Anh Ngoc Tran is an Assistant Professor at Indiana University Bloomington where he teaches international development, international trade and finance. His research focuses on the governance of developing countries, particularly in Asia. His researches have appeared in the American Political Science Review, Journal of Public Economics and Journal of Financial Economics. Ngọc 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 Harvard University. He also teaches at Harvard from 2014-2015.