Jan Ondrich

Professor, Economics

Jan Ondrich

Contact Information

426 Eggers Hall
(315) 443-9052
Office Hours:
MoWe 2:15-3:30

Staff Support
Laura Walsh
(315) 443-9929

Curriculum Vitae
Jan Ondrich CV

Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research


Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1983


Econometrics, labor economics, urban economics

Personal Website



Fall 2021

ECN 302.002 Intermediate Macroeconomics, MoWe 12:45-2:05, HL 105
ECN 302.001 Intermediate Macroeconomics, MoWe 3:45-5:05, HL 202


Jan Ondrich is a Professor of Economics and a Senior Research Associate in the Center for Policy Research. Professor Ondrich's 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. Full Biography


Selected Papers

Research Interests

Maternity Leave Legislation

Racial Discrimination in Housing and Business Loans

Latent Trajectory Models

Research Grants and Awards

Principal Investigator. "How Did the 2007-2008 Housing Bust Affect Retirement Decisions?” Funded by the Center for Aging and Policy Studies Pilot Project Program Grant. 2013-2014.

Principal Investigator. “How Much Do Changes in Housing Wealth Influence the Decision to Retire?” Funded by the BC/SSA. 2011-2012.

Principal Investigator. “End of Life Trajectories: A Prospective Model.” Funded by the National Institute on Aging (NIA) Grant. 2009-2012.