Andres Ramirez

Andres Ramirez

Dr. Andres Ramirez is currently an Associate Professor of Finance at Bryant University, where he teaches courses in Global Financial Management and Financial Modeling. He is also a visiting professor at Aalto University in Finland where he teaches Global Investments. In addition, he has taught in Chile, France, Spain, Colombia, China and Vietnam.

A passionate international finance professional, Dr. Ramirez’ academic career spans research and administrative positions. His research concentrates in multinational corporate finance, natural disasters as well as nonprofit financial management. Dr. Ramirez has published in prestigious journals such as International Business Review, Multinational Business Review, Journal of Multinational Financial Management, Journal of Financial Planning, and Public Finance Review. As teacher, Dr Ramirez has created innovative interdisciplinary courses such as Financial Developments in Latin America or Financing the Global Supply Chain.

He obtained his PhD in International Finance at the University of South Carolina, his masters from The University of Texas Pan American and his undergraduate degree from Universidad Austral de Chile.

Dr. Ramirez was the director of the international business program at Bryant University from 2014 until 2019. Under his directorship the program grew in size and achieved national recognition.


A native of Chile, Dr. Ramirez pursued an international finance career as a treasurer, controller and ERP manager before joining academics. As a member of a Chilean multinational firm, he worked with subsidiaries in Argentina, Venezuela, Brazil and Mexico.

An avid reader, gardener and sailor, Dr. Ramirez loves travel and foreign cultures.

Ph D, University of South Carolina

MBA, University of Texas Pan American

Inci, A.,Ramirez, A.,Saraoglu, H., Anatomy of Intraday Volatility at the Chilean Stock Exchange, Journal of Economics and Finance.

Ramirez, A.,Altay, N., Earthquakes and Market Capitalization: A Historical Perspective Using Panel Data, Global Business and Economics Review.

Ramirez, A.,Lofgren, J., The Gender Gap in Finance Learning, Journal of Teaching International Business.

Trifts, J. W.,Annavarjula, M.,Ramirez, A., How Global is Your Business School? – Programs, Participants and Purpose, Journal of International Business and Economy.

Khan, Z.,Ramirez, A.,Ketcham, D. C., The Effect of the Arab Spring on the Performance of Islamic and Conventional Banks in Egypt: Which Model Performs Better in Crisis?, International Journal of Financial Research, 2020.

Lofgren, J.,Ramirez, A.,Leigh, E., Simulating Global Strategic Challenges: a Teamwork Perspective, Palgrave, 2019.

Zdravkovic, S.,Ramirez, A.,Alexander,, E.,Phalin, A.,Racela , O., Preparing Students for Global Business: Enhancing the Use of Simulations in IB Teaching and Learning, Academy of International Business, 2018.

Annavarjula, M.,Folami, L.,Ramirez, A.,Zdravkovic, S., Use of integrative curriculum to enhance international business education, International Journal of Education Research, 2014.

Annavarjula, M.,Ramirez, A.,Zdravkovic, S., Integrating international business curriculum delivery, Academy of International Business, 2013.

Ramirez, A.,Ramirez, K., The determinants of non-profit growth: do social enterprise initiatives matter?, International Journal of Society Systems Science, 2013.

Zdravkovic, S.,Annavarjula, M.,Ramirez, A.,Folami, L., Use of Integrative Curriculum to Enhance International Business Education, Proceedings of The International Academy of Business and Public Administration 2013 Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, 2013.

Ramirez, A., Nonprofit cash holdings: Determinants and implications, Public Finance Review, 2011.

Ramirez, Andr\'es, .,Saraoglu, H., An Analytic Approach to Selecting a Nonprofit for Donation., Journal of Financial Planning, 2011.

Altay, N.,Ramirez, A., Impact of disasters on firms in different sectors: implications for supply chains, Journal of Supply Chain Management, 2010.

Ramirez, A.,Kwok, C. C., Settling the debate on multinational capital structure using the CEPR measure, Journal of Multinational Financial Management, 2010.

Ramirez, A.,Janiga, K., Non-profit and for profit convergence: are non-profits increasingly adopting private sector practices?, International Journal of Society Systems Science, 2009.

Ramirez, A.,Kwok, C., Multinationality as a moderator of national institutions: The case of culture and capital structure decisions, Multinational Business Review, 2009.

Ramirez, A.,Tadesse, S., Corporate cash holdings, uncertainty avoidance, and the multinationality of firms, International Business Review, 2009.

International Business Outstanding Research , 2022

Best Paper Award - Global Finance, 2020

Finalist Best Paper Award, 2016

Global Financial Management<br>Global Investments<br>International Finance<br>Financial Modeling

International Corporate Finance, International Corporate Governance, Non-profit Financial Management, Natural Disasters, Cross Country Cash Management

Academy of International Business

ALPFA Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting

Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action

Financial Management Association