Luca David Opromolla is the Owens Distinguished Professor of International Economics at the Department of Economics and at the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at North Carolina State University.
Opromolla is a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, a Research Fellow of CEPR and CESifo, and REM UECE at the University of Lisbon, as well as a fellow of the Ostrom Workshop at Indiana University.
He performs research in international trade, industrial organization, and labor economics. His research focuses on firm dynamics and the size distribution of firms; firms' decision to export vs. to open a plant abroad; the type and size of trade costs; the role of managers in determining firms' international activities and in transferring export knowledge across firms; the internal organization of firms and their productivity; and the quantification of the effects of reductions in migration and trade costs.
Luca David Opromolla is the co-founder, and has been the editor for many years, of Banco de Portugal first research newsletter, Spillovers. He is also very proud to be one of the co-organizers of the Lisbon Meetings in Game Theory and Applications, now at its twelfth anniversary. More recently, Luca David Opromolla created, together with Rafael Dix-Carneiro and Daniel Yi Xu (both at Duke), the Devils and Wolves Seminar Series in International Economics.
Ph.D. New York University.