Professor Ross

Stephen Ross

Professor (Economics)

(959)200-3815 (Hartford)
(860)570-3533 (Storrs)
Email contact preferred

Office Location

(Hartford) Library Building, Room 426
(Storrs) Oak Hall, Room 346

Mailing Address

University of Connecticut
10 Prospect Street
Hartford, CT 06103-2814

Office Hours

By appointment

Stephen L. Ross is a professor at the University of Connecticut in the Department of Economics, and Urban and Community Studies. Professor Ross has developed a national reputation based on academic and applied public policy research in the areas of mortgage lending and housing discrimination. Professor Ross also has conducted research on a variety of topics within urban economics including racial differences in homeownership, racial segregation, and minority outcomes in urban labor markets. He has published in prestigious academic journals including the Journal of Political Economy, Review of Economics and Statistics, The Economic Journal, the American Economic Journal-Economic Policy, Social Problems and the Journal of Urban Economics, and published the Color of Credit with MIT Press in 2002. His research has been funded by the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the FannieMae Foundation, the Ford Foundation, the MacArthur Foundation, and the National Institutes of Health. Professor Ross also has consulted for Abt Associates, FannieMae, the National Consumer Law Center, the New York State Attorney General’s office, and the Urban Institute. He also edits the Urban and Real Estate Economics working paper announcement service for New Papers in Economics (NEP).


Urban Economics, Local Public Finance, Economics of Discrimination