Andrew James Houtenville

Associate Professor of Economics and Research Director of the Institute on Disability
Paul College 360J
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Fields of Specialization

Economics of Disability, Disability Statistics, Economics of Education, Public Finance, Labor Economics, and Applied Economics.


Ph.D., University of New Hampshire, Economics with Cognate in College Teaching, 1997
M.A., University of New Hampshire, Economics with Concentration in Public Policy, 1991
B.A., Richard Stockton College, Economics, 1988

Recent Publications

Houtenville, Andrew J. and Debra Brucker. 2013. Participation in Safety-Net Programs and the Utilization of Employment Services Among Working-Age Persons With Disabilities. Journal of Disability Policy Studies. Interim online location:

Burkhauser, Richard V., Andrew J. Houtenville, and Jennifer Tennant. 2012. Capturing the Elusive Population of People with Disabilities. Journal of Disability Policy Studies. Interim online location:

Houtenville, Andrew J. and Valentini Kalargyrou. 2012. People with Disabilities: Employers’ Perspectives on Recruitment Practices, Strategies, and Challenges in Leisure and Hospitality. Cornell Hospitality Quarterly 53(1) 40–52.

Brandt, Diane E., Andrew J. Houtenville, Minh T. Huynh, Leighton Chan, and Elizabeth K. Rasch. 2011. Connecting Contemporary Paradigms to the Social Security Administration’s Disability Evaluation Process. Journal of Disability Policy Studies 22(2), 116-128.

Houtenville, Andrew J. and Karen Smith Conway. 2008. Parental Effort, School Resources and Student Achievement. Journal of Human Resources 43(2), 437-453.