Gajendran Raveendranathan

McMaster University

1280 Main Street West

Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4M4

Canada

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Scholarly Papers (12)

Who Bears the Welfare Costs of Monopoly? The Case of the Credit Card Industry

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 02 Jan 2020
Gajendran Raveendranathan and Kyle Herkenhoff
McMaster University and University of Minnesota - Minneapolis
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welfare costs of monopoly, consumer credit, competition, welfare

Who Bears the Welfare Costs of Monopoly? The Case of the Credit Card Industry

NBER Working Paper No. w26604
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 06 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2023
Kyle Herkenhoff and Gajendran Raveendranathan
University of Minnesota - Minneapolis and McMaster University
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Who Bears the Welfare Costs of Monopoly? The Case of the Credit Card Industry

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12836
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 31 Dec 2019
Kyle Herkenhoff and Gajendran Raveendranathan
University of Minnesota - Minneapolis and McMaster University
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welfare costs of monopoly, consumer credit, competition, welfare

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The Cost of Trade Disruptions at Different Stages of Development

McMaster University, Department of Economics Working Paper Series 2019-12
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 12 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 04 May 2023
Juan Carlos Conesa, Matt Delventhal, Pau Pujolas and Gajendran Raveendranathan
University of Barcelona, Claremont McKenna College - Robert Day School of Economics and Finance, McMaster University and McMaster University
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Structural Transformation, International Trade

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The impact of U.S. employer-sponsored insurance in the 20th century

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 14 Dec 2021
Vegard M. Nygaard and Gajendran Raveendranathan
University of Houston and McMaster University
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employer-sponsored insurance, general equilibrium life-cycle, heterogeneous agents, universal health-care insurance, welfare

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Optimism About Graduation and College Financial Aid

Number of pages: 76 Posted: 09 Sep 2022 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2023
Emily Moschini, Gajendran Raveendranathan and Ming Xu
College of William and Mary, McMaster University and Queen's University
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Subjective beliefs, Optimism, Student loans, Post-secondary education.

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The Unprecedented Fall in U.S. Revolving Credit

McMaster University Economics, 2020-05
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 08 Jun 2020
Gajendran Raveendranathan and Georgios Stefanidis
McMaster University and York University
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Revolving Credit, Credit Limits, Ability to Pay, Credit CARD Act

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Firm Exit During Recessions

IDB Working Paper No. IDB-WP-1117
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 01 Jun 2020
João Ayres and Gajendran Raveendranathan
Inter American Development Bank and McMaster University
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Credit, Firm dynamics, General equilibrium model, Output, Employment

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Designing “Win-Win” Rate Caps

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 28 Mar 2022
Gajendran Raveendranathan and Georgios Stefanidis
McMaster University and York University
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revolving credit, credit search, rate cap, welfare

Designing “Win-Win” Rate Caps

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 05 Mar 2022
Gajendran Raveendranathan and Georgios Stefanidis
McMaster University and York University
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revolving credit, credit search, rate cap, welfare

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Macroeconomic Effects of Medicare

NBER Working Paper No. w23389
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 08 May 2017 Last Revised: 29 May 2023
State University of New York (SUNY), Stony Brook, University of Minnesota - Minneapolis, University of Minnesota - Minneapolis, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics, University of Minnesota - Minneapolis, McMaster University and Harvard University - T.H. Chan School of Public Health
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Improved Matching, Directed Search, and Bargaining in the Credit Card Market

McMaster University - Department of Economics Working Paper No. 2018-05
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 15 Jan 2018
Gajendran Raveendranathan
McMaster University
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revolving credit, consumer bankruptcy, matching, directed search, bargaining

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Implications of Increasing College Attainment for Aging in General Equilibrium

NBER Working Paper No. w26000
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 01 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2023
Juan Conesa, Timothy Kehoe, Vegard Nygard and Gajendran Raveendranathan
State University of New York (SUNY), Stony Brook, University of Minnesota - Minneapolis, University of Minnesota - Minneapolis and McMaster University
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Implications of Increasing College Attainment for Aging in General Equilibrium

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 26 Jun 2019
Juan Carlos Conesa, Timothy J. Kehoe, Vegard M. Nygaard and Gajendran Raveendranathan
University of Barcelona, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Houston and McMaster University
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college attainment, aging, health care, taxation, general equilibrium

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The Firm Dynamics of Business Cycles

Posted: 20 Dec 2018
João Ayres and Gajendran Raveendranathan
Inter American Development Bank and McMaster University

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firm dynamics, business cycles