Theodora Xenogiani is senior economist at the Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs of the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD). She works on projects related to international migration, the skills and labour market outcomes of migrants and migration and development. She is also teaching a graduate course at the Paris School of Economics. Previously, she worked as an Economist at the Employment Analysis and Policy division of the same directorate and contributed to the OECD Employment Outlook. Prior to that she worked at the OECD Development Centre on projects related to migration and development, informal employment and internal migration in China. She has also worked as researcher at the Overseas Development Institute in London and at the Centre for Research in Economics and Statistics (CREST) in Paris. Theodora holds a PhD from the London School of Economics, an MSc from the University of Warwick and a BSc from the Athens University of Economics and Business. Her research focuses on the issues of labour markets, social protection, migration and development, education and skills.
She joined IZA as a Research Fellow in May 2011.