Professor Ody is a Research Assistant Professor at the Kellogg School of Management. He is an applied microeconomist whose research focuses on health-care economics and the industrial organization of the health care market. He has studied the consequences of horizontal and vertical changes in market structure in a number of health-care sectors, the reactions of nonprofit hospitals to wealth shocks, and the effects of the macroeconomy on health-care spending.
Ody holds a PhD in Management and Strategy from the Kellogg School of Management, and a BA in Economics from Haverford College. Prior to attending graduate school he worked at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.