Dr. Eberstadt holds the Henry Wendt Chair in Political Economy at the American Enterprise Institute and is senior adviser to the National Bureau of Asian Research. A political economist and demographer by training, Dr. Eberstadt has published over 400 articles and studies, and he has authored or edited some 20 books and monographs, including Poverty in China (1979), The Tyranny of Numbers (1995), The End of North Korea (1999), and Russia`s Peacetime Demographic Crisis (2010). His most recent book is A Nation of Takers: America’s Entitlement Epidemic (2012). Dr. Eberstadt has served on the President’s Council on Bioethics, the Board of Scientific Counselors of the National Center for Health Statistics, the Global Agenda Council of the World Economic Forum, and is a founding director of the U.S. Committee for Human Rights in North Korea. In 2012, Dr. Eberstadt was awarded the prestigious Bradley Prize. Dr. Eberstadt earned his AB, MPA, and Ph.D. from Harvard and his M.Sc. from the London School of Economics.