M.A. in Economics, University of Malta
B.Com (Hons) in Economics, University of Malta
Her main field of research is social policy reform in the areas of education, family friendly measures, pensions and health.
Amanda is an M.A. graduate in Economics and holds a B.Com (Hons) in Economics from the University of Malta. Her main field of research is social investment, specializing in the areas of education, labour market, pensions and health policy. Amanda is a part-time Assistant Lecturer at the University of Malta. Her main teaching areas include Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, International Trade and the Economics of Social Policy.
Prior to taking up the post of Economic Consultant at E-Cubed Consultants in 2010, she was previously employed as Commission Officer at the National Commission for Higher Education and as Research Officer at the Malta Council for Economic and Social Development working on social welfare policies. She also served as Board Member on the MQRIC Appeals Board within the Ministry for Education.
Over the years, Amanda has been involved in a number of consultancy projects, at both local and EU level, within her field of specialization. Among others, projects include in-depth research on the topic of social investment, drafting of a Human Resources Strategy for the island of Gozo, Cost Benefit Assessments related to human capital creation as well as the evaluation of Malta’s effective use of structural and cohesion funds during the 2007-2013 programming period.