Mr. Szamosszegi specializes in international economics and trade policy. He has consulted U.S. and international clients on a wide array of topics, ranging from the impact of trade liberalization and currency valuation issues to technical aspects of antidumping and countervailing duty margins. Mr. Szamosszegi has special expertise in pricing and import injury analysis in the context of safeguards and Title VII investigations. His consulting work has covered a variety of sectors such as metals (steel and magnesium), agricultural commodities (wheat and coffee), consumer goods (rum), and industrial products (ball bearings and pedestal actuators). Mr. Szamosszegi has appeared as a witness at hearings before the U.S. International Trade Commission, the Department of Commerce, the Trade Policy Staff Committee, and other government bodies. Prior to entering the field of consulting Mr. Szamosszegi was a researcher at the Economic Strategy Institute, where he focused on trade, direct investment, and the competitiveness of U.S. industries.
M.A. in Pacific International Affairs from the University of California, San Diego (1993).
A.B. from Harvard University (Cum Laude, 1988).
Symposium of Views— Can China Become the World’s Engine for Growth?” International Economy (Winter 2010) 24.
Symposium of Views—Collapse in World Trade.” International Economy (Spring 2009) 34.
Symposium of Views—Should NAFTA be Revisited?” International Economy (Summer 2008) 32.
“ASEAN-EU FTA Benefits Thailand.” With Edmund Sim. Bangkok Post (September 14, 2007).
“Symposium of Views — Will Environmentalism Become the New Protectionism.” International Economy (Summer 2007) 48.
“Short-Term Trends in the U.S. Steel Industry.” Inside Supply Management (October 2002), 28. With Richard Shin.
“Market’s Message is Fundamental.” The San Diego Union Tribune (April 23, 2000).
“The Next President Faces Tough Trade Issues.” Buffalo News (February 27, 2000).
“It’s Time to Think Small on Global Trade.” The San Diego Union Tribune (January 14, 2000).
Cross-Border Cartels and the Steel Trade: The Impacts of the Europe Japan Club. Washington, DC: Economic Strategy Institute, 2000.
Exports by Small Businesses: Performance Issues and Policy Options. Washington, DC: Economic Strategy Institute, November 1999.
“An IMF Success Story.” The Journal of Commerce (April 15, 1999).
A Cure for Japan’s Sick Banks. With Hiro Ito. Washington, DC: Economic Strategy Institute, June 1998.
“How Asia Went from Boom to Gloom.” The World & I (May 1998), 52-59.
“Can China Avoid the Asian Disease?” With Greg Mastel. The International Economy (March/April 1998), 46-49.
“Rocky Path to Korea’s Reform.” The Journal of Commerce (August 15, 1997).
Korea’s Economic Dilemma. Washington, DC: Economic Strategy Institute, June 1997. With Clyde V. Prestowitz, Jr.
“China’s Growing Trade Imbalance.” The International Economy (May/June 1997), 58,59, 71.With Greg Mastel.
“China’s Growing Trade Surplus: Why It Matters.” The Washington Quarterly (Spring 1997), 203-212. With Greg Mastel.
“Free Trade at Its Best.” The Journal of Commerce (September 6, 1996). With Greg Mastel.
“The Case for a Transatlantic Free Trade Area.” Bruce Stokes, ed., Open for Business – Creating a Transatlantic Marketplace. New York: Council on Foreign Relations, 1996. With Clyde V. Prestowitz, Jr. and Lawrence Chimerine.
The U.S.-Canada FTA: A Good Deal, A Good Model. Washington, DC: Economic Strategy Institute, November 1995. With Greg Mastel.
“U.S. Trade and the Graying of Japan.” The World & I (May 1995), 70-75. With Alan Tonelson.