Kent Smetters

Kent Smetters

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field = Economics
work_institutions = University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School
alma_mater = Ohio State University, Harvard University
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known_for = Insurance, Risk Management, Social Security Policy
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Kent Smetters is an Associate Professor of Insurance and Risk Management at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business. From 2001 to 2002, Smetters was Deputy Assistant Secretary of Economic Policy, in the US Department of Treasury. Professor Smetters has written on government debt and social security policy. [ [http://www.j-bradford-delong.net/movable_type/2004_archives/000379.html Online Journal] retrieved March 4 2008]

Professor Smetters has written about the need for insurance industry reform and supports the notion that the private sector should provide terrorism insurance or protection instead of government. [ [http://opim.wharton.upenn.edu/risk/downloads/04-13-HK.pdf Think Tank Publication] retrieved March 8 2008]

Education

Smetters received his bachelor's degrees in Economics and Computer Science from the Ohio State University in 1990, and Master and PhD degrees in Economics from Harvard University in 1992 and 1995 respectively. [ [http://www.wharton.upenn.edu/faculty/smetters.html Wharton School Faculty] retrieved on March 4 2008]

Business ventures

He co-found Sports Composite DE, Inc. with David Wu in 2006 which developed the RotoHog fantasy sports game. Smetters currently serves as the company's chief strategist. [ [http://www.toacorn.com/news/2007/0222/Sports/073.html Online News Article] retrieved March 4 2008] [ [http://investing.businessweek.com/research/stocks/private/person.asp?personId=36477744 Online Business Magazine Profile] retrieved March 4 2008] [ [http://www.entrepreneur.com/magazine/entrepreneur/2008/may/192752.html Entrepreneur Magazine Article] retrieved 21st April 2008]

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