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B. Ravikumar

Vice President and Deputy Director of Research

Education

Ph.D. Economics
The University of Iowa
1989

M.S. Economics
Carnegie Mellon University
1985

M.S. Industrial Engineering
National Institute For Training in Industrial Engineering
1983

B.E. Electrical Engineering
Indian Institute of Science, India
1981

B.S. Physics
University of Bombay, India
1978

Contact Info

Phone: (314) 444-7312
Fax: (314) 444-8731

Research Division
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
P.O. Box 442
St. Louis, MO 63166-0442

For media inquiries contact:
Laura Taylor
mediainquiries@stls.frb.org
Office: (314) 444-8783
Cell: (314) 313-4613





Review Articles

"Price Equalization Does Not Imply Free Trade,"
with Piyusha Mutreja, Raymond Riezman and Michael J. Sposi.
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, Fourth Quarter 2015, Vol. 97, No. 4, 323-39.
DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.20955/r.2015.323-39


Regional Economist Articles

"Why Was the Decline in U.S. Trade Larger This Time? A Global View,"
with Lin Shao and Michael Sposi.
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Regional Economist, October 2013.

"Who Is Concealing Earnings and Still Collecting Unemployment Benefits?"
with David L. Fuller and Yuzhe Zhang.
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Regional Economist, April 2013.

"Unemployment Insurance: Payments, Overpayments and Unclaimed Benefits,"
with David L. Fuller and Yuzhe Zhang.
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Regional Economist, October 2012.

"Earnings Growth Over a Lifetime: Not What It Used To Be,"
with Yu-Chien Kong.
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Regional Economist, April 2012.


Economic Synopses Articles

"Labor Compensation and Labor Productivity: Recent Recoveries and the Long-Term Trend,"
with Lin Shao.
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Synopses, 2016, No. 16.

"Have Labor Costs Slowed the Recovery?"
with Lin Shao.
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Synopses, 2016, No. 14.

"Secular Stagnation and Returns on Capital,"
with Paul Gomme and Peter Rupert.
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Synopses, 2015, No. 19.

"Accounting for Discouraged Workers in the Unemployment Rate,"
with Lin Shao.
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Synopses, 2014, No. 9.

"Discouraged Workers: What Do We Know?"
with Lin Shao.
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Synopses, 2014, No. 6.

"Unemployment Benefits: How Much Money Goes Unclaimed?"
with David L. Fuller and Yuzhe Zhang.
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Synopses, 2013, No. 18.

"What Flattened the Earnings Profile of Recent College Graduates?"
with Yu-Chien Kong.
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Synopses, 2013, No. 14.

"Bouncing Back from the Great Recession: The United States Versus Europe,"
with Thomas F. Cooley and Peter Rupert.
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Synopses, 2012, No. 32.

"Unemployment Insurance Fraud,"
with David L. Fuller and Yuzhe Zhang.
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Synopses, 2012, No. 28.




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