Katerina Koka

Associate Professor, Economics


Office: Plaza 452
905-688-5550 x4270


  • Ph.D. (Economics), University of Guelph, 2010
  • B.A. (Economics), ACG-Deree College, Greece, 2002

Research Interests

  • Macroeconomics, Life-Cycle Models, Labor Markets, Health and Public Finance


  • Econ 5P14: Economics of Population Aging
  • Econ 4P13: Advanced Macroeconomics
  • Econ 3P25: Topics in Labor Economics

Recent publications

  • Italy’s demographic trap: Voting for childcare subsidies and fertility outcomes, European Journal of Political Economy, Volume 76, 2023 (with Ch. Rapallini)

Work in progress

  • Employment subsidies in dual labor markets and the total fertility rate, with Ch. Rapallini
  • Aging and Welfare: Analyzing Intergenerational Political Support for Health
    Financing Policies in Canada, (with T. Zeida)