About the Author
Aaron S. Gurwitz is Fixed Income Research Strategist for Private Wealth Management at Goldman, Sachs, & Co. In that capacity he advises Goldman's high net worth clients regarding investment opportunities and risks in bond markets worldwide. Dr. Gurwitz has been at Goldman Sachs for 12 years serving as Senior Economist, Fixed Income Portfolio Strategist for institutional clients, and Manager of the Firm's Municipal Capital Markets Group. He was twice elected First Team All-American Municipal Portfolio Strategist by Institutional Investor magazine. Before joining Goldman, Dr. Gurwitz held positions as Manager of Domestic Bond Market Research at Salomon Brothers, as Senior Economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and the Rand Corporation, and as Assistant Professor of Economics at Michigan State University. Before attending graduate school, he served for three years as a Peace Corps Volunteer in the Republic of Korea. Dr. Gurwitz holds a bachelor's degree from the State University of New York at Binghamton, masters degrees from Adelphi University and Stanford University, and a Ph.D. in economics from Stanford. He is the husband of Dr. Susan Abramowitz and the father of Beatrice and Zev Gurwitz.