Kaveh Majlesi is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics and Knut Wicksell Centre for Financial Studies at Lund University.

He has a PhD in Economics from the University of Texas at Austin and a Master's degree in Public Administration/International Development from Harvard University. Very broadly, Kaveh is interested in Household Finance and Labor Economics. His current research focuses on different economic agents' response to labor market shocks as well as the causes and consequences of asset portfolio choice at the individual and household level.

He joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in March 2016.