Dean Jolliffe is a Lead Economist in the Development Economics Data Group of the World Bank and a member of the Living Standards Measurement Study (LSMS) team. Previously, he worked in the Research Group of the World Bank on global poverty counts and as a poverty economist in the South Asia region of the Bank. He has also worked as a researcher for the Economic Research Service (ERS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, adjunct professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), assistant professor at CERGE-EI, and post-doctoral fellow at IFPRI. Dean's research includes work on poverty measurement, food assistance, food security, obesity, the effect of social safety nets on household welfare, and the economics of education. He holds appointments as a Research Fellow with the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) in Bonn, and as a Fellow of the Global Labor Organization (GLO). He received his Ph.D. in economics from Princeton University.