Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1983
Econometrics, labor economics, urban economics
ECN 422.001 Introduction to Statistics and Econometrics, TuTh 9:30-10:50, Online
ECN 720.002 Discrete Choice & Duration, TuTh 2:00-3:20, Newhouse 2 340
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
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.