Lena Hassani-Nezhad is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) at City, University of London. She received a PhD from Royal Holloway in 2018 and was a British Academy Post-doctoral Research Fellow at Royal Holloway prior to joining City. Her research interests are in the fields of Empirical Microeconomics, Labour Economics, and Economics of the Family.

Lena Hassani-Nezhad joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in February 2020.