Anh Tran

Visiting Assistant Professor of Public Policy
Visiting Assoc. Professor of Public Policy
Harvard Kennedy School
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Anh Tran


Anh Tran’s research focuses on the governance of developing countries, particularly in Asia. His current research projects are looking at transparency, corruption, tax evasion, political networks, and their economic and social outcomes. His research has  appeared in the American Political Science Review, Journal of Public Economics and Journal of Financial Economics. He also works frequently as consultant for reform initiatives by national governments, the United Nations and the World Bank. Anh has participated in UNDP Academic Fellowship, Asia Foundation’s Emerging Leaders Program and Vietnamese Prime Minister’s Research Council. In 2014, he was named an Outstanding Junior Faculty at Indiana University. Previously, he has studied and worked in Russia, France, Australia and the United States. Anh received his Ph.D. in Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School.

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