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 (37)

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
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Automobiles, GDP volatility

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

NBER Working Paper No. w10384
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 01 Apr 2004 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2022
Valerie A. Ramey and Daniel J. Vine
University of California at San Diego and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Downloads 57 (685,838)
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A Century of Work and Leisure

NBER Working Paper No. w12264
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 01 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 26 Dec 2022
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

NBER Working Paper No. w6775
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 08 Aug 2000 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2022
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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Macroeconomic Shocks and Their Propagation

NBER Working Paper No. w21978
Number of pages: 128 Posted: 15 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2023
Valerie A. Ramey
University of California at San Diego
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Cross-Country Evidence on the Link between Volatility and Growth

NBER Working Paper No. w4959
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 04 Aug 2000 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2022
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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How Important is the Credit Channel in the Transmission of Monetary Policy?

NBER Working Paper No. w4285
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 25 May 2006 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2022
Valerie A. Ramey
University of California at San Diego
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Inventories

NBER Working Paper No. w6315
Number of pages: 97 Posted: 18 Sep 2000 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2022
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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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

NBER Working Paper No. w18769
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 02 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2023
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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News Shocks in Open Economies: Evidence from Giant Oil Discoveries

IMF Working Paper No. 15/209
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

NBER Working Paper No. w20857
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 20 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2023
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 30 (885,748)
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Identifying Government Spending Shocks: It's All in the Timing

NBER Working Paper No. w15464
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 03 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2023
Valerie A. Ramey
University of California at San Diego
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Costly Capital Reallocation and the Effects of Government Spending

NBER Working Paper No. w6283
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 14 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2022
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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Foreign Competition, Market Power and Wage Inequality: Theory and Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w4556
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 30 Aug 2000 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2022
George J. Borjas and Valerie A. Ramey
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and University of California at San Diego
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Government Spending and Private Activity

NBER Working Paper No. w17787
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 27 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2023
Valerie A. Ramey
University of California at San Diego
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The Cost Channel of Monetary Transmission

NBER Working Paper No. w7675
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 18 May 2000 Last Revised: 23 Dec 2022
Marvin J. Barth III and Valerie A. Ramey
Bank for International Settlements (BIS) and University of California at San Diego
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Industry Evidence on the Effects of Government Spending

FEDS Working Paper No. 28
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

NBER Working Paper No. w15754
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 22 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2023
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 Multipliers in Good Times and in Bad: Evidence from U.S. Historical Data

NBER Working Paper No. w20719
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 01 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2023
Valerie A. Ramey and Sarah Zubairy
University of California at San Diego and Texas A&M University - Department of Economics
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Technology Commitment and the Cost of Economic Fluctuations

NBER Working Paper No. w3755
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 31 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2022
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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Declining Volatility in the U.S. Automobile Industry

NBER Working Paper No. w11596
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 26 Oct 2005 Last Revised: 26 Dec 2022
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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Liquidity Constraints and Intertemporal Consumer Optimization: Theory and Evidence from Durable Goods

NBER Working Paper No. w3907
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 17 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2022
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?

NBER Working Paper No. w10831
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 29 Oct 2004 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2022
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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The Rug Rat Race

NBER Working Paper No. w15284
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 25 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2023
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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Market Responses to Interindustry Wage Differentials

NBER Working Paper No. w7799
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 19 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2022
George J. Borjas and Valerie A. Ramey
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and University of California at San Diego
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Stochastic Trends and Short-Run Relationships between Financial Variables and Real Activity

NBER Working Paper No. w4275
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 04 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2022
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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Is the Technology-Driven Real Business Cycle Hypothesis Dead?

NBER Working Paper No. w8726
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 17 Jan 2002 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2022
Neville Francis and Valerie A. Ramey
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Economics and University of California at San Diego
Downloads 52 (701,455)
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Output Fluctuations at the Plant Level

NBER Working Paper No. w4105
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 10 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2022
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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Measures of Per Capita Hours and Their Implications for the Technology-Hours Debate

NBER Working Paper No. w11694
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Dec 2005 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2022
Neville Francis and Valerie A. Ramey
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Economics and University of California at San Diego
Downloads 45 (746,118)
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The Source of Historical Economic Fluctuations: An Analysis Using Long-Run Restrictions

NBER Working Paper No. w10631
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2022
Neville Francis and Valerie A. Ramey
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Economics and University of California at San Diego
Downloads 43 (759,797)
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The Source of Fluctuations in Money: Evidence from Trade Credit

NBER Working Paper No. w3756
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2022
Valerie A. Ramey
University of California at San Diego
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Oil, Automobiles, and the U.S. Economy: How Much Have Things Really Changed?

NBER Working Paper No. w16067
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 14 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 28 May 2023
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

NBER Working Paper No. w19099
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 08 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2023
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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Why Do Real and Nominal Inventory-Sales Ratios Have Different Trends

NBER Working Paper No. w10703
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 04 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2022
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

NBER Working Paper No. w13985
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 12 May 2008 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2022
Valerie A. Ramey
University of California at San Diego
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The Macroeconomic Consequences of Infrastructure Investment

NBER Working Paper No. w27625
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 04 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2022
Valerie A. Ramey
University of California at San Diego
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The Macroeconomic Consequences of Infrastructure Investment

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP15998
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 14 May 2021
Valerie A. Ramey
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?

NBER Working Paper No. w25531
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 12 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2023
Valerie A. Ramey
University of California at San Diego
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Do Government Spending Multipliers Depend on the Sign of the Shock?

NBER Working Paper No. w31015
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 13 Mar 2023 Last Revised: 10 Jul 2023
Nadav Ben Zeev, Valerie A. Ramey and Sarah Zubairy
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics, University of California at San Diego and Texas A&M University - Department of Economics
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Micro Mpcs and Macro Counterfactuals: The Case of the 2008 Rebates

NBER Working Paper No. w31584
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 21 Aug 2023
Jacob Orchard, Valerie A. Ramey and Johannes Wieland
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, University of California at San Diego and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics
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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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