Warn N. Lekfuangfu

Research Fellow

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

Warn N. Lekfuangfu is an Associate Professor of Economics at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M).

Her research fields are Labour Economics, Behavioural and Applied Microeconomics, especially on the topics of early childhood, inequality, aspirations, subjective expectations, and wellbeing.

During 2023-2027, she is a co-investigator of an ERC Starting Grant funded project, MISMATCH. She is also a Research Fellow at the Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM) (UCL); and the Center for Behavioral and Experimental Economics (CBEE) at Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok.

Warn currently serves as a Board Member for the Asian and Australasian Society of Labour Economics (AASLE). She received her PhD from University College London.

Warn Lekfuangfu joined IZA as a Research Fellow in April 2023.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10686
published in: Journal of the European Economic Association, 2018, 16 (5), 1540-1576
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7365
substantially revised version published as: 'What's the good of education on our overall quality of life? A simultaneous equation model of education and life satisfaction for Australia' in: Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, 2015, 54 (1), 10-21 (10.1016/j.socec.2014.11.002)