Arvind Jain is a Senior Economist and Statistician in the Development Research Group (DEC). He is currently leading the DEC Indicators Group team in the World Bank’s Global Knowledge and Research Hub in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Arvind works in the Enterprise Analysis Unit on firm-level survey implementation. He has managed Enterprise Surveys data collection projects in a variety of settings, including fragile and conflict affected states including Afghanistan, Iraq, and Myanmar as well as several South Asian and East Asia Pacific countries. In addition to survey management projects, he has prepared analytical reports using the data and has also designed and implemented reimbursable advisory services in the Malaysia hub.
Prior to joining the World Bank in 2008, Arvind worked as a Statistician at the RAND Corporation working on domestic health policy and civil justice research. At RAND he focused on project evaluation and conducting statistical analyses.
Arvind is from the United States. He holds a Master's degree in Biostatistics from the University of Michigan.