Andrew Houtenville

Andrew Houtenville is a man with very short hair and a salt and pepper beard wearing a tweed suit jacket and light blue shirt with a dark blue striped tie
Center Director, CMDR
Research Director

Professional Background

Dr. Andrew Houtenville is a Professor of Economics and Research Director at the Institute on Disability at the University of New Hampshire. He is extensively involved in disability statistics and employment policy research. He has been published widely in the areas of disability statistics and the economic status of people with disabilities. Dr. Houtenville received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of New Hampshire in 1997 and was a National Institute on Aging Post-Doctoral Fellow at Syracuse University in 1998/1999. He was also a Senior Research Associate at Cornell University and New Editions Consulting in McLean, Virginia.

Courses Taught

  • ECON 727: Advanced Econometrics
  • ECON 927: Econometrics II


  • Ph.D., Economics, University of New Hampshire
  • M.A., Economics, University of New Hampshire
  • B.A., Economics, Stockton University

Research Interests

  • Applied Economics
  • Economics of Disability

Selected Publications

  • Houtenville, A. J., Paul, S., & Brucker, D. L. (2021). Changes in the Employment Status of People With and Without Disabilities in the United States During the COVID-19 Pandemic. ARCHIVES OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, 102(7), 1420-1423. doi:10.1016/j.apmr.2021.03.019

  • Phillips, K. G., Wishengrad, J. S., & Houtenville, A. J. (2021). Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions Among All-Payer Claimants With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. AJIDD-AMERICAN JOURNAL ON INTELLECTUAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES, 126(3), 203-215. doi:10.1352/1944-7558-126.3.203

  • Houtenville, A. J., & Ozabaci, D. (2019). Setting Expectations for Claimant Ability to Work: Investigating the Occupational Requirements and Functional Capacity of Workers with Early Onset Health Conditions. Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper, (2019).

  • Reichard, A., Stransky, M., Brucker, D., & Houtenville, A. (2019). The relationship between employment and health and health care among working-age adults with and without disabilities in the United States. DISABILITY AND REHABILITATION, 41(19), 2299-2307. doi:10.1080/09638288.2018.1465131

  • Flaubert, J., Robert, W., Houtenville, A., & Sanchez, J. (2019). Collection of Information on Function and Disability. In Functional Assessment for Adults with Disabilities (pp. 45-74). National Academies Press.

  • Burkhauser, R. V., Houtenville, A. J., & Tennant, J. R. (2014). Capturing the Elusive Working-Age Population With Disabilities: Reconciling Conflicting Social Success Estimates From the Current Population Survey and American Community Survey. JOURNAL OF DISABILITY POLICY STUDIES, 24(4), 195-205. doi:10.1177/1044207312446226

  • Houtenville, A., & Kalargyrou, V. (2012). People with Disabilities: Employers' Perspectives on Recruitment Practices, Strategies, and Challenges in Leisure and Hospitality. CORNELL HOSPITALITY QUARTERLY, 53(1), 40-52. doi:10.1177/1938965511424151

  • Houtenville, A. J., & Conway, K. S. (2008). Parental effort, school resources, and student achievement. JOURNAL OF HUMAN RESOURCES, 43(2), 437-453. Retrieved from

  • Burkhauser, R. V., Daly, M. C., Houtenville, A. J., & Nargis, N. (2002). Self-reported work-limitation data: What they can and cannot tell us. DEMOGRAPHY, 39(3), 541-555. doi:10.1353/dem.2002.0025

  • Conway, K. S., & Houtenville, A. J. (2001). Elderly migration and state fiscal policy: Evidence from the 1990 census migration flaws. NATIONAL TAX JOURNAL, 54(1), 103-123. doi:10.17310/ntj.2001.1.05