Gary V. Engelhardt
320F Lyman Hall
Staff Support: Katherine Hills X2703
Faculty Associate, Aging Studies Institute
Aging Studies Institute
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1993
Housing markets and policies, taxation, saving behavior, pensions, Social Security, and aging
Gary V. Engelhardt is 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 the COVID-19 pandemic on housing markets; the impact of
population aging on housing markets; and the evaluation of field experiments in household
saving and financial behavior. He is an editor of the Journal of Pension Economics and
Finance, and 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, Forbes, New York Times, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles
Times, USA Today, Yahoo News, Fox News, CNBC, MSNBC, C-SPAN, National Public
Radio’s Morning Edition, and American Public Media’s Marketplace.
By appointments only