Luca David Opromolla
Owens Distinguished Professor of International Economics
Department of Economics
Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
Nelson Hall 4176
Luca David Opromolla 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.
Opromolla is 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 was a Visiting Professor of Economics at the University of Maryland in 2014 and 2016, and his research receives support from the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia in Portugal. Ph.D. New York University.
PhD Economics New York University 2006
Master of Arts Economics New York University 2002
Bachelor of Arts Economics Bocconi University 1999