Professor of Insurance and Risk Management, Professor of Finance, The Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania
Prior to joining Charles River Associates as a senior advisor in the Finance Group and director of the Insurance Economics Practice, Dr. Babbel was a senior financial economist in the Financial Sector Development Department of the World Bank, and a vice president in the Pension and Insurance Department and senior advisor to Goldman Sachs.
With over one hundred articles and publications to his credit, along with a number of books and monographs, Dr. Babbel is an expert in the fields of finance, investments, risk management, insurance, and pensions. His specialties within these fields are fixed income securities, asset/liability management, valuation, life insurance, and annuities. In addition, Dr. Babbel is Professor of Insurance and Finance at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, having previously served on the finance and international business faculty at the Haas School in the University of California at Berkeley.
During his more than 25-year career as an educator, Dr. Babbel has taught courses in finance, investments, fixed income, insurance, and risk management at the undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and executive level. He has also been invited to speak before many conferences, conventions, and seminars, both in the United States and abroad.