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Examining the impact of COVID-19 on women's economic empowerment

Examining the impact of COVID-19 on women’s economic empowerment

Arlington, May 7 — As part of Nathan’s work with the Coalition for Women’s Economic Empowerment & Equality, our experts assisted in the development of a Policy Brief to inform and guide governments, businesses, community leaders, and decision-makers on how to better consider and examine the impacts of COVID-19 on women’s economic empowerment. The brief includes action-oriented recommendations on how COVID-19 response and recovery efforts can better promote women’s economic empowerment outcomes. The current COVID-19 crisis deeply impacts women, men, girls, boys and other genders differently. While men make up the majority of those who have died from the virus, ...
Nathan’s Sirgo Reviews Updated SEER Cancer Statistics from National Cancer Institute

Nathan’s Sirgo Reviews Updated SEER Cancer Statistics from National Cancer Institute

ARLINGTON, April 28 — The latest annual federal data on mesothelioma diagnoses in the United States became available on April 15, 2020. The data reports on rates of mesothelioma diagnoses during 2017, as determined from “cancer registries” from a sampling of hospitals in the United States. The rates of mesothelioma diagnoses for male individuals (and overall) appear to be decreasing or flat except for female individuals (where the rate is flat or increasing). Since 2016, the estimated number of overall mesothelioma diagnoses decreased from 3,255 to 3,120. The estimated number of mesothelioma diagnoses for male individuals decreased from 2,506 to ...
Myanmar joins ASEAN SINGLE WINDOW

Myanmar joins ASEAN SINGLE WINDOW

ARLINGTON, April 6  — Myanmar recently joined the ASEAN Single Window (ASW), with the support of Nathan projects. Access to the ASW enhances the ability of Myanmar’s private sector to engage in trade at preferential tariff rates with ASEAN countries. Myanmar’s electronic exchange through the ASW will reduce the time and costs of processing the documents needed to qualify for ASEAN tariff preferences that facilitate trade within the region. USAID’s Transparency and Inclusive Growth Activity, in partnership with the Myanmar Customs Department, hosted a well-publicized launch ceremony in Nay Pyi Taw on March 6th. The Union Minister of Planning, Finance, ...
Nathan Hires Chief Growth Officer Darryle Conway

Nathan Hires Chief Growth Officer Darryle Conway

ARLINGTON, November 20 — Nathan is pleased to announce that Darryle Conway has been appointed to the role of Senior Vice President and Chief Growth Officer. Conway will lead Nathan’s growth strategy and diversification initiative. In the role of Chief Growth Officer, which represents a new position for Nathan, he will be working across the firm to leverage current work and past performance into new markets and clients. “Mr. Conway’s expertise in successfully executing growth campaigns and capture strategies will be a tremendous asset to Nathan as we move forward with our diversification efforts, and we’re excited to bring him on board,” ...
USAID-LEPDA will work towards inclusive economic policy reform in Liberia to support growth, stability, and a robust private sector.

Nathan to Implement USAID Liberia Economic Policy Dialogue Activity

ARLINGTON, November 11 — The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) recently awarded Nathan the USAID Liberia Economic Policy Dialogue Activity (USAID LEPDA). This is a four-year, $16 million program that will support the Government of Liberia in introducing economic policy reforms. USAID-LEPDA will help the central government establish an inclusive and comprehensive reform process and work with other government entities and think tanks to build their capacity for policy analysis to support good decision making. The program will work alongside Liberian national and regional think tanks, business groups, universities, NGOs, and international partners to help develop a community ...
Edward Bersoff: Nathan welcomes Dr. Bersoff as Chair of the Board of Directors

Edward Bersoff Announced as Nathan Board Chair

ARLINGTON, October 23 — Nathan is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Edward H. Bersoff, founder of BTG, Inc., to the Nathan Board of Directors and his election to the position of Board Chair. Dr. Bersoff, who is currently the chairman of Greenwich Associates, LLC, and Chairman of Parabilis, LLC, has many years of leadership experience in both the private and nonprofit spheres. He is currently chair of the Marymount University Board of Trustees and Virginia’s 529 Plan. “Dr. Bersoff is an experienced and well-respected business leader with an exceptional reputation,” said Susan Chodakewitz, President & CEO of Nathan ...
USAID TIGA will assist with mitigating the economic causes of conflict and inequality in Myanmar.

Nathan to Implement USAID Transparency and Inclusive Growth Activity in Myanmar

ARLINGTON, October 22 — The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) recently awarded Nathan the USAID Transparency and Inclusive Growth Activity (USAID TIGA). This is a four-year, $19 million program that will assist with mitigating the economic causes of conflict and inequality in Burma (Myanmar) with a focus on management of shared resources, infrastructure development, and economic reforms that promote inclusive growth. USAID TIGA will build on the achievements of USAID’s Private Sector Development Activity (PSDA), also implemented by Nathan, which supported reforms to advance inclusive economic growth. TIGA will advance a development model characterized by free enterprise and ...
Dr. Russell Mangum III Awarded Outstanding Antitrust Litigation Achievement in Economics

Nathan Expert Russell Mangum Awarded Outstanding Antitrust Litigation Achievement in Economics

ARLINGTON, October 16 — Nathan is pleased to announce that Russell W. Mangum III, Senior Vice President in our Litigation & Expert Services practice, has been honored by the American Antitrust Institute (AAI) with a 2019 Antitrust Enforcement Award in the category of “Outstanding Antitrust Litigation Achievement in Economics.” Awards in this category are given to leading legal economists who have contributed to the development of methodology, analysis, or policy related to antitrust legislation. AAI has honored Dr. Mangum with this award for his work on the matter In re Transpacific Passenger Air Transportation Antitrust Litigation, a case involving allegations ...