Valerie A. Ramey

University of California at San Diego

Professor

9500 Gilman Drive

La Jolla, CA 92093-0508

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

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Scholarly Papers (35)

Tracking the Source of the Decline in GDP Volatility: An Analysis of the Automobile Industry

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 17 May 2005
Valerie A. Ramey and Daniel J. Vine
University of California at San Diego and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Downloads 252 (155,198)
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Automobiles, GDP volatility

Tracking the Source of the Decline in GDP Volatility: An Analysis of the Automobile Industry

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 01 Apr 2004 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2021
Valerie A. Ramey and Daniel J. Vine
University of California at San Diego and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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A Century of Work and Leisure

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 01 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2021
Valerie A. Ramey and Neville Francis
University of California at San Diego and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Economics
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Displaced Capital

UCSD Dept. of Economics Working Paper No. 98-24
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 04 Feb 1999
Valerie A. Ramey and Matthew D. Shapiro
University of California at San Diego and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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Displaced Capital

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 08 Aug 2000 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2021
Valerie A. Ramey and Matthew D. Shapiro
University of California at San Diego and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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How Important is the Credit Channel in the Transmission of Monetary Policy?

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 25 May 2006 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2021
Valerie A. Ramey
University of California at San Diego
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Inventories

Number of pages: 97 Posted: 18 Sep 2000 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2021
Valerie A. Ramey and Kenneth D. West
University of California at San Diego and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics
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Cross-Country Evidence on the Link between Volatility and Growth

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 04 Aug 2000 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2021
Garey Ramey and Valerie A. Ramey
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics and University of California at San Diego
Downloads 81 (380,996)
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Identifying Government Spending Shocks: It&Apos;S All in the Timing

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 03 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2021
Valerie A. Ramey
University of California at San Diego
Downloads 74 (401,113)
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Costly Capital Reallocation and the Effects of Government Spending

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 14 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2021
Valerie A. Ramey and Matthew D. Shapiro
University of California at San Diego and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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The Cost Channel of Monetary Transmission

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 18 May 2000 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2021
Marvin J. Barth III and Valerie A. Ramey
Bank for International Settlements (BIS) and University of California at San Diego
Downloads 65 (429,968)
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News Shocks in Open Economies: Evidence from Giant Oil Discoveries

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 27 Nov 2015
Rabah Arezki, Valerie A. Ramey and Liugang Sheng
World Bank - African Development Bank, University of California at San Diego and The Chinese University of Hong Kong
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news shocks, current account and business cycles, production, investment, GDP, economy, capital, General, Open Economy Macroeconomics

News Shocks in Open Economies: Evidence from Giant Oil Discoveries

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 20 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2021
Rabah Arezki, Valerie A. Ramey and Liugang Sheng
World Bank - African Development Bank, University of California at San Diego and The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Downloads 17 (695,689)
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Are Government Spending Multipliers Greater During Periods of Slack? Evidence from 20th Century Historical Data

FRB of St. Louis Working Paper No. 2013-004A
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 23 Jan 2013
Michael Owyang, Valerie A. Ramey and Sarah Zubairy
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis - Research Division, University of California at San Diego and Texas A&M University - Department of Economics
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fiscal policy, multipliers, business cycles

Are Government Spending Multipliers Greater During Periods of Slack? Evidence from 20th Century Historical Data

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 02 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2021
Michael Owyang, Valerie A. Ramey and Sarah Zubairy
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis - Research Division, University of California at San Diego and Texas A&M University - Department of Economics
Downloads 25 (633,911)
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Foreign Competition, Market Power and Wage Inequality: Theory and Evidence

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 30 Aug 2000
George J. Borjas and Valerie A. Ramey
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and University of California at San Diego
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Declining Volatility in the U.S. Automobile Industry

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 26 Oct 2005 Last Revised: 09 Sep 2021
Valerie A. Ramey and Daniel J. Vine
University of California at San Diego and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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Macroeconomic Shocks and Their Propagation

Number of pages: 128 Posted: 15 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2021
Valerie A. Ramey
University of California at San Diego
Downloads 47 (498,916)
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Technology Commitment and the Cost of Economic Fluctuations

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 31 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2021
Garey Ramey and Valerie A. Ramey
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics and University of California at San Diego
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Industry Evidence on the Effects of Government Spending

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 18 Mar 2011
Christopher J. Nekarda and Valerie A. Ramey
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and University of California at San Diego
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Government spending, transmission, hours, productivity, real wage

Industry Evidence on the Effects of Government Spending

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 22 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2021
Christopher J. Nekarda and Valerie A. Ramey
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and University of California at San Diego
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Liquidity Constraints and Intertemporal Consumer Optimization: Theory and Evidence from Durable Goods

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 17 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2021
Eun Young Chah, Valerie A. Ramey and Ross M. Starr
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of California at San Diego and University of California at San Diego
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Why Do Computers Depreciate?

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 29 Oct 2004 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2021
Michael J. Geske, Valerie A. Ramey and Matthew D. Shapiro
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics, University of California at San Diego and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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Market Responses to Interindustry Wage Differentials

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 19 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2021
George J. Borjas and Valerie A. Ramey
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and University of California at San Diego
Downloads 38 (540,901)
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Government Spending Multipliers in Good Times and in Bad: Evidence from U.S. Historical Data

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 01 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2021
Valerie A. Ramey and Sarah Zubairy
University of California at San Diego and Texas A&M University - Department of Economics
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Is the Technology-Driven Real Business Cycle Hypothesis Dead?

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 17 Jan 2002 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2021
Neville Francis and Valerie A. Ramey
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Economics and University of California at San Diego
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Measures of Per Capita Hours and Their Implications for the Technology-Hours Debate

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Dec 2005 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2021
Neville Francis and Valerie A. Ramey
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Economics and University of California at San Diego
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Stochastic Trends and Short-Run Relationships between Financial Variables and Real Activity

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 04 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2021
Toru Konishi, Valerie A. Ramey and Clive W. J. Granger
World Bank - Social Development, University of California at San Diego and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics
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Government Spending and Private Activity

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 27 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2021
Valerie A. Ramey
University of California at San Diego
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The Source of Fluctuations in Money: Evidence from Trade Credit

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2021
Valerie A. Ramey
University of California at San Diego
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Output Fluctuations at the Plant Level

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 10 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2021
Timothy Bresnahan, Timothy Bresnahan and Valerie A. Ramey
Stanford Graduate School of BusinessStanford University - Department of Economics and University of California at San Diego
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Oil, Automobiles, and the U.S. Economy: How Much Have Things Really Changed?

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 14 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2021
Valerie A. Ramey and Daniel J. Vine
University of California at San Diego and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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Time Spent in Home Production in the 20th Century: New Estimates from Old Data

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 12 May 2008 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2021
Valerie A. Ramey
University of California at San Diego
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The Rug Rat Race

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 25 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2021
Garey Ramey and Valerie A. Ramey
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics and University of California at San Diego
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Why Do Real and Nominal Inventory-Sales Ratios Have Different Trends

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 04 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2021
Valerie A. Ramey and Daniel J. Vine
University of California at San Diego and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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The Cyclical Behavior of the Price-Cost Markup

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 08 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 09 Sep 2021
Christopher J. Nekarda and Valerie A. Ramey
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and University of California at San Diego
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Ten Years after the Financial Crisis: What Have We Learned from the Renaissance in Fiscal Research?

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 12 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2021
Valerie A. Ramey
University of California at San Diego
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The Macroeconomic Consequences of Infrastructure Investment

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 04 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2021
Valerie A. Ramey
University of California at San Diego
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The Macroeconomic Consequences of Infrastructure Investment

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 14 May 2021
Valerie A. Ramey
University of California at San Diego
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The Source of Historical Economic Fluctuations: An Analysis Using Long-Run Restrictions

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2021
Neville Francis and Valerie A. Ramey
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Economics and University of California at San Diego
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Displaced Capital: A Study of Aerospace Plant Closings

Posted: 23 Sep 2001
Valerie A. Ramey and Matthew D. Shapiro
University of California at San Diego and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics

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