Rodney Ramcharan

University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business

Associate Professor

2250 Alcazar Street

Los Angeles, CA 90089

United States

http://https://sites.google.com/site/rodneyramcharan/

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (37)

1.

Crises and the Development of Economic Institutions: Some Microeconomic Evidence

American Economic Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 08 Feb 2016
Raghuram G. Rajan and Rodney Ramcharan
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business
Downloads 1,386 (14,556)
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financial crises, banking

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Monetary Policy Pass-Through: Household Consumption and Voluntary Deleveraging

Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 14-24
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 03 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2014
Marco Di Maggio, Amir Kermani and Rodney Ramcharan
Harvard Business School, University of California, Berkeley and University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business
Downloads 1,249 (17,038)
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Monetary policy, Household finance, Refinancing, Contract rigidities, Debt rigidity, MPC, deleveraging

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Financial Fire Sales: Evidence from Bank Failures

FEDS Working Paper No. 2014-67
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 31 May 2017
Rodney Ramcharan and Raghuram G. Rajan
University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 687 (40,173)

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Bank failures, liquidity, fire sales

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What Can International Cricket Teach Us About the Role of Luck in Labor Markets?

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 26 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2010
Shekhar S. Aiyar and Rodney Ramcharan
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business
Downloads 646 (43,604)
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luck, labor market

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

American Economic Review, Forthcoming, FEDS Working Paper No. 2012-62
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 30 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2015
Raghuram G. Rajan and Rodney Ramcharan
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business
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Consumer Credit, banking, land prices

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

NBER Working Paper No. w18027
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 28 Apr 2012
Raghuram G. Rajan and Rodney Ramcharan
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business
Downloads 27 (534,626)
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Local Financial Capacity and Asset Values: Evidence from Bank Failures

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming, FEDS Working Paper No. 2014-67
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 09 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2015
Raghuram G. Rajan and Rodney Ramcharan
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business
Downloads 460 (67,135)
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Bank failures, liquidity, fire sales

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

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 28 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2014
Rodney Ramcharan, Stephane Verani and Skander Van den Heuvel
University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Downloads 284 (115,695)
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credit, crisis, banking

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

FEDS Working Paper No. 2013-10
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 04 Apr 2013
Rodney Ramcharan, Skander Van den Heuvel and Stephane Verani
University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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Asset backed securities, credit supply, credit unions

The Real Effects of Liquidity During the Financial Crisis: Evidence from Automobiles

Number of pages: 74 Posted: 18 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2016
Efraim Benmelech, Ralf R. Meisenzahl and Rodney Ramcharan
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Federal Reserve Board and University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business
Downloads 322 (100,975)
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liquidity, crises, credit

The Real Effects of Liquidity During the Financial Crisis: Evidence from Automobiles

NBER Working Paper No. w22148
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 11 Apr 2016
Efraim Benmelech, Ralf R. Meisenzahl and Rodney Ramcharan
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Federal Reserve Board and University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business
Downloads 17 (602,533)
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The Impact of Unconventional Monetary Policy on Firm Financing Constraints: Evidence from the Maturity Extension Program

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 14 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2015
Nathan Foley-Fisher, Rodney Ramcharan and Edison Yu
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business and Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
Downloads 188 (174,058)
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monetary policy, asset prices, external finance

The Impact of Unconventional Monetary Policy on Firm Financing Constraints: Evidence from the Maturity Extension Program

FEDS Working Paper No. 2016-025
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 04 Apr 2016
Nathan Foley-Fisher, Rodney Ramcharan and Edison Yu
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business and Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
Downloads 57 (400,151)
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unconventional monetary policy, firm‐financial constraints, bond markets

The Impact of Unconventional Monetary Policy on Firm Financing Constraints: Evidence from the Maturity Extension Program

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 05 Aug 2015
Nathan Foley-Fisher, Rodney Ramcharan and Edison Yu
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business and Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
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The Impact of Unconventional Monetary Policy on Firm Financing Constraints: Evidence from the Maturity Extension Program

FRB of Philadelphia Working Paper No. 15-30, 28th Australasian Finance and Banking Conference
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Aug 2015
Nathan Foley-Fisher, Rodney Ramcharan and Edison Yu
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business and Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
Downloads 33 (500,779)
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The Impact of Unconventional Monetary Policy on Firm Financing Constraints: Evidence from the Maturity Extension Program

FRB of Philadelphia Working Paper No. 15-30
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 15 Aug 2015
Nathan Foley-Fisher, Rodney Ramcharan and Edison Yu
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business and Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
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Quantitative Easing, Unconventional Monetary Policy, Preferred Habitat, Financial Constraints

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

Forthcoming Management Science , FEDS Working Paper No. 2012-61
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 30 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2015
Raghuram G. Rajan and Rodney Ramcharan
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business
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Competition, banking, legislation

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

Chicago Working Paper No. 64, Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 11-21
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 21 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2012
Raghuram G. Rajan and Rodney Ramcharan
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business
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Bank branching, McFadden, political economy

Constituencies and Legislation: The Fight Over the Mcfadden Act of 1927

NBER Working Paper No. w17266
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 06 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2011
Raghuram G. Rajan and Rodney Ramcharan
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business
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The Effects of Competition in Consumer Credit Markets

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 13 May 2018 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2020
Stefan Gissler, Rodney Ramcharan and Edison Yu
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business and Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
Downloads 240 (137,901)
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Credit Union, Banking Competition, Consumer Credit, Shadow Banks

The Effects of Competition in Consumer Credit Markets

FRB of Philadelphia Working Paper No. 18-24
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 16 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2020
Stefan Gissler, Rodney Ramcharan and Edison Yu
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business and Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
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credit policies, consumer credit

The Effects of Competition in Consumer Credit Market

NBER Working Paper No. w26183
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 27 Aug 2019
Stefan Gissler, Rodney Ramcharan and Edison Yu
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business and Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
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Landed Interests and Financial Underdevelopment in the United States

Chicago GSB Research Paper No. 08-12, U of Chicago GSB Working Paper No. 21
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 11 Sep 2008
Raghuram G. Rajan and Rodney Ramcharan
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business
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Landed Interests and Financial Underdevelopment in the United States

NBER Working Paper No. w14347
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 23 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2010
Raghuram G. Rajan and Rodney Ramcharan
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business
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Signaling Status: The Impact of Relative Income on Household Consumption and Financial Decisions

Management Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 21 Jan 2020
Jesse Bricker, Jacob Krimmel and Rodney Ramcharan
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business
Downloads 123 (248,232)
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Signaling Status: The Impact of Relative Income on Household Consumption and Financial Decisions

FEDS Working Paper No. 2014-76
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 03 Oct 2014
Jesse Bricker, Rodney Ramcharan and Jacob Krimmel
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Downloads 115 (261,041)
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Signaling, Household Finance

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Inequality and Redistribution: Evidence from U.S. Counties and States, 1890-1930

Review of Economics and Statistics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 20 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2009
Rodney Ramcharan
University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business
Downloads 232 (143,076)
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Inequality, Redistribution

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Financing Capacity and Fire Sales: Evidence from Bank Failures

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 19 Nov 2013
Raghuram G. Rajan and Rodney Ramcharan
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business
Downloads 228 (145,446)
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Does Economic Diversification Lead to Financial Development?: Evidence from Topography

IMF Working Paper No. 06/35
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 23 Mar 2006
Rodney Ramcharan
University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business
Downloads 186 (175,879)

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Financial development, diversification, geography

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House Prices and Household Credit Access Evidence from Prosper.Com

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 02 Feb 2009
Rodney Ramcharan
University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business
Downloads 169 (191,377)
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House prices, Counsumer finance

Household Credit and Local Economic Uncertainty

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 27 Jun 2017
Marco Di Maggio, Amir Kermani, Rodney Ramcharan and Edison Yu
Harvard Business School, University of California, Berkeley, University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business and Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
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Household Credit and Local Economic Uncertainty

FRB of Philadelphia Working Paper No. 17-21
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 04 Aug 2017
Marco Di Maggio, Amir Kermani, Rodney Ramcharan and Edison Yu
Harvard Business School, University of California, Berkeley, University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business and Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
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consumer credit, mortgages, credit cards, lending practices

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Bank Balance Sheets and Liquidation Values: Evidence from Real Estate Collateral

Review of Financial Studies (2017)
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 23 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2019
Rodney Ramcharan
University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business
Downloads 133 (233,085)
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Financial Crises, Asset Prices, Banks

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The Link Between the Economic Structure and Financial Development

B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics, Vol. 10, No. 1, 2010
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 24 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2010
Rodney Ramcharan
University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business
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Financial Development, Economic Structure

Why an Economic Core: Domestic Transport Costs

Journal of Economic Geography, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 31 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2009
Rodney Ramcharan
University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business
Downloads 127 (242,340)
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Spatial Concentration, Domestic Transport Costs

Why an Economic Core: Domestic Transport Costs

Journal of Economic Geography, Vol. 9, Issue 4, pp. 559-581, 2009
Posted: 22 Jun 2009
Rodney Ramcharan
University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business

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spatial concentration, domestic transport costs

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Does the Exchange Rate Regime Matter for Real Shocks? Evidence from Windstorms and Earthquakes

Journal of International Economics, Vol. 73, No. 1, 2007
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 29 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2013
Rodney Ramcharan
University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business
Downloads 109 (269,973)
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Exchange Rates, Economic Adjustment, Shocks

The Impact of House Prices on Consumer Credit: Evidence from an Internet Bank

Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 12 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2012
Rodney Ramcharan and Christopher Crowe
University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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consumer credit, banking, house prices

The Impact of House Prices on Consumer Credit: Evidence from an Internet Bank

FEDS Working Paper No. 2012-60
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 27 Dec 2012
Rodney Ramcharan and Christopher Crowe
University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Consumer Credit, Banking, House Prices

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Migration and Human Capital Formation: Theory and Evidence from the U.S. High School Movement

IMF Working Paper No. 02/123
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 01 Feb 2006
Rodney Ramcharan
University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business
Downloads 94 (298,035)
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factor movements, human capital formation

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

NBER Working Paper No. w15083
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2010
Raghuram G. Rajan and Rodney Ramcharan
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business
Downloads 89 (308,473)
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How Big are the Benefits of Economic Diversification? Evidence from Earthquakes

IMF Working Paper No. 05/48
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 11 Jan 2006
Rodney Ramcharan
University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business
Downloads 84 (319,777)

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Risk, diversification, consumption

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Money, Meat, and Inflation: Using Price Data to Understand an Export Shock in Sudan

IMF Working Paper No. 02/84
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 30 Jan 2006
Rodney Ramcharan
University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business
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Inflation, Exchange Rate, Livestock, Money

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How Does Conditional Aid (Not) Work?

IMF Working Paper No. 02/183
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 01 Feb 2006
Rodney Ramcharan
University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business
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conditionality, policy reform

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The FOMC and the Mortgage Market

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 07 May 2019 Last Revised: 18 May 2020
Marco Giacoletti, Rodney Ramcharan and Edison Yu
Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business and Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
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Monetary Policy, FOMC, Uncertainty, Housing Market, Mortgage Application

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Cataclysms and Currencies: Does the Exchange Rate Regime Matter for Real Shocks?

IMF Working Paper No. 05/85
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 03 Mar 2006
Rodney Ramcharan
University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business
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Exchange rate, investment, shocks

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Columbia or High School? Understanding the Roles of Education in Development

IMF Working Paper No. 02/36
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 29 Jan 2006
Rodney Ramcharan
University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business
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education, development, growth

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Reputation, Debt, and Policy Conditionality

IMF Working Paper No. 03/192
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 06 Feb 2006
Rodney Ramcharan
University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business
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Economic reform, IMF lending

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What Can International Cricket Teach Us About the Role of Luck in Labor Markets?

IMF Working Paper No. 10/225
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 01 Feb 2011
Shekhar S. Aiyar and Rodney Ramcharan
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business
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Cross country analysis, Global competitiveness, Labor markets

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The Collateral Effects of Information in Auctions

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 01 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 29 May 2020
Rodney Ramcharan
University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business
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auctions, information, real estate,

How Banks Respond to Distress: Shifting Risks in Europe’s Banking Union

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 18 Feb 2020
Mark Mink, Rodney Ramcharan and Iman van Lelyveld
De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB), University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business and De Nederlandsche Bank
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banks; asset prices; regulation

How Banks Respond to Distress: Shifting Risks in Europe’s Banking Union

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 2020-006/IV
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 05 Mar 2020
Mark Mink, Rodney Ramcharan and Iman van Lelyveld
De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB), University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business and De Nederlandsche Bank
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bank capital, portfolio allocation, risk shifting, SSM

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How Banks Respond to Distress: Shifting Risks in Europe's Banking Union

De Nederlandsche Bank Working Paper No. 669, January 2020
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 05 Feb 2020
Mark Mink, Rodney Ramcharan and Iman van Lelyveld
De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB), University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business and De Nederlandsche Bank
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bank capital, portfolio allocation, risk shifting, SSM

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Constituencies and Legislation: The Fight Over the Mcfadden Act of 1927

FEDS Working Paper No. 2012-61
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 02 Jun 2017
Rodney Ramcharan and Rajan Raghuram
University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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