Dr. David Babbel

Professor Emeritus, Former World Bank Economist

In Memoriam

About David Babbel

Professor Emeritus at The Wharton School, The University of Pennsylvania, David Babbel, Ph.D., was an educator who has taught finance, fixed income, insurance and risk management for more than 25 years.

In addition to teaching students at the undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and executive levels, Dr. Babbel has given several presentations on retirement finance at conferences and engagements in the U.S. and abroad.

As a former senior financial economist in the Financial Sector Development Department of the World Bank, Dr. Babbel had a unique perspective that has shaped his conservative retirement strategies. He wrote more than 100 published papers and articles to help educate retirees on the importance of guaranteed income and other financial strategies.

Professor Emeritus, The Wharton School, The University of Pennsylvania

Postdoctoral Fellow, Risk and Insurance, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

Former Senior Financial Economist for World Bank

Former Senior Advisor at Goldman Sachs

Author of 100+ articles and publications on finance, investments, pensions, annuities and risk management


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