Tamer authored more than several dozen books and some 200 refereed journal articles. His work is among the most cited contributions in international business. Various reviews have listed him as one of the most influential and prolific authors in international management. Google Scholar indicates over 42,000 citations as of early 2020 (h- index of 87). Google Scholar lists him among the top 5 scholars in the world in international business, international marketing, emerging markets, and export marketing.