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Korea Club with Dr. Nicholas Eberstadt
Date and Time:
May 07, 2014 06:30 pm ~ May 07, 2014 09:00 pm
Location:
Woo Lae Oak Korean Restaurant 8240 Leesburg Pike, Vienna, VA 22182
Speakers:
Dr. Nicholas Eberstadt
Host Organization:

 

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Korea Club with Dr. Nicholas Eberstadt


Wednesday | May 7, 2014
6:30 pm–9:00 pm

 

Is the DPRK A 'Special Case?' North Korean Economic Performance in International Perspective


Guest Speaker:

 

Dr. Nicholas Eberstadt
Henry Wendt Chair in Political Economy

American Enterprise Institute (AEI)

 

Woo Lae Oak Korean Restaurant
8240 Leesburg Pike
Vienna, VA 22182

 


The Korea Club met on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 and featured Dr. Nicholas Eberstadt, who gave a presentation entitled Is the DPRK A 'Special Case?' North Korean Economic Performance in International Perspective".

 

Nicholas Eberstadt is the Henry Wendt Chair in Political Economy at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI). A political economist and a demographer by training, he is also a senior adviser to the National Bureau of Asian Research, a member of the visiting committee at the Harvard School of Public Health, and a member of the Global Leadership Council at the World Economic Forum. He researches and writes extensively on 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. His books range from The End of North Korea (AEI Press, 1999) to The Poverty of the Poverty Rate (AEI Press, 2008). Dr. Eberstadt received his Ph.D and MPA from Harvard University, his MSc from the London School of Economics and his AB from Harvard University.

 

 


Korea Club Directors

 

Jim Kelman (KUSCO)         Greg Scarlatoiu (HRNK)          Linda Butcher (KEI)
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