Ph.D., Boston College, 1974
Professor Ramsay came to the Economics Department at URI in
1973. From 1985 to 1990 he served in the President's office as the Director
of Planning and Institutional Research, from 1990 to 1994 he was chair of
the Economics Department, and has now returned to full time teaching.
Since returning to the department Professor Ramsay's research interests have been in the application of economics. He has written several economic impact statements and is the manager of the URI/Providence Journal Index of Leading Economic Indicators for the State of Rhode Island.
Professor Ramsay has concentrated on teaching our core courses as well as the Business and Government course. He enjoys educational experimentation and has recently written articles about using TV journalism in the classroom. He would be more than happy to advise any students that enjoy learning whether their goals be graduate school or immediate employment.
Professor Ramsay's classes are:
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