John Sabelhaus is an adjunct in the Department of Economics at the University of Maryland, where he teaches Current Issues in American Economic Policy (ECON 401) and Health Economics (ECON 465). His research is policy-oriented, focusing on issues in retirement, earnings, inequality, household finance, and health. John earned his PhD in economics from the University of Maryland in 1988.

John is also currently Assistant Director in the Division of Research and Statistics at the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, DC. Between 2011 and 2015, he was Section Chief overseeing the Board's team responsible for the Survey of Consumer Finances. Between 2000 and 2007 he was Unit Chief for Long Term Modeling at the Congressional Budget Office in Washington, DC, where he managed the team of economists developing the CBO Long-Term (CBOLT) policy simulation model. He is currently on sabbatical and visiting the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

Areas of Interest

  • Public
  • Labor
  • Household Finance
Course Name Course Title Semester Syllabus
ECON401 Current Issues in American Economic Policy Fall 2016
ECON401 Current Issues in American Economic Policy Spring 2016
ECON401 Current Issues in American Economic Policy Fall 2015
Email
sabelhaus [at] econ.umd.edu