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David Ramsour, Ph.D.

David Ramsour, Ph.D.

Private Consultant, Researcher and Economist

 United States
Timezone: America/Chicago


David Ramsour has performed research in economic development and international finance in the Middle East. He has taught economics and international finance at Baylor, the University of Hawaii, and the University of Texas at Dallas. He has lectured at Keidanren (Tokyo), Pacific Basin Economic Council, CINCPAC Security Conferences (US Pacific Command), and numerous national conferences and Asian/European centers of higher learning on global issues and strategies, capital flows, and venture capital.

Before becoming a private consultant with a focus on financial markets, project analysis, and strategic planning, he served as senior vice president, Bank of Hawaii (1982-1995) and vice president, economist, First National Bank of Dallas and First International Bancshares (1971-1982). He served three terms as member of the American Bankers Association Council of Economic Advisors in Washington, D.C.

He has worked in Asia, Latin America, the Middle East, and Europe as a risk manager or financial advisor for a number of firms; advised the government of Federated States of Micronesia on development of independent monetary system; was retained by the Government of Palau to formulate and write the country’s Economic Development Plan in compliance with the requirements of the Department of Interior and Congress to obtain Compact of Free Association; and was retained by Fletcher Challenge, Inc. and Pacific Development and Investment Corporation, both of New Zealand, to locate and evaluate
international development projects in Asia and Pacific island states.

He earned a B.A. and M.A. in Economics from Baylor University (1962/1964); did post-graduate studies at the University of Lund, Sweden; studied as a Rotary Fellow in Economic Development/Industrial Planning at the American University of Beirut; was a Ph.D. Faculty Fellow in Asian and Financial/Political Studies at Columbia University in New York and Tokyo (1969-1971); and earned a Ph.D. in International Finance from the University of Texas (1976).

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