Edition: 2nd Edition
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Abraham was formerly a financial reporting actuary for Guardian Life Insurance Company. He served on the SOA's Education and Examination Committee for 11 years. He also taught exam preparation courses for the Actuarial Society of Greater New York (ASNY) for 15 years and for CAMAR for 6 years. Abe is currently a professor at Columbia University and teaches exam preparation courses at St. John’s University. He has been an ASM author for over 16 years and publishes material for exams P, CAS S, MFE, MLC and C.
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