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Ram Yamarthy

Contact Information

Address: 2403 SH-DH, 3620 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Email: yamarthy@wharton.upenn.edu

Overview

Start Year: 2011

Research Interests:

Asset Pricing and Macroeconomics, Term Structure of Interest Rates, Time Series Econometrics, Policy-related Issues

Previous Education: 

Stern School of Business, New York University (2007 - 2011)

B.S. in Economics, B.A. in Mathematics (Magna Cum Laude)

 

Research

Research

Work-in-Progress:

"Monetary Policy Risks in the Bond Markets and Macroeconomy" (joint with Ivan Shaliastovich)

Publications:

"The Effect of Credit Shocks on Bond Yields" -- Best Paper Award, Journal of Undergraduate Research in Finance 2011
 
Research Fellowships:
 
Mathieu Taschereau-Dumouchel (Summer 2012)
David Backus (Summer: 2009, 2010)
Thomas Sargent (Summer 2010)

Awards And Honors

  • Mark Bertus Prize (Best Paper) -- Journal of Undergraduate Research in Finance, 2011
  • Beta Gamma Sigma, 2011
  • Univ. of Penn Dean's Fellowship for Distinguished Merit, 2011-2015

Teaching

Undergraduate / MBA:

FNCE 101 (TA) -- Monetary Economics & Gloabl Environment

FNCE 393/893 (TA) -- Global Monetary Policy & Financial Stability Policy

PhD:

FNCE 937 (TA) -- Quantitative Macro-Finance

FNCE 921 (TA) -- Empirical Methods in Finance