Kelvin Seah

Research Fellow

National University of Singapore


Kelvin KC Seah is a Senior Lecturer and the Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of Economics at the National University of Singapore. His research interests are in the fields of Migration and Education Economics. He received his Honours and Masters degrees from the National University of Singapore and his PhD from the University of Otago.

Prior to his appointment at the National University of Singapore, Kelvin served as a Research Fellow at the Singapore Management University. He was also a visiting scholar at Princeton University’s Office of Population Research.

He joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in June 2016 and became an IZA Research Fellow in November 2021.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 15748
Rais Kamis, Jessica Pan, Kelvin Seah
published in: Economics of Education Review, 2023, 92, 102347
IZA Discussion Paper No. 14516
published in: Economics Letters, 2021, 206, Article 109976
IZA Discussion Paper No. 13364
published in: Labour Economics, 2020, 65, Article 101873
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11685
published in: Southern Economic Journal, 2021, 88(1), 245-273
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10032
published in: Labour Economics, 2018, 51C, 152-169