Dr. Anne-Lore Fraikin
8. Population, Development and Labour Economics
7. Social Protection
Dr. Anne-Lore Fraikin joined the Ph.D. program in Innovation, Economics, and Governance for Development at UNU-MERIT and the Ph.D. program in Economics and Management at Liège University (HEC-Ulg) within the Tax Institute in 2016. She received a full scholarship from the Belgian Fund for Scientific Research (FNRS FRESH) and a full scholarship from the United Nations University in 2016. She was supervised by Pr. Dr. Alain Jousten and Dr. Alessio Brown, and she completed both programs in September 2021, earning a double doctorate degree.
Dr. Fraikin specializes in labour economics, population economics, public economics, and microeconometrics. Her doctoral thesis examined the evolution of the impact of social security incentives on individual retirement decisions in single and dual earner couples in Belgium. As part of her work, she co-authored two chapters in the National Bureau of Economic Research book series "International Social Security Around the World." During her Ph.D., she spent time at the Institute of Public Policy at the Paris School of Economics, where she investigated the retirement behavior of older French workers. Dr. Fraikin also served as a temporary lecturer for the course Public Finance and Political Economy in Belgium and Europe for MSc. students in Economics at the University of Liege and a tutor for the course Quantitative Methods in Social Protection Policy Design taught in cooperation with the International Labour Organization for MSc. students in Public Policy and Human Development at Maastricht Graduate School of Governance (MGSoG)/United-Nations University (UNU).
In addition to her Ph.D., Dr. Fraikin holds a Master's degree in Management Science with a specialization in Strategic Intelligence and Marketing from Liege University in Belgium, which she received in 2014, and a Master's degree in Public Policy and Human Development with a specialization in Social Policy Design and Financing from Maastricht Graduate School of Governance (MGSoG)/United-Nations University (UNU) in the Netherlands, which she received in 2015.