Dan Biller is the Lead Economist for the Operations and Policy Unit, in the Sustainable Development Department of the World Bank's East Asia and the Pacific Region. Prior to his appointment, he was the Environment and Natural Resources Program Leader in the World Bank Institute, managing and delivering training on the economic aspects of environment (including urban issues), natural resources and sustainable development in Latin America, Africa, Middle East and Europe. Dan received his Ph.D. and M.S. in Economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and his B.S. in Economics with a minor in Geophysics from the University of Kansas.