Workforce & Economics

A tale of two greys

Nov 1, 2016
By Nicholas Eberstadt

Hear Nicholas Eberstadt explaining inequality in retirement.

Author: Nicholas Eberstadt

About the author

Nicholas Eberstadt
Henry Wendt Scholar in Political Economy, American Enterprise Institute

Nicholas, a political economist and a demographer by training, is also a senior adviser to the National Bureau of Asian Research; he has served inter alia on the President's Council of Bioethics, the Board of Scientific Counselors for the US National Center for Health Statistics, the Overseers' Visiting Committee for the Harvard School of Public Health, and the Global Leadership Council at the World Economic Forum.

He researches and writes extensively on demographics, economic development, and international security; he has often testified before Congress on these questions, and has consulted or advised various parts of the US Government on such matters for almost three decades. His many books and monographs include Fertility Decline in the Less Developed Countries (editor, 1981), The Tyranny of Numbers (1995), Europe's Coming Demographic Challenge (co-author, 2008), Russia's Peacetime Demographic Crisis (2010), and An Nation of Takers: America's Entitlement Epidemic (2012). In 2012 Eberstadt won the prestigious Bradley Prize.