Linda’s testimony and publications include:
Testimony on the Distributional Effects of Goods and Services Trade and Trade Policy on U.S. Workers, before the United States International Trade Commission, April 19, 2022.
Testimony on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, before the United States International Trade Commission, November 15, 2018.
Testimony on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, before the United States International Trade Commission, January 15, 2016.
“Creating Coalitions of Services Industries,” International Trade Centre, 2014.
Contributor to International Trade in Services: New Trends and Opportunities for Developing Countries, World Bank, 2010.
“Africa Harnessing a Broadband Boom” I Ways Journal of E-Government Policy and Regulation 32 (2009) 219-227.
“Transatlantic Regulatory Cooperation in Services: Can It Help the Developing World?” German Marshall Fund of the United States, Washington DC, 2007.
"Barbados: Telecommunications Liberalization" chapter in Managing the Challenges of WTO Participation: 45 Case Studies. Cambridge Univ. Press, 2005.
Linda Schmid provides trade advisory services to multilateral institutions, donors, non-profit organizations, and trade associations in the form of research reports, proposals, policy briefs, training modules, instructional presentations, and market analysis.
Linda has over 20 years of project management experience and is a specialist in trade and investment. Her recent work includes international trade and export research, evaluation of U.S. tariff waivers, support to gender integration trade policy for the World Bank, as well as testimony before the U.S. International Trade Commission.
Ms. Schmid has served as a trade and development adviser in Jerusalem for USAID, Geneva for the International Trade Centre UNCTAD/WTO, and the Caribbean for USAID. Linda began her career in trade advocacy at the U.S. Coalition of Services Industries concentrating on data privacy and electronic commerce. She served as an Intern for the Honorable Senator Sarbanes of Maryland. Ms. Schmid holds a graduate degree in International Management from the University of Maryland Global Campus and a B.A. in Government from the University of Maryland.