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Ryan Monarch

Ryan Monarch

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338 Eggers Hall

Office Hours:

Mondays and Wednesdays 1:00 - 2:00 and by appointment

Ryan Monarch

Assistant Professor, Economics Department


Fall 2023

ECN 465: International Trade Theory and Policy

ECN 765: Advanced International Trade: Theory and Evidence

Highest degree earned

Ph.D., University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, 2014


Ryan Monarch researches buyer-supplier relationships in international trade and how the recent tariff war affected U.S. exports and supply chains. He served as a Principal Economist for the International Finance division of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve from 2014-2021. His work has been published in the Review of Economics and Statistics, the Journal of International Economics and other publications. His research has been cited by The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Bloomberg, The Economist and Reuters, among others. He received a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Michigan in 2014.

Areas of Expertise

International trade, supply chains, U.S.-China trade

Research Grant Awards and Projects

Principal Investigator, “Import Price Inflation across Different U.S. Demographic Groups”.  Appleby-Mosher Grant, Syracuse University, 2023

Co-Principal Investigator: “Trade Shocks and U.S. Firm's Global Supply Chains” NBER Research Grant, 2021-2022


"Structural Change and Global Trade," with Logan Lewis, Michael Sposi, and Jing Zhang. Journal of the European Economic Association,  20(1), February 2022. Pages 476-512.

“It’s Not You, It’s Me: Price, Quality, and Switching in U.S.-China Trade Relationships” Review of Economics and Statistics, 104(5), September 2022. Pages 909-928.

"Estimating Unequal Gains Across U.S. Consumers with Supplier Trade Data," with Colin Hottman. Journal of International Economics Volume 127, November 2020

"Identifying Foreign Suppliers in U.S. Import Data," with Fariha Kamal. Review of International Economics 26(1), February 2018. Pages 117-139.

"Domestic Gains to Offshoring? Evidence from TAA-Linked U.S. Microdata," with Jooyoun Park and Jagadeesh Sivadasan. Journal of International Economics Volume 105, March 2017. Pages 150-173. 

"Rising Wages: Has China Lost its Global Labor Advantage?" with Dennis Yang and Vivian Chen. Pacific Economic Review 15(4), October 2010. Pages 482-504