Internationally Renowned North Korea Expert,
Dr. Nicholas Eberstadt, Joins the Asan Institute
Dr. Nicholas Eberstadt, a political economist and a demographer, is the Henry Wendt chair in political economy at the American Enterprise Institute. He is an expert in economic development, foreign aid, global health, demographics,and poverty. He is the author of numerous monographs and articles on North and South Korea, East Asia, and countries of the former Soviet Union.
Visiting Research Fellow, Rockefeller Foundation (1979-80); Visiting Fellow, Harvard Center for Population Studies (1980-2002); Visiting Scholar, American Enterprise Institute (1985-99); Senior Adviser, National Bureau of Asian Research (1996-), Henry Wendt Chair in Political Economy, American Enterprise Institute (1999-), Bosch Fellow in Public Policy, American Academy in Berlin (2008), Board of Scientific Counselors, US National Center for Health Statistics (2003-2008), Member, President’s Council on Bioethics (2006-2009), Commissioner, US Commission on Key National Indicators (2010-)