Lex Borghans

Research Fellow

Maastricht University

Lex Borghans (Ph.D. Maastricht University) is professor of labor economics and social policy at the department of economics, Maastricht University. In his research he focused on adjustment processes in the labor market, and the impact of computers on the structure of earnings and the division of labor. Currently his main research activities concern non-cognitive skills, educational production, and educational choice.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in December 2002.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 10356
published in: Proceedings of the National Academy of Science (PNAS), 2016, 113 (47), 13354-13359
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9180
published in: Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2015, 117, 369-379
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8371
published in: B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy (Contributions), 2015, 15(1), 85–117
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7649
published in: PLOS ONE, 2015, 10 (12)
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7354
published in: IZA Journal of European Labor Studies, 2013, 2:3
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7214
published in: Empirical Economics, 2014, 46 (4), 1417-1428
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7182
published in: Economics of Education Review, 2013, 34 (1), 17-28