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Rafael Dix-Carneiro

Associate Professor of Economics
Economics
Box 90097, Durham, NC 27708
201B Social Sciences, Box 90097, Durham, NC 27708

Selected Publications


Globalization, Trade Imbalances, and Labor Market Adjustment*

Journal Article Q J Econ · January 2, 2023 Featured Publication We argue that modeling trade imbalances is crucial for understanding transitional dynamics in response to globalization shocks. We build and estimate a general equilibrium, multicountry, multisector model of trade with two key ingredients: (i) endogenous t ... Full text Link to item Cite

Globalization, trade imbalances and inequality

Journal Article Journal of Monetary Economics · January 1, 2023 Featured Publication What is the role of trade imbalances for the distributional consequences of globalization? We answer this question through the lens of a quantitative, general equilibrium, multi-country, multi-sector model of trade with four key ingredients: (a) workers wi ... Full text Cite

Understanding Migration Responses to Local Shocks

Journal Article · April 14, 2022 Cite

Trade and Informality in the Presence of Labor Market Frictions and Regulations

Journal Article Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper · January 19, 2021 Cite

Margins of labor market adjustment to trade

Journal Article Journal of International Economics · March 1, 2019 Featured Publication We use both longitudinal administrative data and cross-sectional household survey data to study the margins of labor market adjustment following Brazil's early 1990s trade liberalization. We document how workers and regional labor markets adjust to trade-i ... Full text Cite

Economic shocks and crime: Evidence from the Brazilian trade liberalization

Journal Article American Economic Journal: Applied Economics · October 1, 2018 Featured Publication This paper studies the effect of changes in economic conditions on crime. We exploit the 1990s trade liberalization in Brazil as a natural experiment generating exogenous shocks to local economies. We document that regions exposed to larger tariff reductio ... Full text Cite

Margins of Labor Market Adjustment to Trade

Journal Article Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper · June 2017 Cite

Trade Liberalization and Regional Dynamics

Journal Article USC-INET Research Paper · February 1, 2017 Cite

Trade Liberalization and Regional Dynamics

Other Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper · August 1, 2016 Cite

Multi-product firms and exchange rate fluctuations

Journal Article American Economic Journal: Economic Policy · May 1, 2013 This paper studies the effect of exchange rate shocks on export behavior of multi-product firms. We provide a theoretical framework illustrating how firms adjust their prices, quantities, product scope, and sales distribution across products in the event o ... Full text Cite

Skills, exports, and the wages of seven million latin American workers

Journal Article World Bank Economic Review · January 1, 2012 The returns to schooling and the skill premium are key parameters in various fields and policy debates, including the literatures on globalization and inequality, international migration, and technological change. This paper explores the skill premium and ... Full text Cite

Nash equilibrium in strategic bidding: A binary expansion approach

Journal Article IEEE Transactions on Power Systems · May 1, 2006 This paper presents a mixed integer linear programming solution approach for the equilibrium problem with equilibrium constraints (EPEC) problem of finding the Nash equilibrium (NE) in strategic bidding in short-term electricity markets. A binary expansion ... Full text Cite

Strategic bidding under uncertainty: A binary expansion approach

Journal Article IEEE Transactions on Power Systems · February 1, 2005 This work presents a binary expansion (BE) solution approach to the problem of strategic bidding under uncertainty in short-term electricity markets. The BE scheme is used to transform the products of variables in the nonlinear bidding problem into a mixed ... Full text Cite

Trade Liberalization and Labor Market Dynamics

Other This paper studies trade-induced transitional dynamics by estimating a structural dynamic equilibrium model of the labor market. The model features a multi-sector economy with overlapping generations, heterogeneous workers, endogenous accumulation of secto ... Cite