F.M. Kirby Family Faculty Fellow
204 Kirby Hall
Research Interests: International Trade, Growth and Development, Macroeconomics, Economic History
Professor John T. Dalton received his B.A. in International Studies and German Studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and his M.A. and Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Minnesota. Professor Dalton also spent a year as a Fulbright Student Grantee at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration in Vienna, Austria. Before arriving at Wake Forest University, he taught courses in Economics at the University of Minnesota and worked as a research analyst at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. He has been a visiting scholar at the Kiel Institute for the World Economy, Chinese University of Hong Kong, and Institute for Empirical Macroeconomics at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. Professor Dalton’s areas of expertise include international trade, growth and development, macroeconomics, and economic history.
B.A. – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
M.A. – University of Minnesota
Ph.D. – University of Minnesota
ECN 207: Intermediate Macroeconomics
ECN 251: International Trade
- “Dispersion and Distortions in the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade” (with Tin Cheuk Leung), Journal of International Economics, 2015, 96 (2), 412-425.
- “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.
- Being Bad by Being Good: Owner and Captain Value-Added in the Slave Trade (with Tin Cheuk Leung)