Dr. Anne-Lore Fraikin


Affiliated researcher

Research group(s):
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 works under the supervision of Pr. Dr. Alain Jousten and Dr. Alessio Brown. She completed both programs and obtained a double doctorate degree in September 2021. 

Dr. Anne-Lore Fraikin specializes in labour economics, population economics, public economics and microeconometrics. Her doctoral thesis examines 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 thesis, she co-authored two chapters in the National Bureau of Economic Research book series ”International Social Security Around the World”. During her Ph.d., Dr. Anne-Lore Fraikin realized a research stay at the Institute of Public Policy based at the Paris School of Economics, where she examined the retirement behavior of older French workers. She was also 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 of Quantitative Methods in Social Protection Policy Design taught in cooperation with the International Labour Organizations for MSc. students in Public Policy and Human Development at Maastricht Graduate School of Governance (MGSoG)/United-Nations University (UNU).


Dr. Anne-Lore Fraikin also holds a Master’s degree in Management Science with a specialization in Strategic Intelligence and Marketing from Liege University in Belgium 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 received in 2015. During her studies, Dr. Anne-Lore Fraikin completed a university exchange program in the Universidad de Santiago de Chile in Chile, an internship at the Walloon Export Office in Beijing and an internship at the International Labour Organization country office of the Philippines, where she was involved in the Assessment Based National Dialogue (ABND) that assessed the coverage gaps of the country’s social protection system.
 




Selected publications by Anne-Lore Fraikin


Book chapters
Fraikin, Anne-Lore, Alain Jousten & Mathieu Lefèbvre, 2018, Social Security Incentives in Belgium: An Analysis of Four Decades of Change, in: Social Security Programs and Retirement around the World: Reforms and Retirement Incentives, NBER, Cambridge, MA


External working papers
Fraikin, Anne-Lore, Alain Jousten & Mathieu Lefèbvre, 2018, Social Security Incentives in Belgium:An Analysis of Four Decades of Change, More information


Conference contributions
Fraikin, Anne-Lore, Alain Jousten & Mathieu Lefèbvre, 2019, Les incitants au départ à la retraite en Belgique: évolutions et défis, L'emploi et ses nouveaux défis, More information
Fraikin, Anne-Lore & Alain Jousten, 2019, Retirement and claiming: an increasing divide, L'emploi et ses nouveaux défis (2019), More information


Theses
Fraikin, Anne-Lore, 2021, The Effect of Financial Retirement Incentives Originating from the Social Security System on the Retirement Behavior of Older Belgian Workers, PhD dissertation Maastricht University, University of Liege and United Nations University


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