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Ryan Brady

Recent Research*

Brady, Ryan, R., Insler, Michael, A., and Ahmed S. Rahman (2017) “Bad Company: Understanding Negative Peer Effects in College Achievement,” European Economic Review, Vol. 98, 2017, 144-168.

Brady, Ryan, R., Insler, Michael, A  (2017) "Order of Play Advantage in Sequential Tournaments: Evidence from randomized settings in professional golf," USNA Working paper 54 

Brady, Ryan (2017) “SOAS Performance and BUD/S success,” data analysis and report for Naval Special Warfare Command, Coronado, CA. June.

Brady, Ryan, Insler, Michael (2017) “Gender, Minority Status and Professional Outcomes: Evidence from United States Naval Academy Graduates,” data analysis and report for U.S. Navy's Office of Talent Optimization, June.

Brady, Ryan, Insler, Michael (2017) “Peer Assessment as a Predictor of Success: Evidence from United States Naval Academy Students,” data analysis and report for U.S. Navy's Office of Talent Optimization, July.

Brady, Ryan, R. (2014) “The Spatial Diffusion of Regional Housing Prices across U.S. States,” Regional Science and Urban Economics, 46, 150-166.

*Click here for data, programs and Appendices supporting some of these papers.

Older Papers

Brady, Ryan, R., Stimel, Derek, and Steven Sumner (2014), “The Rise of the Housing-Wealth Effect: Counterfactual Impulse Response Analysis,” Review of Economics & Finance, 4 (November), 1-17. 

Bouvet, Florence, Brady, Ryan, R., and Sharmila King (2013) “Debt Contagion in Europe: A Panel-Vector Autoregressive (VAR) Analysis,” in Special issue “The Eurozone Crisis: A Multidisciplinary Perspective” of Social Sciences, 2(4), 318–340.

AysunUluc, Brady, Ryan, R., and Adam Honig (2013) “Financial Frictions and the Strength of Monetary Transmission” Journal of International Money and Finance, 32 (February), 1097-1119.

Brady, Ryan, R. and Stimel, DS (2011) “How the Housing and Financial Wealth Effects Have Changed over Time,” The B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics: Vol. 11: Iss. 1 (Topics), Article 28. 

Brady, Ryan, R. (2011) “Measuring the diffusion of housing prices across space and over time,” Journal of Applied Econometrics, 26, 2 (March), 213-231.

Brady, Ryan, R. (2011) “Consumer Credit, Liquidity, and the Transmission Mechanism of Monetary Policy,” Economic Inquiry, 49, 1 (January), 246-263.

Brady, Ryan, R., and Victoria A. Greenfield (2010) “Competing Explanations of U.S. Defense Industry Consolidation in the 1990s and Their Policy Implications,” Contemporary Economic Policy, 28, 2 (April), 288-306.

Brady, Ryan, R. (2008) “Structural Breaks and Consumer Credit: Is Consumption Smoothing finally a Reality?” Journal of Macroeconomics, 30, 1246-1268.  


Appendices, Data, Working Papers and related Materials

1.  “How the Housing and Financial Wealth Effects have changed over Time,” (with Derek Stimel)

See here for the USNA Working paper #2011-31; and here for the appendix to the working paper.  The published version has more detailed discussion on the break test results (and their context with respect to recent economic history). 

See here for the updated appendix for the published version of the paper. 

2. “Measuring the diffusion of housing prices across space and over time.”

The 2008 working paper version can be found here.  Note, an older (rough) version circulated under a different title: “Measuring the persistence of spatial autocorrelation: How long does the spatial connection between housing markets last?”

Data Files Contains excel files of “raw” data and text files and programs used with Gauss to sort and transform the data. 

Matlab m-file providing a step-by-step guide to estimate the spatial IRFs can be downloaded here.

3.  “Consumer Credit, Liquidity, and the Transmission Mechanism of Monetary Policy”

2008 Working Paper version can be found here.  This version includes quarterly data. 

A series of robustness checks are provided here (referenced in both versions). 

4.  “Competing Explanations of U.S. Defense Industry Consolidation in the 1990s and Their Policy Implications”

Click here for the earlier working paper version.

5.  “Financial Frictions and the Strength of Monetary Transmission”

Click here for an earlier working paper version.

6. “The Spatial Diffusion of Regional Housing Prices across U.S. States” 

Working Paper version and associated Appendix

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