Heinrich, Jeffery

At UW-Whitewater

University - Faculty/Staff
Office Phone
(262) 472-5583
Office Location
HH 4304C

  • Ph.D. in Economics, University of Hawaii at Manoa, December 1998

  • M.A. in Economics, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 1995

  • B.A. in Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1992


Jeffery S. Heinrich, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, and has in the past served as department chair. Before coming to UWW, Dr. Heinrich held a Visiting Assistant Professor position at Wabash College in Indiana. 

Dr. Heinrich’s research has wandered broadly, all generally classified as applied microeconomics. Early work was in the field of international economics, with subsequent articles on the productivity of Ph.D. recipients, the impact on interest rates when credit unions convert to for-profit banks, a few papers on decomposing property values by property characteristics, and most recently work estimating the elasticity of demand for tap water. Upcoming work concerns the property value impact of broadband internet access.

Dr. Heinrich has taught a broad array of courses including Principles of Micro and Macroeconomics (201 and 202), International Economics (401), Economics of Globalization (431), Environmental and Natural Resource Economics (471), graduate Economics Foundations (704), Advanced International Economics (758), and the UWW General Education Core course Global Perspectives (GENED 140).

Recent Publications:

  1. “An Estimation of the Elasticity of Demand for Tap Water,” with R. Kashian, E. Cramer, and B. Narveson, Journal of Strategic Innovation and Sustainability 7(3), March 2012, pp. 100-112. 
  2. “Pricing the Homebuyer’s Proximity to Open Land,” with R. Kashian, Journal of Applied Business and Economics, vol. 11, July 2010, pp. 17-25.
  3. “Credit Union to Mutual Conversion:  Do Interest Rates Diverge?” with R. Kashian, Contemporary Economic Policy, vol. 26, January 2008, pp. 107-121.

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