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Nicholas N. Eberstadt,

Council Member


Nicholas Eberstadt is the Henry Wendt Chair in Political Economy and Government at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington DC. He is also Senior Adviser to the National Bureau of Asian Research, and for many years was a member of the Harvard University Center for Population and Development Studies.

His areas of inquiry include demography, economic development and international security. He has served, inter alia, on the Board of Scientific Counselors for the US National Center for Health Statistics, the Visiting Committee for the Harvard School of Public Health, and the Global Leadership Council of the World Economic Forum.

His many books include Poverty In China, Fertility Decline in the Less Developed Countries, The Tyranny of Numbers, Prosperous Paupers and Other Population Problems and The Poverty of "The Poverty Rate": Measure and Mismeasure of Want in Modern America.

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