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Dr. Abbas Kazemi


Abbas has over 15 years of teaching experience in economics and finance. As an associate professor of finance at Rhode Island College, he teaches corporate finance, investment theory, quantitative methods, international finance, and portfolio management. He also developed and currently supervises the Student Managed Investment Fund (SMIF).

Abbas earned his PhD from SUNY at Stony Brook. Since receiving his CFA charter, he has presented CFA review programs and written questions for practice exams. He has had several articles published in economics and finance journals and has been invited to present his work at numerous conferences both in the U.S. and abroad. His current research project involves the use of credit derivatives to manage credit risk for financial institutions. Abbas received the prestigious Fulbright scholarship in 1994 to conduct research in Turkey.

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