Hai-Anh H. Dang is a Senior Economist in the Data Production and Methods Unit of the World Bank’s Development Data Group. He has contributed to around 70 World Bank projects and flagship reports, covering different countries around the world. His main research focus is on international development, poverty, inequality, human development topics, and methodology to construct synthetic (pseudo) panel data from cross sections. He has published in various journals, including Journal of Development Economics, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, World Bank Economic Review, World Development, and chapters with books published by leading academic publishers.
Hai-Anh is a Research Fellow with Institute of Labor Economics (IZA), Global Labor Organization (GLO), and Indiana University’s O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs, and a visiting/non-resident Senior Research Fellow with International School, Vietnam National University, Hanoi and Vietnam’s Academy of Social Sciences. He also serves as a co-editor of Review of Development Economics, on the editorial boards of other journals, and as a referee for around 50 academic journals. His research is widely disseminated, including being among the top paper downloads on IZA and Research Papers in Economics (RePEc). Hai-Anh received his Ph.D. in Applied Economics from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities.