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Robert A. Rogowsky


US International Trade Commission

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Biography

Robert A. Rogowsky is a Research Fellow at The Independent Institute and Director of Operations for the U.S. International Trade Commission. He received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Virginia (1982). From 1995 to 1999 he served as Chief Economist and Acting Director of the Office of Economics. As Director of Operations for the U.S. International Trade Commission, he manages a staff of 240 responsible for antidumping and countervailing duty investigations; research, technical expertise and trade policy assistance provided to the U.S. Trade Representative and Congress; and maintenance of the Harmonized Tariff System.

Dr. Rogowsky is also Adjunct Professor of International Trade at George Mason University's School of Public Policy, where he was awarded that School's Teacher of the Year (2000), and at the American University, School of International Service. Dr. Rogowsky also has served as Director of the Office of Industries of the USITC and as executive assistant to the Chairman. Prior to that he served as the Deputy Director, Bureau of Consumer Protection of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Acting Executive Director to the Consumer Product Safety Commission and Advisor to Commissioners at that Commission. Dr. Rogowsky served as an antitrust research and litigation economist at the Bureau of Economics of the FTC. He has written widely on international trade, competition policy and regulation, including Trade Liberalization: Fears and Facts, with Linda Linkins and Karl Tsuji, Relevant Markets in Antitrust, edited with Kenneth Elzinga, and The Political Economy of Deregulation, edited with Bruce Yandle

Selected publications

Trade Liberalization Despite Doha's Delay,@ Virginia Lawyer, December 2007

American Trade Policy and Labour,@ Journal of International Commerce and Economics, with Eric
Chyn, July 2007

A Dynamic Model of U.S. Sugar-Related Markets: A Cointegrated Vector Autoregression Approach.@
Journal of Food Distribution Research , July 2006; with Babula, Ronald A., and Douglas Newman.

Exploitation and Analysis of Cointegration Properties of a Quarterly System of U.S. Wheat-Related
Product Markets.@ Journal of International Agricultural Trade and Development, Vol. 2, No. 2, 2006,
with Babula, Ronald A, and Robert F.J. Romain.

Exploiting the cointegration properties of the US soy-based market system.@ Food Economics Vol. 3,
2006; with Babula, Ronald and David Bessler.

WTO Disputes: Building International Law on Safeguards,@ VA State Bar Jour., June/July, 2001
Trade Liberalization: Fears and Fact, Center for Strategic and International Studies (with Linda Linkins and Karl Tsuji), 2001.

Converging Competition Policies in the Transatlantic Marketplace,@ The Future of the Atlantic
Community, Doug Eden, ed. (London: Middlesex Press, 1997).

"'Industrial Policy' in the United States," The Market Systems of Three Economies: The United States,
Japan and Europe, (Washington, DC: Center for Strategic and International Studies, 1997).

"The Scope, Implications and Economic Rationale for a Competition-Oriented Approach to Multilateral
Trade Negotiations", with Geza Feketekuty, The World Economy, Fall, 1996.

The Benefits of Regulatory Reform,@ Regulatory Reform and International Market Openness, OECD
Proceedings, Paris, 1996.

"Trade Liberalization and Economic Reform in Korea: General Equilibrium Estimates," Korea=s Turn to
Globalization, Yeomin Yoon and R. McGee, eds. (Seton Hall, 1996); published in revised form in
Korea=s Economy, 1996, (Washington, DC, KEIA, 1996)

Economic Effects of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders and Suspension Agreements, (ITC:
Washington, DC, 1995) project director Product Liability Rules in OECD Countries, (OECD, Paris, 1995)

"Sub Rosa Regulation: The Iceberg Below the Surface," Regulation and the Reagan Years, R. Meiners
and B. Yandle, eds. (Holmes & Meier, New York, 1989)

"Consumer Protection under the Reagan Administration," with Wm. C. MacLeod, Regulation and the
Reagan Years, R. Meiners and B. Yandle, eds. (Holmes & Meier, New York, 1989)

"The Pyrrhic Victories of Section 7: A Political Economy Approach," in The Federal Trade Commission:
The Political Economy of Regulation, Mackay, Miller and Yandle, eds. (Stanford University: Hoover
Press, 1987)

"Settlement vs. Litigation in Antitrust Enforcement," with James Langenfeld, in The Federal Trade
Commission: The Political Economy of Regulation, Mackay, Miller and Yandle, eds. (Stanford
University: Hoover Press, 1987)

"The Economic Effectiveness of Section 7 Relief," Antitrust Bulletin, Vol 31 (Spring 1986)
The Political Economy of Deregulation, edited with Bruce Yandle, (Washington, DC: Federal Trade
Commission, 1986)

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