Assaad Appointed to National Academies Committee
November 20, 2022

Professor Ragui Assaad has been named to a National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine committee on Women’s Empowerment, Population Dynamics, and Socioeconomic Development. The committee will review and assess the impact of women's empowerment and associated population dynamics on global social and economic development.

The study will develop a comprehensive conceptual framework, review the current state of knowledge, critically assess policy options, and set an agenda for future research and data collection; the study may provide recommendations related to these areas.