Andrew B. Abel is the Ronald A. Rosenfeld Professor of Finance and a Professor of Economics at the Wharton School.

His research interests include asset pricing, costly observations and transactions, macroeconomics, monetary economics, saving and investment, and social security. Abel has published extensively on fiscal policy, capital formation, monetary policy, asset pricing, and social security — as well as serving on the editorial boards of numerous journals. He has been honored as the Alfred P. Sloan Fellow, a Fellow of the Econometric Society, and a recipient of the John Kenneth Galbraith Award for teaching excellence. He is a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research and a member of the Advisory Board of the Carnegie-Rochester Conference Series.

He received his AB summa cum laude from Princeton University and holds a PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.