Gary Engelhardt

Professor, Economics, Maxwell School of Citizenship & Public Affairs

Faculty Associate, Aging Studies Institute
Faculty Affiliate, Center for Aging and Policy Studies

Curriculum Vitae


Gary V. Engelhardt is Professor of Economics in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University, and 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, Social Security, pensions, housing markets, household saving, and taxation. 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, Fortune, New York Times, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, USA Today, Yahoo News, CNN, Fox News, CNBC, MSNBC, C-SPAN, National Public Radio’s Morning Edition, and American Public Media’s Marketplace.



Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1993
B.A. Carleton College, 1987.


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Location: 320F Lyman Hall