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22 Pension alteration— Fashioning an ERisa makeover The defined benefit model used to be a perfect fit
for the country's pension needs. With the passage
of time, many employers seem to have outgrown it.
28 my old school— After a long career in the actuarial trenches, Michael Braunstein has
returned to his beginnings—the actuarial science
program at the University of Connecticut.
michael m. Braunstein
36 How to Play “Jeopardy!” like an actuary Can intense preparation and a
savvy betting strategy make up
for aging synapses? Yes—and no.
42 Phone Facts— a Global Perspective on teleunderwriting A new survey charts the insurance industry's shift
toward telephone interviews and away from more
traditional underwriting techniques.
Hank George and susie cour-Palais
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