Dr. Srikanth Ramamurthy

RamamurthyAssociate Professor of Economics


Sellinger Hall 323

Research Areas

Bayesian Econometrics, Applied Time Series, Macroeconomics, Financial Economics

Academic Degrees

Ph D, Washington University in St. Louis, 2009

Representative Publications

“Human Capital Choice and the Wage Gap: The Role of Worklife Expectancy and Statistical Discrimination” (with Normal Sedgley) Journal of Labor Research, 2015 36(2) 175-187

“DSGE Models with Student-t Errors” (with Siddhartha Chib) Econometric Reviews, 2014 33(1- 4) 152-171

“Learning and Loss Functions: Comparing Optimal and Operational Monetary Policy Rules” (with Eric Gaus) International Journal of Mathematical Modeling and Numerical Optimization, 2014 5(1/2) 64-78

“Exploring Fiscal Policy at Zero Interest Rates in Intermediate Macroeconomics” (with Norman Sedgley) Journal of Economic Education, 2013 44(4) 353-363

"Tailored randomized block MCMC methods with application to DSGE models" (Joint work with Siddhartha Chib) Journal of Econometrics 155(2010) 19-38.

"DSGE models with student-t errors" (Joint work with Siddhartha Chib) Econometric Reviews

Professional Memberships

Econometric Society
American Economic Association
American Finance Association
Southern Economic Association

Current Projects

"Monetary Policy Regime Changes and the Term Structure: Evidence from a DSGE Model " (Joint work with Siddhartha Chib and Kyu-Ho Kang) Under review

"Labor Market Discrimination and Endogenous Worker Characteristics" (Joint work with Norman Sedgley)

"Bayesian Estimation of New Keynesian Models with Learning" (Joint work with Eric Gaus)