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Jan Ondrich CV
Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1983
Econometrics, labor economics, urban economics
ECN 302.004 Intermediate Macroeconomics T/TH 9:30-10:50
ECN 720.002 Adv. Topics In Econometrics: Discrete Choice & Duration Analysis T/TH 2:00-3:20
Jan Ondrich, Professor of Economics, concentrates his research on applying discrete choice
models and duration models to topics in labor economics, aging, demography, and
urban and real estate economics.
His work in demography examines the effect of the introduction of divorce in Chile on fertility. This work is forthcoming in the Review of Economics of the Household. Some of Jan's work in urban economics deals with audit methodology in relation to housing discrimination. He was a senior econometrician for the 1989 HUD-sponsored Housing Discrimination Study and has contributed to several studies using the HDS data. Ondrich has also received a grant from Upjohn to study the determinants of the location decision for foreign direct investment in the United States. More recently, he has worked with Paul Liu and Mary Lovely on the location of foreign direct investment in China. More
Maternity Leave Legislation
Racial Discrimination in Housing and Business Loans
Latent Trajectory Models
Research Grants and Awards
"How Did the 2007-2008 Housing
Bust Affect Retirement Decisions?” Center for Aging and Policy Studies Pilot
Project Program Grant. 2013-2014.
“How Much Do Changes in
Housing Wealth Influence the Decision to Retire?” BC/SSA . 2011-2012.
“End of Life
Trajectories: A Prospective Model.” National Institute on Aging (NIA) Grant.