John T. Dalton
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Curriculum Vitae (pdf)

Updated:  August 2022

Contact Information

Email:  daltonjt [at] wfu.edu

URL:  http://www.wfu.edu/~daltonjt

Major Fields of Concentration

International Trade, Growth and Development, Macroeconomics, Economic History

Education

Ph.D., Economics, University of Minnesota, 2010

M.A., Economics, University of Minnesota, 2007

B.A., International Studies and German Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2003

Other Education    

Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, Vienna, Austria, 2003-2004

University of Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany, 2000-2001

Dissertation

Title:  “Essays on International Trade”
Dissertation Advisors:  Professor Timothy J. Kehoe and Professor Fabrizio Perri

Employment

Associate Chair, Department of Economics, Wake Forest University, 2022-Present

Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Wake Forest University, 2016-Present

Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Wake Forest University, 2010-2016

Honors, Awards, and Grants

Research Affiliate, Center for the Study of Capitalism, Wake Forest University, 2021

URECA Faculty Award for Excellence in Mentorship in Research and Creative Work in the Sciences and Social Sciences, Wake Forest University, 2021

Hayek Fund for Scholars, Institute for Humane Studies, 2020

Delta Delta Delta Apple Pie Professor, Wake Forest University, 2018

Economics Reading Group Grant, Eudaimonia Institute, Wake Forest University, 2018-2019

F.M. Kirby Family Faculty Fellowship, Wake Forest University, 2017-2020

Pilot Research Grant, Wake Forest University, 2017

Delta Delta Delta Apple Pie Professor, Wake Forest University, 2016

Hayek Fund for Scholars, Institute for Humane Studies, 2014

BB&T Scholar Summer Research Grant, BB&T Center for the Study of Capitalism, Wake Forest University, 2013

Teaching Development Fund, Wake Forest University, 2012

Economics Reading Group Grant, BB&T Center for the Study of Capitalism, Wake Forest University, 2012

Dingledine Faculty Fund for the Support of International Activities, Wake Forest University, 2012

Funds for International Scholars in Spring 2012, Wake Forest University, 2012

Faculty Teaching Initiative Fund, Wake Forest University, 2011

Funds for International Scholars in Spring 2011, Wake Forest University, 2011

Delta Delta Delta Apple Pie Professor, Wake Forest University, 2010

Hayek Fund for Scholars, Institute for Humane Studies, 2010

Graduate Research Partnership Program Fellowship, University of Minnesota, 2009

Humane Studies Fellowship, Institute for Humane Studies, 2008-2010

Distinguished Instructor, Department of Economics, University of Minnesota, 2007

Distinguished Teaching Assistant, Department of Economics, University of Minnesota, 2006

Distinguished Teaching Assistant, Department of Economics, University of Minnesota, 2005

Graduate School Fellowship, University of Minnesota, 2004-2005

Fulbright Student Grantee, Austria, “Economics and European Integration,” 2003-2004

Highest Honors and Highest Distinction, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2003

Order of the Grail-Valkyries, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2003

Phi Beta Kappa, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2002

Delta Phi Alpha, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2000

Teaching Experience

Instructor, Department of Economics, Wake Forest University, 2010-Present:  Intermediate Macroeconomics, Intermediate Mathematical Macroeconomics, International Trade, Preparing for Economic Research, The Life and Economics of Joseph A. Schumpeter

Instructor, Department of Economics, University of Minnesota, 2007-2010:  Intermediate Macroeconomics, Undergraduate Writing in Economics

Teaching Assistant, Department of Economics, University of Minnesota, 2005-2006:  Principles of Microeconomics

Teaching Assistant, Bundesgymnasium Wenzgasse, Vienna, Austria, 2003-2004

Teaching Assistant, Curriculum in International and Area Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2001-2003:  Foreign Policy Association’s Great Decisions

Research Experience

Visiting Scholar, Department of Economics, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2016

Visiting Scholar, Department of Economics, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2015

Visiting Scholar, Institute for Empirical Macroeconomics, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, 2012

Visiting Scholar, Department of Economics, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2012

Visiting Scholar, Research Group for the International Economy and International Economic Policy, Kiel Institute for the World Economy, 2012

Research Analyst, Research Department, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, Research Assistant for Professor Timothy J. Kehoe, 2006-2010

Research Assistant, Department of Economics, University of Mannheim, Professor Bernd Fitzenberger, 2001

Books

Creative Destruction:  An Introduction (with Andrew J. Logan), under contract.

Journal Articles

The Man Who Discovered Capitalism:  A Documentary on Schumpeter for Use in the Classroom (with Andrew J. Logan), International Review of Economics Education, forthcoming. (pdf)

Schumpeter vs. Keynes Redux:  "Still Not Dead" (with Lillian R. Gaeto), Southern Economic Journal, forthcoming. (pdf)

Teaching and Learning Schumpeter:  A Dialogue Between Professor and Student (with Andrew J. Logan), Review of Austrian Economics, 2022, 35 (2), 235-256. (pdf)

Using the Movie Joy to Teach Innovation and Entrepreneurship (with Andrew J. Logan), Journal of Economic Education, 2020, 51 (3-4), 287-296. (pdf)

A Vision for a Dynamic World:  Reading Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy for Today (with Andrew J. Logan), The Independent Review, 2020, 24 (4), 567-577. (pdf)

Strategic Decision-Making in Hollywood Release Gaps (with Tin Cheuk Leung), Journal of International Economics, 2017, 105, 10-21. (pdf)

EU Enlargement and the New Goods Margin in Austrian Trade, Open Economies Review, 2017, 28 (1), 61-78. (pdf)

The Evolution of Taxes and Hours Worked in Austria, 1970-2005, Macroeconomic Dynamics, 2015, 19 (8), 1800-1815. (pdf)

Dispersion and Distortions in the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade (with Tin Cheuk Leung), Journal of International Economics, 2015, 96 (2), 412-425. (pdf)

Why is Polygyny More Prevalent in Western Africa?  An African Slave Trade Perspective (with Tin Cheuk Leung), Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2014, 62 (4), 599-632. (pdf) Featured in Foreign Policy Magazine

The New Goods Margin in Japanese-Chinese Trade, Japan and the World Economy, 2014, 31, 8-13. (pdf)

Firm Taxation and the Endogenous Distribution of Markups (with Turkmen Goksel), Economics Letters, 2013, 121 (3), 520-523. (pdf)

Reputation and Learning: Japanese Car Exports to the United States (with Turkmen Goksel), Japan and the World Economy, 2013, 25-26, 10-23. (pdf)

Other Publications

Schumpeter in Vienna:  A Study Abroad Course (with Andrew J. Logan) in Off-Campus Study, Study Abroad, and Study Away in Economics:  Leaving the Blackboard Behind, edited by Joshua Hall and Kim Holder, Springer, 2021, 175-190. (pdf)

Encyclopedia Entry for Creative Destruction (with Andrew J. Logan), Libertarianism.org, January 22, 2021. (pdf)

Review of How Adam Smith Can Change Your Life:  An Unexpected Guide to Human Nature and Happiness by Russ Roberts, The Independent Review, 2015, 20 (2), 301-304. (pdf)

Review of Why Growth Matters:  How Economic Growth in India Reduced Poverty and the Lessons for Other Developing Countries by Jagdish Bhagwati and Arvind Panagariya, Southern Economic Journal, 2014, 81 (1), 263-264. (pdf)

Review of Peddling Protectionism:  Smoot-Hawley and the Great Depression by Douglas A. Irwin, Southern Economic Journal, 2011, 78 (1), 256-257. (pdf)

Review of Power and the Governance of Global Trade:  From the GATT to the WTO by Soo Yeon Kim, EH.net, 2010. (pdf)

Review of Power and Plenty:  Trade, War, and the World Economy in the Second Millennium by Ronald Findlay and Kevin H. O’Rourke, Southern Economic Journal, 2008, 75 (2), 591-592. (pdf)

Working Papers

The Slave Trade and Conflict in Africa, 1400-2000 (with Levi Boxell and Tin Cheuk Leung). (pdf)

Being Bad by Being Good:  Owner and Captain Value-Added in the Slave Trade (with Tin Cheuk Leung). (pdf)

A Theory of Just-in-Time and the Growth in Manufacturing Trade (previously circulated as Explaining the Growth in Manufacturing Trade). (pdf)

Presentations

2019:  Duke University; Association of Private Enterprise Education Conference, Nassau, Bahamas

2018:  Liberal Arts Colleges Economic History Workshop; George Mason University

2017:  Davidson College; Appalachian Spring Conference in World History and Economics; Economic and Business History Society Conference; FRESH Workshop, Belfast, United Kingdom; European Historical Economics Society Conference, Tübingen, Germany; West Virginia University; Appalachian State University

2016:  Economic and Business History Society Conference, Montreal, Canada; African Economic History Network Conference, Brighton, United Kingdom; Southern Economic Association Conference

2015:  Midwest Economics Association Conference; International Trade and Finance Association Conference

2013:  Clemson University; Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta; Midwest Macroeconomics Spring Meetings

2012:  Elon University; Kiel Institute for the World Economy, Kiel, Germany; Georgia State University; Clemson University; Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis; St. Cloud State University; Macalester College; University of St. Thomas; University of Georgia

2011:  Eastern Economic Association Conference; North Carolina State University; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Workshop on Economic History of Globalization, Leuven, Belgium; Midwest International Trade Fall Meetings; NEUDC Conference; Washington and Lee University

2010:  Midwest Macroeconomics Spring Meetings; Midwest International Trade Spring Meetings; Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis; University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany; Wake Forest University; The University of the South; Boston College; Wesleyan University

2009:  XIV Workshop on Dynamic Macroeconomics, Vigo, Spain

2008:  Humane Studies Fellowship Research Colloquium

Discussions

2018:  Appalachian Spring Conference in World History and Economics

2016:  Southern Economic Association Conference

2011:  Eastern Economic Association Conference; Workshop on Economic History of Globalization, Leuven, Belgium; NEUDC Conference

2010:  Microeconomic Sources of Real Exchange Rate Behavior, Vanderbilt University

Professional Activities

Referee for Asian Development Review, Australian Economic Papers, Canadian Journal of Economics, Comparative Economic Studies, Contemporary Economic Policy, Economic Inquiry, Economics Letters, Economic Modelling, Economic Theory, Georgetown University Press (x2), Japan and the World Economy (x3), Journal of African Economies, Journal of Common Market Studies, Journal of Development Economics (x3), Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Journal of Economic Education, Journal of Economic History, Journal of Economic Studies, Journal of International Economics (x4), Mercatus Center, Open Economies Review (x3), Pearson (x5), Review of Economic Dynamics, Risks, Social Science Quarterly, Southern Economic Journal, World Development, The World Economy, Thomas Riggs and Company (x2)

Languages

English (native), German (fluent)

References

Available upon request