Minh Cong Nguyen is a senior data scientist with the Poverty and Equity Global Practice of the World Bank. His research interests include poverty, inequality, imputation methods, small area estimation, and data systems. He currently leads the Middle East and North Africa Data Lab, and previously co-led the Europe and Central Asia Team for Statistical Development, and the Data for Goals team in the Poverty GP. He has worked as a consultant with the Africa Region, South Asia Region, the Human Development Network, and the Private Sector Development Network at the World Bank. Minh has a PhD in Economics (applied micro-econometrics) from American University.