Kevin Lang is a Professor of Economics at Boston University. His work spans theoretical and empirical research on labour and education economics, including discrimination, poverty, immigration and language issues. He is also a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, a Research Fellow of the Institute for the Study of Labor (Bonn) and of the Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (University College, London) and a Fellow of the Center for the Study of Poverty and Inequality (Stanford University).
He is an elected Fellow of the Society of Labor Economists, and served for seven years as co-editor of Labour Economics, the journal of the European Association of Labour Economists. He is a current Editor of the Journal of Labor Economics, the journal of its US counterpart.