Associate Professor of Economics
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.
Professor Dalton’s areas of expertise include international trade, growth and development, macroeconomics, and economic history. His work has appeared in such journals as Macroeconomic Dynamics, Journal of International Economics, Economic Development and Cultural Change, Japan and the World Economy, Economics Letters, and Open Economies Review, among others. Professor Dalton’s current research agenda focuses on the life and economics of Joseph Schumpeter with papers already published at the Journal of Economic Education, Review of Austrian Economics, and The Independent Review. He is writing a book titled Creative Destruction: An Introduction, which will be submitted to the publisher in 2022.
Professor Dalton 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.