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Andrew B Abel

Ronald A. Rosenfeld Professor

Research Interests: macroeconomics, asset pricing, monetary economics, saving and investment, social security, costly observations and transactions

Links: Personal Website


PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1978; AB, Princeton University, 1974

Career and Recent Professional Awards; Teaching Awards

Fellow, Econometric Society, 1991; John Kenneth Galbraith Award, Harvard University, 1984; MBA Core Curriculum Cluster Award, 1996-97

Academic Positions Held

Wharton: 1986-present (named Ronald A. Rosenfeld Professor, 2003; Robert Morris Professor of Banking, 1989-2003; Ronald O. Perelman Professor of Finance, 1988-89; Amoco Term Professor of Finance, 1986-88). Previous appointments: Harvard University; University of Chicago. Visiting appointments: Tel Aviv University; The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Other Positions

Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research, 1983-; Member, Long-Term Modeling Group, Congressional Budget Office, 2001; Member Panel of Economic Advisers, Congressional Budget Office, 2001-2005; Member, Technical Panel on Assumptions and Methods, Social Security Advisory Board, 1999; Visiting Scholar, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, 1989-92, 1996; Economic Consultant, Bank of Portugal, 1976

Professional Leadership 2005-2009

Advisory Board, Carnegie-Rochester Conference Series on Public Policy, 1990-present.