John Sabelhaus
John Sabelhaus

Visiting Scholar

Washington Center for Equitable Growth

John Sabelhaus is a visiting scholar at the Washington Center for Equitable Growth, where he has been since 2019. Prior to that, he was assistant director in the Division of Research and Statistics at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. His roles at the Federal Reserve Board included oversight of the Microeconomic Surveys and Household and Business Spending sections, including primary responsibility for the Survey of Consumer Finances. Prior to joining the Federal Reserve Board staff, Sabelhaus was a senior economist at the Investment Company Institute and chief of Long Term Modeling at the Congressional Budget Office, where he oversaw the development of an integrated micro/macro model of Social Security and Medicare. He also served as an adjunct in the Department of Economics at the University of Maryland. Sabelhaus received his Ph.D., M.A., and B.A. in economics from the University of Maryland.

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