M.A. in Economics, University of Malta
B.Com (Hons) in Economics, University of Malta
Her main areas of interest include fiscal policy, competitiveness, the characteristics of small states, as well as the benefits of social dialogue for economic growth.
Alexandra obtained a Masters of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Malta after graduating Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) in Economics (1st class) from the same university. Her main areas of interest include fiscal policy, competitiveness, the characteristics of small states, as well as the benefits of social dialogue for economic growth.
During her work experience in Malta Alexandra worked in various fields of economic analysis, namely fiscal policy and competitiveness issues at the Malta Council for Economic and Social Development (MCESD) and developing a funding framework for further and higher education institutions in Malta whilst working at the National Commission for Higher Education (NCHE). She also lectured at the University of Malta.
For three years Alexandra worked as an official of the European Union where she worked as a lecturer at the European Parliament and more recently as the desk officer for Malta in the Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs within the European Commission, monitoring the economic and budgetary situation of Malta while offering policy advice under the various tools at the Commission’s disposal.
Alexandra is currently involved in a number of research and consultancy projects in her areas of specialisation.