Kristen Himelein is a Survey Specialist in the Development Research Group of the World Bank. On the LSMS-ISA team, she oversees ongoing LSMS-ISA work in Tanzania and provides technical assistance in sampling across country teams. Her main areas of research interest relate to survey statistics and methodological experiments. As a member of the Living Standards Measurement Study (LSMS) team, she also has expertise in the design, implementation and analysis of household surveys. She holds a Masters of Public Administration in International Development from the Harvard Kennedy School.