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rodney.ramcharan@frb.gov
Education
  • Ph.D., Economics, Columbia University, 2000
  • B.A., Mathematics and Economics, Columbia College, 1994
  • Current Research Topics

  • Credit and Asset Price Bubbles
    • Economist

      Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    • 2010 - present
    • Economist

      International Monetary Fund

    • 2000 - 2010
  • Ramcharan, Rodney, Skander J. Van den Heuvel, and Stephane Verani (Forthcoming). "From Wall Street to Main Street: The Impact of the Financial Crisis on Consumer Credit Supply," Journal of Finance.
  • Ramcharan, Rodney, and Christopher Crowe (2013). "The Impact of House Prices on Consumer Credit: Evidence from an Internet Bank," Journal of Money, Credit & Banking, vol. 45, no. 6, pp. 1085-1115.
  • Ramcharan, Rodney, Skander J. Van den Heuvel, and Stephane Verani (2013). "From Wall Street to Main Street: The Impact of the Financial Crisis on Consumer Credit Supply," Finance and Economics Discussion Papers 2013-10. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Raghuram, Rajan G., and Rodney Ramcharan (2012). "Constituencies and Legislation: The Fight Over the McFadden Act of 1927," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2012-61. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Raghuram, Rajan G., and Rodney Ramcharan (2012). "The Anatomy of a Credit Crisis: The Boom and Bust in Farm Land Prices in the United States in the 1920s," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2012-62. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Rajan, Raghuram, and Rodney Ramcharan (2012). "The Anatomy of a Credit Crisis: The Boom and Bust in Farm Land Prices in the United States in the 1920s," NBER Working Papers 18027. National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  • Ramcharan, Rodney, and Christopher Crowe (2012). "The Impact of House Prices on Consumer Credit: Evidence from an Internet Bank," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2012-60. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Rajan, Raghuram, and Rodney Ramcharan (2011). "Land for Sale," Finance and Development, vol. 48, no. 4, pp. 30-33.
  • Rajan, Raghuram G., and Rodney Ramcharan (2011). "Land and Credit: A Study of the Political Economy of Banking in the United States in the Early 20th Century," Journal of Finance, vol. 66, no. 6, pp. 1895-1931.
  • Ramcharan, Rodney (2010). "Inequality and Redistribution: Evidence from U.S Counties and States, 1890-1930," Review of Economics and Statistics, vol. 92, no. 4, pp. 729-744.
  • Ramcharan, Rodney (2010). "The Link between the Economic Structure and Financial Development," B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics: Topics in Macroeconomics, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 1-35.
  • Ramcharan, Rodney, and Shekhar Aiyar (2010). "What can International Cricket Teach Us about the Role of Luck in Labor Markets?" IMF Working Papers 10/225. International Monetary Fund.
  • Rajan, Raghuram G., and Rodney Ramcharan (2009). "Land and Credit: A Study of the Political Economy of Banking in the United States in the Early 20th Century," NBER Working Papers 15083. National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  • Ramcharan, Rodney (2009). "Why an Economic Core: Domestic Transport Costs," Journal of Economic Geography, vol. 9, no. 4, pp. 559-581.
  • Rajan, Raghuram G., and Rodney Ramcharan (2008). "Landed Interests and Financial Underdevelopment in the United States," NBER Working Papers 14347. National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  • Ramcharan, Rodney (2007). "Does the Exchange Rate Regime Matter for Real Shocks? Evidence from Windstorms and Earthquakes," Journal of International Economics, vol. 73, no. 1, pp. 31-47.
  • Baqir, Reza, Rodney Ramcharan, and Ratna Sahay (2006). "IMF Programs and Growth: Is Optimism Defensible?" in Mody, Ashoka, Alessandro Rebucci eds., IMF-Supported Programs: Recent Staff Research. Washington, D.C: International Monetary Fund, pp. 17-34.
  • Ramcharan, Rodney (2006). "Regressions: Why are Economists Obsessed with them?" Finance and Development, vol. 43, no. 1, pp. 36-37.
  • Baqir, Reza, Rodney Ramcharan, and Ratna Sahay (2005). "IMF Programs and Growth: Is Optimism Defensible?" IMF Staff Papers, vol. 52, no. 2, pp. 260-286.
  • Ramcharan, Rodney (2004). "Higher Or Basic Education? the Composition of Human Capital and Economic Development," IMF Staff Papers, vol. 51, no. 2, pp. 309-326.
  • seminar

    November 2013

    Cornell University

    Financing Capacity and Fire Sales: Evidence from Bank Failures

  • seminar

    November 2013

    Dutch National Bank

    Financing Capacity and Fire Sales: Evidence from Bank Failures

  • seminar

    November 2013

    London Business School

    Financing Capacity and Fire Sales: Evidence from Bank Failures

  • seminar

    September 2013

    UC-Davis

    Financing Capacity and Fire Sales: Evidence from Bank Failures

  • conference

    July 2013

    NBER Monetary Meetings

    Financing Capacity and Fire Sales: Evidence from Bank Failures

  • conference

    May 2013

    Atlanta Fed

    Financing Capacity and Fire Sales: Evidence from Bank Failures

  • conference

    May 2013

    Financial Intermediation Research Society

    Wall Street to Main Street: The Impact of the Financial Crisis on Consumer Credit Supply

  • conference

    November 2012

    NBER Monetary Meetings

    Wall Street to Main Street: The Impact of the Financial Crisis on Consumer Credit Supply

  • seminar

    August 2012

    National Credit Union Association

    Wall Street to Main Street: The Impact of the Financial Crisis on Consumer Credit Supply

  • conference

    July 2012

    NBER Corporate Finance

    he Anatomy of Credit Crisis: The Boom and Bust in Farm Land Prices in the United States in the 1920s

  • conference

    July 2012

    NBER Risks of Financial Institutions

    Wall Street to Main Street: The Impact of the Financial Crisis on Consumer Credit Supply

  • seminar

    June 2012

    International Monetary Fund

    Wall Street to Main Street: The Impact of the Financial Crisis on Consumer Credit Supply

  • conference

    March 2012

    Harvard University

    History of Federal Credit

  • seminar

    Feburary 2012

    Inter-American Development Bank

    House Prices and Credit Access: Evidence From Prosper.com

  • conference

    December 2011

    Harvard University

    The Anatomy of Credit Crisis: The Boom and Bust in Farm Land Prices in the United States in the 1920s

  • seminar

    November 2011

    Cornell University

    The Anatomy of Credit Crisis: The Boom and Bust in Farm Land Prices in the United States in the 1920s

  • conference

    December 2011

    Basel Research Task Force

    The Anatomy of Credit Crisis: The Boom and Bust in Farm Land Prices in the United States in the 1920s

  • seminar

    October 2011

    INSEAD

    The Anatomy of Credit Crisis: The Boom and Bust in Farm Land Prices in the United States in the 1920s

  • seminar

    October 2011

    Paris School of Economics

    The Anatomy of Credit Crisis: The Boom and Bust in Farm Land Prices in the United States in the 1920s

  • conference

    September 2011

    NBER Macro Fluctuations Workshop

    The Anatomy of Credit Crisis: The Boom and Bust in Farm Land Prices in the United States in the 1920s

  • seminar

    November 2011

    FDIC

    The Anatomy of Credit Crisis: The Boom and Bust in Farm Land Prices in the United States in the 1920s

  • seminar

    May 2011

    International Monetary Fund

    The Anatomy of Credit Crisis: The Boom and Bust in Farm Land Prices in the United States in the 1920s

  • conference

    July 2010

    NBER Macro Fluctuations Workshop

    Constituencies and Legislation: The Fight over the McFadden Act of 1927

  • conference

    July 2010

    NBER Development of the American Economy Workshop

    Constituencies and Legislation: The Fight over the McFadden Act of 1927

  • conference

    July 2009

    NBER Macro Fluctuations Workshop

    Land and Credit: A Study of the Political Economy of Banking in the United States in the Early 20th Century

  • conference

    May 2009

    NBER Political Economy Group

    Land and Credit: A Study of the Political Economy of Banking in the United States in the Early 20th Century

  • conference

    July 2008

    NBER Macro Fluctuations Workshop

    Inequality and Redistribution

  • conference

    May 2008

    NBER Political Economy Group

    Inequality and Redistribution

  • conference

    July 2006

    NBER International Finance

    "The Link between the Economic Structure and Financial Development,"

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  • American Economic Review
  • Journal of Finance
  • Review of Economics and Statistics
  • Economics and Politics
  • Quarterly Journal of Economics
  • Journal of International Economics
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