Rodney Ramcharan

Associate Professor of Finance and Business Economics
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Rodney Ramcharan served as the first chief of the Systemic Financial Institutions and Markets Section at the Board Governors of the Federal Reserve System. He also worked for the International Monetary Fund from 2000-2010, primarily on emerging markets such as South Africa and in developing economies. He has also been a visiting scholar at the Dutch National Bank and the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, and a consultant to the Swedish Riksbank. His research has been published in the leading finance and economics journals, such as the American Economic Review, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Finance, and the Journal of Financial Economics.

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Rodney Ramcharan, Marco Di Maggio, Amir Kermani, Edison Yu () "Household Credit and Local Economic Uncertainty ,".
Rodney Ramcharan () "Bank Balance Sheets and Local Asset Values ,".
Rodney Ramcharan () "The Effects of Credit Market Competition ,".
Rodney Ram () "Monetary Pass-Through: Household Consumption and Voluntary Deleveraging ,"  American Economic Review  107, 3550-3588.
Rodney Ramcharan, Ephraim Benmelech, Ralf Meisenzah () "The Real Effects of Liquidity During the Financial Crisis: Evidence from Automobiles ,"  Quarterly Journal of Economics  132, 317-365.
Rodney Ramcharan, Raghuram Rajan () "Crisis and Collapse in the Long Run: Some Microeconomic Evidence ,"  American Economic Review.
Rodney Ramcharan, Raghuram Rajan () "Constituencies and Legislation: The Fight over the McFadden Act of 1927 ,"  Management Science  62, 1843-1859.
Rodney Ramcharan, Stephane Verani, Skander Vandenheuvel () "From Wall Street to Main Street: The Impact of the Financial Crisis on Consumer Credit Supply ,"  Journal of Finance  71, 1323-1356.
Rodney Ramcharan, Raghuram Rajan () "Local Financing Capacity and Asset Values: Evidence from Bank Failures ,"  Journal of Financial Economics  120, 229-251.
Rodney Ramcharan, Nathan Foley-Fisher, Daniel Yu () "The Impact of Unconventional Monetary Policy on Firm Financing Constraints: Evidence from the Maturity Extension Program ,"  Journal of Financial Economics  122, 409-429.
Rodney Ramcharan, Raghuram Rajan () "The Anatomy of a Credit Crisis: The Boom and Bust in Farm Land Prices in the United States in the 1920s ,"  American Economic Review  105, 1439-1477.
Rodney Ramcharan, Christopher Crowe Crowe () "House Prices and Household Credit Access: Evidence from an Internet Bank ,"  Journal of Money, Credit and Banking  45, 1085-1115.
Rodney Ramcharan, Raghuram Rajan () "Land and Credit: A Study of the Political Economy of Banking in the United States in the Early 20th Century ,"  Journal of Finance  66, 1895-1931.
Rodney Ramcharan, Raghuram Rajan () "Land for Sale ,"  Finance and Development  48.
Rodney Ramcharan () "Inequality and Redistribution: Evidence From US States and Counties, 1890- 1930 ,"  Review of Economics and Statistics  92, 729-744.
Rodney Ramcharan () "Inequality is Untenable ,"  Finance and Development  47.
Rodney Ramcharan, Shekhar Aiyar () "A Lucky Start ,"  Finance and Development  47.
Rodney Ramcharan () "Testing the Link Between the Economic Structure and Financial Development ,"  10, Article 12.
Rodney Ramcharan () "Why An Economic Core: Domestic Transport Costs ,"  Journal of Economic Geography  9, 559-581.
Rodney Ramcharan () "Does the Exchange Rate Regime Matter for Real Shocks? Evidence From Windstorms and Earthquakes ,"  Journal of International Economics  73, 31-47.
Rodney Ramcharan () "Regressions: Why are Economists Obsessed With Them? ,"  Finance and Development,  43.