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.

Hai-Anh Dang joined IZA as a Research Fellow in October 2019.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13480
published in: Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 2021, 105, 102401.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 13043
Kseniya Abanokova, Hai-Anh Dang, Michael Lokshin
published as 'Do Adjustments for Equivalence Scales Affect Poverty Dynamics? Evidence from the Russian Federation during 1994-2017' in: Review of Income and Wealth, 2022, 68 (S1), S167 - S192
IZA Discussion Paper No. 12940
Paul Anand, Swati Saxena, Rolando Gonzales Martinez, Hai-Anh Dang
published in: Journal of Human Development and Capabilities, 2020, 21(2), 137-160.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 12814
Hai-Anh Dang, Masako Hiraga, Cuong Viet Nguyen
published in: World Development, 2022, 159, 106022
IZA Discussion Paper No. 12070
published as 'Decomposing Learning Inequalities in East Africa: How Much Does Sorting Matter?' in: World Bank Economic Review, 2022, 36 (1), 219-243