Skip to main content Skip to main content

B. Ravikumar

Senior 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:
Shera Dalin
mediainquiries@stls.frb.org
Phone: (314) 444-3911

B. Ravikumar

Senior Vice President and Deputy Director of Research


Recent Publication in the Journal of International Economics: Capital Accumulation and Dynamic Gains from Trade




Working Papers

"On the Transition to Modern Growth"
with Guillaume Vandenbroucke
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Working Paper 2023-026B, October 2023

"TFP, Capital Deepening, and Gains from trade"
with Ana Maria Santacreu and  Michael J. Sposi
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Working Paper 2022-034A, September 2022

"Private Information and Optimal Infant Industry Protection"
with  Raymond Riezman and  Yuzhe Zhang
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Working Paper 2022-013A, May 2022

"Technology adoption, mortality, and population dynamics"
with  John Hejkal and Guillaume Vandenbroucke
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Working Paper 2020-039G, February 2024

"Enduring Relationships in an Economy with Capital and Private Information"
with  Aubhik Khan and  Latchezar Popov
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Working Paper 2020-034C, September 2020

"Convergence to Rational Expectations in Learning Models: A Note of Caution"
with YiLi Chien and  In-Koo Cho
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Working Paper 2020-027B, September 2020

"Capital Goods Trade and Economic Development"
with  Piyusha Mutreja and  Michael J. Sposi
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Working Paper 2014-012A, May 2014

"Price Equalization Does Not Imply Free Trade"
with  Piyusha Mutreja,  Raymond Riezman, and  Michael J. Sposi
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Working Paper 2012-010B, June 2012