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Alexandra Tragaki SNF Dialoguer Profile

Alexandra Tragaki

Associate Professor, Demography Economics at Harokopio University

Alexandra Tragaki is an Associate Proffesor of Demography Economics at Harokopio University, where she served as Head of the Department during 2015-2017. She received her Bachelor Degree in Applied Mathematics from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (1992) as well as a Masters (1993) and PhD (1997) in Demography Economics from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques in Paris (Sciences Po). She has worked as a specialist on Social Security issues at the Foundation for Economic and Industrial Research (1998-2000) and has been a member of the Research and Economic Analysis Unit of the Council of Economic Advisers (2000-2002). She has also participated, as a permanent member, in the Greek delegation to the Economic Policy Committee of the European Union (2000-2002). Her research interests include the economic impact of demographic changes as well as economic policy issues with emphasis on social security, migration, labour market developments and statistical analysis.

Objectively speaking, we cannot achieve population growth only through migration…the demographic question cannot be an alibi for migration policymaking.