Dean Jolliffe is a Lead Economist in the World Bank’s Development Data Group, working with the Living Standards Measurement Study team and also with the team that has developed the Poverty and Inequality Platform. He was also co-director of the World Development Report 2021: Data for Better Lives and has worked in the Research Group and the South Asia region of the World Bank.
Previously, Dean was a Research Economist with the Economic Research Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, an assistant professor at Charles University Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education in Prague, an adjunct professor at Georgetown University Public Policy Institute, and a postdoctoral fellow at the International Food Policy Research Institute. Dean currently holds appointments as an adjunct professor at Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, a research fellow with the Institute for the Study of Labor, and a fellow of the Global Labor Organization.
He received his Ph.D. in Economics from Princeton University.