Carlos D. Ramirez

George Mason University - Department of Economics

Professor

4400 University Drive

Enterprise Hall MSN 3G4

Fairfax, VA 22030

United States

FDIC, Division of Insurance and Research

550 Seventeenth Street, NW

Washington, DC 20057

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

27

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Scholarly Papers (27)

1.

Is Corruption in China 'Out of Control'? A Comparison with the U.S. In Historical Perspective

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 12-60
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 05 Dec 2012
Carlos D. Ramirez
George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,100 (12,946)

Abstract:

Corruption, Newspapers, China, U.S. history

2.

The Effect of Bank Supervision on Loan Growth

FDIC Center for Financial Resarch Working Paper No. 2006-12
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 05 Nov 2006
Timothy J. Curry, Gary S. Fissel and Carlos D. Ramirez
U.S. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) - Division of Research and Statistics, U.S. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) - Division of Research and Statistics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 283 (80,868)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Loan growth equations, CAMEL downgrades, banking sector conditions

3.

The $700 Billion Bailout: A Public-Choice Interpretation

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 21 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2014
Carlos D. Ramirez
George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 244 (94,954)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Bailout Bill, voting model, power rankings, Emergency Economic Stabilization Act, big banks, PAC, event study

4.

Bank Failures and the Cost of Systemic Risk: Evidence from 1900-1930

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) Working Paper
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 18 Jun 2009
Paul H. Kupiec and Carlos D. Ramirez
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 224 (100,734)
Citation 3

Abstract:

bank failures, systemic risk, financial accelerator, vector autoregressions, Panic of 1907, non-bank commercial failures

5.

Do Bank Failures Affect Real Economic Activity? State-Level Evidence from the Pre-Depression Era

FDIC Center For Financial Research Working Paper No. 2005-06
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 13 Jun 2005
Carlos D. Ramirez and Philip A. Shively
George Mason University - Department of Economics and Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
Downloads 207 (115,262)

Abstract:

Credit channel, bank runs, deposit insurance, Granger causality

6.
Downloads 202 (119,121)

Are Foreclosures Contagious?

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 11-12
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 19 Feb 2011
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Villanova University - School of Business, George Mason University - Department of Economics and U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission - Division of Economic and Risk Analysis
Downloads 120 (186,726)

Abstract:

Foreclosure, Contagion, Mortgages, Learning, Stigma

Are Foreclosures Contagious?

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Mar 2012
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Villanova University - School of Business, George Mason University - Department of Economics and U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission - Division of Economic and Risk Analysis
Downloads 52 (312,020)

Abstract:

Foreclosure, Contagion, Mortgages, Learning, Stigma

Are Foreclosures Contagious?

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 10 Jan 2012
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Villanova University - School of Business, George Mason University - Department of Economics and U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission - Division of Economic and Risk Analysis
Downloads 30 (388,405)

Abstract:

Foreclosure, Contagion, Mortgages, Learning, Stigma

7.

China Bashing: How Much? Who Does It? Has it Worked?

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 11-22
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 May 2011
Carlos D. Ramirez
George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 178 (124,815)

Abstract:

China Bashing, Renminbi, Currency Manipulation, Human Rights, U.S. Newspapers

8.

Singapore, Inc. Versus the Private Sector: Are Government-Linked Companies Different?

IMF Working Paper No. 03/156
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 28 Jan 2006
Carlos D. Ramirez and Ling Hui Tan
George Mason University - Department of Economics and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department
Downloads 163 (138,883)
Citation 3

Abstract:

public enterprises, corporate finance

Do Tasting Notes Add Value? Evidence from Napa Wines

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 10-08
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 16 Mar 2010
Carlos D. Ramirez
George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 123 (183,137)

Abstract:

Tasting Notes, hedonic regressions, wine economics

Do Tasting Notes Add Value? Evidence from Napa Wines

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 15 Mar 2010
Carlos D. Ramirez
George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 32 (379,878)

Abstract:

tasting notes, hedonic regression, wine economics

Local Banking Panics of the 1920s: Identification and Determinants

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 12-56
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 05 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 02 May 2014
Lee Davison and Carlos D. Ramirez
FDIC, Division of Insurance and Research and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 88 (232,611)

Abstract:

Bank Runs, Banking Panics, Cluster Analysis, U.S. Banking History

Local Banking Panics of the 1920s: Identification and Determinants

FDIC Division of Insurance Research Paper No. 2014-01
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Aug 2014
Lee Davison and Carlos D. Ramirez
FDIC, Division of Insurance and Research and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 46 (330,068)

Abstract:

Bank Runs, Banking Panics, Cluster Analysis, U.S. Banking History

11.

Is Political Ideology Endogenous? Evidence from the Business Cycle

University of North Texas Working Paper No. 00-05
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 12 Feb 2001
Edward J. Lopez and Carlos D. Ramirez
Western Carolina University and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 133 (166,727)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Legislator Ideology, Political Party Ideology, Legislator Voting

12.

China Bashing: Does Trade Drive the 'Bad' News About China in the U.S.?

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 24 Mar 2009
Carlos D. Ramirez and Rong Rong
George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Interdisciplinary Center for Economic Science
Downloads 128 (172,684)
Citation 3

Abstract:

U.S.-China Trade, U.S. media, China bashing, human rights, transfer function model

13.

Contagion Effects in Strategic Mortgage Defaults

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 13-07
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 07 Mar 2013
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Villanova University - School of Business, George Mason University - Department of Economics and U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission - Division of Economic and Risk Analysis
Downloads 96 (190,768)

Abstract:

Foreclosure contagion, strategic defaults, mortagages, underwater homes

14.

Bank Fragility, 'Money Under the Mattress,' and Long-Run Growth: U.S. Evidence from the 'Perfect' Panic of 1893

Journal of Banking and Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 21 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2010
Carlos D. Ramirez
George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 93 (210,724)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Bank Failures, Panic of 1893, Convergence, Finance-Growth Nexus, Nebraska, West Virginia, Deposits, Money Hidden

15.

The Political Economy of 'Currency Manipulation' Bashing

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 11-50
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Nov 2011
Carlos D. Ramirez
George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 83 (222,807)

Abstract:

Currency manipulation, China bashing, PAC Contributions

16.

Anatomy of Bank Contagion: Evidence from Helena, Montana During the Panic of 1893

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 13-23
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 08 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2014
Carlos D. Ramirez and Wayne Zandbergen
George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Department of Computational Social Science
Downloads 66 (218,193)

Abstract:

Bank Runs, Contagion, U.S. Banking History

17.

The Effect of 'China Bashing' on Sino-American Relations

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 11-35
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 09 Sep 2011
Carlos D. Ramirez
George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 63 (270,927)
Citation 1

Abstract:

China Bashing, Sino-American Relations, dynamic transfer function model

18.

The Effect of Banking Crises on Deposit Growth: State-Level Evidence from 1900 to 1930

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 05 Sep 2010
Carlos D. Ramirez
George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 56 (282,304)

Abstract:

19.

Financing the American Corporation: The Changing Menu of Financial Rela-Tionships

NBER Working Paper No. h0079
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 08 Mar 2000
Charles W. Calomiris and Carlos D. Ramirez
Columbia University - Columbia Business School and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 52 (294,292)
Citation 4

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20.

Corruption Scrutiny and Corporate Investment: Evidence from China

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 15-28
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 07 Apr 2015
Carlos D. Ramirez and Yi Huang
George Mason University - Department of Economics and Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
Downloads 47 (221,179)

Abstract:

corruption news, corporate investment, China, corruption and growth

21.

Mr. Smith and the Economy: The Influence of Economic Conditions on Individual Legislator Voting

Public Choice, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 11 Dec 2007
Edward J. Lopez and Carlos D. Ramirez
Western Carolina University and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 42 (318,523)
Citation 1

Abstract:

legislator voting, political polarization, macroeconomic aspect of political economy

22.

Bilateral Trade and Shocks in Political Relations: Evidence from China and Some of its Major Trading Partners, 1990–2012

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 14-50
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 Dec 2014
Yingxin Du, Jiandong Ju, Carlos D. Ramirez and Xi Yao
School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University, University of Oklahoma - Department of Economics, George Mason University - Department of Economics and Guanghua School of Management, Peking University
Downloads 32 (258,321)

Abstract:

Political Relations, Bilateral trade, China

23.

Does Deposit Insurance Promote Financial Depth? Evidence from the Postal Savings System During the 1920s

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 16-37
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 21 Sep 2016
Lee Davison and Carlos D. Ramirez
FDIC, Division of Insurance and Research and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 0 (333,307)

Abstract:

bank failures; Postal Savings deposits; deposit insurance; banking capacity

24.

Does Regulatory Bank Oversight Impact Economic Activity? A Local Projections Approach

FDIC Center for Financial Research Paper No. 2016-02
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 07 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2016
Vivian Hwa, Pavel S. Kapinos and Carlos D. Ramirez
FDIC, Division of Insurance and Research, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas--Financial Industry Studies and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 0 (374,586)

Abstract:

CAMELS ratings; vector autoregression; local projections; asymmetries; macroprudential policy; real activity

25.

Did J.P. Morgan's Men Add Liquidity? Corporate Investment, Cash Flow, and Financial Structure at the Turn of the Century

JOURNAL OF FINANCE, Vol. 50 No. 2, June 1995
Posted: 10 Oct 1998
Carlos D. Ramirez
George Mason University - Department of Economics

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26.

Why Did the Clayton Act Pass?: An Analysis of the Interest Group Hypothesis

George Mason University WP No. 98.03
Posted: 23 Apr 1998
Carlos D. Ramirez and Christian Eigen-Zucchi
George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University

Abstract:

27.

The Cost of Glass Steagall on Corporate Investment: Evidence from Bank, Trust Company, and Insurance Company Affiliations

Working Paper No. 97.02
Posted: 26 Mar 1998
Carlos D. Ramirez
George Mason University - Department of Economics

Abstract: