Mr. Sean Keehan, MA

Executive in Residence - Economics

sean keehan

Academic Degrees

B.A., St. Mary’s College
M.A., American University

Biography

Mr. Sean Keehan has been teaching Microeconomic Principles, Macroeconomic Principles, and Health Economics at Loyola University Maryland since 2005.  He has also worked in the Office of the Actuary for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, primarily working on short-run (10-year) projections of the National Health Expenditure Accounts, focusing on the projections of the prescription drug sector.  He also worked on health reform modeling and long-run projections of Medicare and overall health spending for the annual Medicare Trustees Reports.  He has published several articles in Health Affairs and The Survey of Current Business and has made presentations on C-SPAN, Capitol Hill, and several health care conferences.  He also previously worked for the Bureau of Economic Analysis on a team compiling quarterly measures of the nation’s Gross Domestic Product.  He earned his MA in Economics from American University and his BA in Economics from St. Mary’s College of Maryland, where he also earned Academic All-American honors on the Men’s Basketball team.   

Publications

Cuckler, Gigi, Andrea Sisko, John Poisal, Sean Keehan, Sheila Smith, Andrew Madison, Christian Wolfe, and James Hardesty.  “National Health Expenditure Projections, 2017-26: Despite Uncertainty, Fundamentals Primarily Drive Spending Growth.”  Health Affairs 37 (3): 482-492.

Keehan, Sean, Devin Stone,  John Poisal, Gigi Cuckler, Andrea Sisko, Sheila Smith, Andrew Madison, Christian Wolfe, and Joseph Lizonitz.  “National Health Expenditure Projections, 2016-25: Price Increases, Aging Push Sector To 20 Percent of Economy.”  Health Affairs 36 (3): 553-563.

Keehan, Sean, John Poisal, Gigi Cuckler, Andrea Sisko, Sheila Smith, Devin Stone, Andrew Madison, Christian Wolfe, and Joseph Lizonitz.  “National Health Expenditure Projections, 2015-25: Economy, Prices, And Aging Expected To Shape Spending And Enrollment.”  Health Affairs 35 (8): 1444-1455

Keehan, Sean, Gigi Cuckler, Andrea Sisko, Andrew Madison, Sheila Smith, Devin Stone, John Poisal, Christian Wolfe, and Joseph Lizonitz.  “National Health Expenditure Projections, 2014-24: Spending Growth Faster Than Recent Trends.”  Health Affairs 34 (8): 1407-1417

Contact

410-617-2357 
Sellinger Hall 318
spkeehan@loyola.edu