Lukas is a Faculty Track Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Guanghua School of Management at Peking University and Visiting Researcher at the Centre for the Study of African Economies. Previously, he worked as Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Blavatnik School of Government where he led the research on labour economics at the Mind and Behaviour Research Group.
His research focuses on the relationship between beliefs, and labour market structures, and labour market outcomes of jobseekers and firms in urban labour markets in developing countries. Other research interests include the determinants of political participation and the relationship between mental health and poverty.
Lukas received a DPhil in Economics from the University of Oxford. He previously obtained a MPhil in Economics from the University of Oxford and a BSc in International Economics from the University of Tübingen.