to Pursue a Neurosurgical Career,” mimeo.

68.  Prusa, Thomas J. and Edwin Vermulst, (2020) “Indonesia – Safeguard on Certain Iron or Steel Products,” World Trade Review, 19:2, 152-163.





Books:


1.    Prusa, Thomas J., International Trade Policies, Incentives, and Firm Behavior. New York: Garland Publishing Inc., 1990.

2.    Blonigen, Bruce B. and Thomas J. Prusa, Dumping and Antidumping Trade Protection, Edward Elgar Publishing, 2019.





Other Publications:


1.    Prusa, Thomas J., Review of P.K.M. Tharakan, ed., “Policy Implications of Antidumping Measures (North-Holland, Amsterdam, 1991) pp. xxii + 292, in Journal of International Economics 32 (1/2) 1992: 198-200.

2.    Hansen, Wendy and Thomas J. Prusa, Response to T. Stewart’s comments on “Does administrative protection protect?” in Regulation 16(2) 1993, 3-5.

3.    Prusa, Thomas J., Review of Gary Clyde Hufbauer and Kimberly Ann Elliott, Measuring the Costs of Protection in the United States. Washington D.C.: Institute of International Economics, in European Journal of Political Economy 10(3) 1994: 609-612.

4.    Prusa, Thomas J., Book review of Jagdish N. Bhagwati, Arvind Panagariya, and T. N. Srinivasan , Lectures in International Trade, 2nd edition. Cambridge: The MIT Press, 1998 in Comparative Economic Studies 40(4) Winter 1998: 113-114.

5.    Prusa, Thomas J., Book review of Alan V. Deardorff and Robert M. Stern, Measurement of Nontariff Barriers. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1998 in Journal of International Economics 55(1) 2001: 239-242.

6.    Prusa, Thomas J., Comments on Takatoshi Ito and Andrew K. Rose (eds.) “International R&D deployment and Locational advantage: A case study of Taiwan.” International Trade in East Asia, NBER-EASE, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2005: 81-106 in International Trade in East Asia, NBER-EASE, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2005: 107-108.

7.    Prusa, Thomas J., Review of World Trade Organization Trade Policy Review – The United States 2004, World Trade Organization. Geneva, Switzerland: WTO Publications, in The World Economy 28(9) 2005: 1263-1275. 

8.    Prusa, Thomas J., Comments on Joseph F. Francois and David Palmeter, “US – Countervailing Duty Investigation of DRAMS.” World Trade Review 7(1) 2008: 219-229 in World Trade Review 7(1) 2008: 231-234.

9.    Prusa, Thomas J., Book review of Gary Hufbauer, Jeffrey Schott, Kimberly Elliott and Barbara Oegg, Economic Sanctions Reconsidered (3rd edition). Washington, D.C.: Peterson Institute for International Economics, 2007, in Journal of International Economics 76(1) September 2008: 135-137.

10.  Prusa, Thomas J., Book review of Daniel Cohen, Globalization and Its Enemies. Cambridge: The MIT Press, 2006, in Journal of Economic Literature 48(3) September 2008: 725-726.

11.  Prusa, Thomas J., Book review of Philip Bentley and Aubrey Silberston, Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Action: Limits Imposed by Economic and Legal Theory. Cheltenham, Edward Elgar Publishing, 2007, in Journal of Economic Literature 46(4) December 2008: 992-994.

12.  Prusa, Thomas J., Comments on Chad P. Bown “China’s WTO Entry: Antidumping, Safeguards, and Dispute Settlement.” forthcoming China's Growing Role in World Trade, Robert C. Feenstra and Shang-Jin Wei (eds.). Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2009.

13.  Prusa, Thomas J., Comments on Terence P. Stewart and Amy S. Dwyer “Antidumping: Overview of the Agreement,” in Law and Economics of Contingent Protection in International Trade, Kyle W. Bagwell, George A. Bermann, Petros C. Mavroidis (eds.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009: 257-263.

14.  Prusa, Thomas J., Comments on Claudio Dordi “The Appellate Body interpretation of ‘sunset reviews’ provisions of AD and CVM agreements: A critical analysis,” in Contingent Protection in the WTO: A Law and Economics Analysis, Kyle W. Bagwell, George A. Bermann, Petros C. Mavroidis (eds.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009: 328-333.

15.  Prusa, Thomas J., Review of World Trade Report 2009: Trade Policy Commitments and Contingent Protection, World Trade Organization Geneva, Switzerland: WTO Publications, 2009, in World Trade Review 9(4) 2010: 679 -682.

16.  Prusa, Thomas J. and Robert Teh, VoxEU commentary, “Tilting the playing field: FTAs and the changing pattern of protection,” 15 September 2010.

17.  Moore, Michael and Thomas J. Prusa, VoxEU commentary, “Straight out of Mad Men: U.S. markets import protection as export promotion,” 8 November 2010. Longer version can be found here.

18.  Prusa, Thomas J., Book review of Keith E. Maskus, Private Rights and Public Problems: The Global Economics of Intellectual Property in the 21st Century. Washington, D.C.: Peterson Institute for International Economics, 2012, in Journal of International Economics 90(2) 2013: 425-426.

19.  Prusa, Thomas J., “The Contribution of the Japanese-Branded Automotive Industry to the United States Economy,” 2012, working paper.


          • PDF"2012 Update," October 2013, working paper.
          • PDF"2013 Update," August 2014, working paper.
          • PDF"2014 Update (revised)," December, 2015, working paper.
          • PDF"2015 Update," July, 2016, working paper.
          • PDF"2017 Update," February, 2019, working paper.
          • PDF"2018 Update," May, 2019, working paper.

20.  Prusa, Thomas J., “The WTO at 20: An Economist’s Perspective,” Journal of International Trade Law and Policy, 14(3) 2015, 126-28.

21.  Prusa, Thomas J., Book review of Lili Yan Ing and Miaojie Yu (eds.) World Trade Evolution: Growth, Productivity, and Employment. United Kingdom: Rutledge, 2019, in The Economic Record 2020 (forthcoming).











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