We live in a complex, interconnected, and global economy that provides historically unprecedented quantities and choices of goods and services. Our economy holds together even though it is too large and complex for any one person or organization to manage. In this class, we will consider what holds the global economy together, from both an economic and Jewish perspective.
Joshua Newman earned his PhD in Mathematics at the Courant Institute (NYU) in 1999. Since then he has worked in the finance industry at both a major bank and a hedge fund. A long-time member of Shaare Zedek, he lives in the Upper West Side with his wife, Hope, and their three children.