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Ben Ranish

Education

  • Ph.D., Economics, Harvard University, 2013
  • B.A., Economics/Applied Math, University of California Berkeley, 2005
Current Research Topics
  • Banking, Financial Regulation, Household Finance
  • Principal Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2020 - present
  • Senior Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2016 - 2020
  • Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2013 - 2016
  • COVID-19 as a stress test: Assessing the bank regulatory framework
    Elizabeth Duncan, Akos Horvath, Diana Iercosan, Bert Loudis, Alice Maddrey, Francis Martinez, Timothy Mooney, Ben Ranish, Ke Wang, Missaka Warusawitharana, and Carlo Wix
    Journal of Financial Stability (2022)
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jfs.2022.101016
    See also » FRB Working Paper (2021)
  • New Accounting Framework Faces Its First Test: CECL During the Pandemic
    Bert Loudis, Sasha Pechenik, Ben Ranish, Cindy M. Vojtech, and Helen Xu
    FEDS Notes (2021)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/2380-7172.3025
  • COVID-19 as a Stress Test: Assessing the Bank Regulatory Framework
    Alice Abboud, Elizabeth Duncan, Akos Horvath, Diana Iercosan, Bert Loudis, Francis Martinez, Timothy Mooney, Ben Ranish, Ke Wang, Missaka Warusawitharana, and Carlo Wix
    Finance and Economics Discussion Series (2021)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/FEDS.2021.024
  • Do the Rich Get Richer in the Stock Market? Evidence from India
    John Y. Campbell, Tarun Ramadorai, and Benjamin Ranish
    American Economic Review: Insights (2019)
    https://doi.org/10.1257/aeri.20180158
  • CECL and the Credit Cycle
    Bert Loudis and Ben Ranish
    Finance and Economics Discussion Series (2019)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/FEDS.2019.061
  • An Empirical Economic Assessment of the Costs and Benefits of Bank Capital in the United States
    Simon Firestone, Amy Lorenc, and Ben Ranish
    Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review (2019)
    https://doi.org/10.20955/r.101.203-30
  • Sources of Modelling Variation in CECL Allowances
    Fang Du, Chris Finger, Ben Ranish, and Robert Sarama
    New Impairment Model Under IFRS 9 and CECL (2018)
  • The Impact of Regulation on Mortgage Risk: Evidence from India
    John Y. Campbell, Tarun Ramadorai, and Benjamin Ranish
    American Economic Journal: Economic Policy (2015)
    https://doi.org/10.1257/pol.20130220
  • Getting Better Or Feeling Better? How Equity Investors Respond to Investment Experience
    John Y. Campbell, Tarun Ramadorai, and Benjamin Ranish
    NBER Working Paper Series (2014)
    https://doi.org/10.3386/w20000
  • Essays on Stock Investing and Investor Behavior
    Benjamin Ranish
    Harvard University (2013)
  • conference

    May 2015

    Society for Financial Studies Cavalcade

    Getting Better or Feeling Better?

  • conference

    September 2017

    FDIC Banking Research Conference

    Strategic Response to Supervisory Coverage: Evidence from the Syndicated Loan Market

  • conference

    November 2017

    Southern Finance Association

    Strategic Response to Supervisory Coverage: Evidence from the Syndicated Loan Market

Referee
  • Journal of Economics and Business
  • Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking
  • Journal of Political Economy
  • Management Science
  • Quarterly Journal of Economics
  • Review of Financial Studies
Last update: October 3, 2022