Dan Stein is the Chief Economist at IDinsight, based in the US. As Chief Economist, Dan is responsible for setting and maintaining technical standards throughout the organization, developing exciting new projects and partnerships, and helping manage our team of technical specialists. Dan likes digging deep into the details of projects, and therefore is the primary Economist on a number of specific IDinsight engagements. He is especially passionate about agricultural technology adoption, rural development, nutrition, and climate change mitigation. Prior to IDinsight, Dan was an Economist at the World Bank, where he specialized in agriculture and forestry impact evaluations. Dan holds a PhD in Economics from the London School of Economics, where he researched agricultural micro-insurance.