Rafael Dix-Carneiro

Rafael Dix-Carneiro

Associate Professor of Economics

External Address: 
210A Social Sciences, Box 90097, Durham, NC 27708
Internal Office Address: 
Box 90097, Durham, NC 27708

Professor Dix-Carneiro works on topics related to international trade, labor markets and economic development. 

His research focuses on the labor market adjustment process in response to globalization and trade liberalization, including i) the dynamics of adjustment to trade and ii) the margins of adjustment to trade. Additional research includes how trade-oriented firms respond to exchange rate fluctuations and the impact of economic shocks on crime.

Education

  • Ph.D., Princeton University 2011

Dix-Carneiro, R., and B. K. Kovak. “Margins of labor market adjustment to trade.” Journal of International Economics 117 (March 1, 2019): 125–42. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jinteco.2019.01.005. Full Text

Dix-Carneiro, R., R. R. Soares, and G. Ulyssea. “Economic shocks and crime: Evidence from the Brazilian trade liberalization.” American Economic Journal: Applied Economics 10, no. 4 (October 1, 2018): 158–95. https://doi.org/10.1257/app.20170080. Full Text

Chatterjee, A., D. C. Rafael, and J. Vichyanond. “Multi-product firms and exchange rate fluctuations.” American Economic Journal: Economic Policy 5, no. 2 (May 1, 2013): 77–110. https://doi.org/10.1257/pol.5.2.77. Full Text

Brambilla, I., R. Dix-Carneiro, D. Lederman, and G. Porto. “Skills, exports, and the wages of seven million latin American workers.” World Bank Economic Review 26, no. 1 (December 1, 2012): 34–60. https://doi.org/10.1093/wber/lhr020. Full Text

Barroso, L. A., R. D. Carneiro, S. Granville, M. V. Pereira, and M. H. C. Fampa. “Nash equilibrium in strategic bidding: A binary expansion approach.” Ieee Transactions on Power Systems 21, no. 2 (May 1, 2006): 629–38. https://doi.org/10.1109/TPWRS.2006.873127. Full Text

Pereira, M. V., S. Granville, M. H. C. Fampa, R. Dix, and L. A. Barroso. “Strategic bidding under uncertainty: A binary expansion approach.” Ieee Transactions on Power Systems 20, no. 1 (February 1, 2005): 180–88. https://doi.org/10.1109/TPWRS.2004.840397. Full Text

Dix-Carneiro, R., and B. K. Kovak. “Trade Liberalization and Regional Dynamics.” Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (Erid) Working Paper, August 1, 2016.

Dix-Carneiro, R., and B. K. Kovak. “Trade Liberalization and the Skill Premium: A Local Labor Markets Approach.” American Economic Review, May 2015. https://doi.org/10.1257/aer.p20151052. Full Text

Dix-Carneiro, R. “Trade Liberalization and Labor Market Dynamics,” n.d.

Selected Grants

Collaborative Research: Trade and Informality in the Presence of Labor Market Frictions awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2016 to 2020

The Impact of Labor Market Shocks on Household Financial Outcomes and Migration. awarded by W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research (Principal Investigator). 2016 to 2018

Trade and Informality in The Presence of Labor Market Frictions awarded by W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research (Principal Investigator). 2015 to 2016