Hai-Anh H. Dang is a Senior Economist in the Data Production and Methods Unit, Development Data Group, World Bank. He has contributed to around 70 World Bank's projects and flagship reports covering different countries around the world. His main research 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. He is a Research Fellow with IZA, GLO, and Indiana University O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs and a non-resident Senior Research Fellow with 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 more than 40 academic journals. He received his Ph.D. in Applied Economics from University of Minnesota, Twin Cities."