Gary V. Engelhardt
Melvin A. Eggers Economics Faculty Scholar
Faculty Associate, Aging Studies Institute
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1993
Housing markets and policies, taxation, saving behavior, pensions, Social Security, and aging
ECN 521 TuTh 9:30am - 10:50am
ECN 510 TuTh 11:00am - 12:30pm
ECN 522 TuTh 12:30 - 1:50pm
Gary V. Engelhardt is the Melvin A. Eggers Faculty Scholar and Professor of Economics in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University, and a Faculty Associate in the Syracuse University Aging Studies Institute. He holds a B.A. in economics from Carleton College and a Ph.D. in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Dr. Engelhardt’s specialties are in the economics of aging, household saving, pensions, Social Security, taxation, and housing markets. His current research focuses on three areas: the impact of access to affordable housing on the health and living arrangements of the elderly, sponsored by the MacArthur Foundation; the impact of Vietnam-era military service on Social Security benefits, sponsored by the Social Security Administration; and the economic evaluation of asset-building policies such as Individual Development Accounts and children’s savings accounts. He teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in public economics, applied econometrics, and program evaluation.
His work and commentary have been featured nationally, including in The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, Fox News, CNBC, MSNBC, National Public Radio’s Morning Edition, and American Public Media’s Marketplace.