Daphne Nicolitsas is, since Feb 2014, an Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics of the University of Crete. Prior to that she worked in economic policy related jobs and in the financial sector. During the period 2004-2014 Daphne worked (as a Deputy Director from 2010) in the Economic Research Department of the Bank of Greece. She was a Senior Economist at the Council of Economic Advisers in the Greek Ministry of Economics and Finance (1999-2001) and worked (Deputy Director of the Economic Analysis Division since March 2004) at Emporiki Bank. She also worked in the Research Division of Tudor Proprietary Trading in London (1997-98). She has held research posts at the University of Manchester and the University of Oxford (1992-1997).

She holds a BA from the Athens University of Business and Economics, an MPhil from the University of Oxford and a Ph.D. from the University of Manchester.

Her main research interests lie in labour economics and in industrial organization, fields in which she has publications in international journals. Currently, she is co-ordinating an EU funded project, with partners from top EU Universities, on the structure and conduct of Employers’ Associations in the EU.