Lex Borghans (Ph.D. Maastricht University) is professor of labor economics and social policy at the department of economics and the Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA), Maastricht University. He is member of the Dutch Education Council. 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 Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6077
published in: British Journal of Industrial Relations, 2012, 50 (3), 502–528
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5666
published in: De Economist, 2011, 159 (4), 435-482
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5605
published in: Personality and Individual Differences, 2011, 51 (3), 315-320
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5412
published in: American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 2014, 6 (4), 34-70
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5386
published as 'Job Mobility in Europe, Japan and the United States' in: British Journal of Industrial Relations, 2012, 50 (3), 436-456
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4445
published in: Charles T. Clotfelter (ed.), American Universities in a Global Market, NBER, 2010
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3985
published in: Journal of the European Economic Association, 2009, 7(2-3), 649-658
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3333
published in: Journal of Human Resources, 2008, 43 (4), 972-1059