BREAD Working Paper No. 622, July 2023

Globalization and Inequality in Latin America Rafael Dix-Carneiro and Brian K. Kovak   Abstract: We survey the recent literature studying the effects of globalization on inequality in Latin America. Our focus is on research emerging from the late 2000s onward, with an emphasis on empirical work considering new mechanisms, studying new dimensions of inequality, and […]

BREAD Working Paper No. 517, June 2017

Margins of Labor Market Adjustment to Trade Rafael Dix-Carneiro, Brian K. Kovak Abstract We use both longitudinal administrative data and cross-sectional household survey data to study the margins of labor market adjustment following Brazil’s early 1990s trade liberalization. We document how workers and regional labor markets adjust to trade-induced changes in local labor demand, examining […]