Alumni Anastasia Varakli

Anastasia Varakli

Nationality: Greek

Before EBGo: BSs Economics at the University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki

First job after EBGo: Behavioral and Nudge Researcher at Nudge Unit Greece (

Now:/Current Position: Pricing Analyst Working Student at one of the top-selling car manufacturers in Germany

What made you decide to apply for Economic Behaviour and Governance at the University of Kassel?

I had a passion to investigate in depth the innovative field of Behavioral Economics.


What is the single most important thing you have learned during your Master in EBGo?
I realised that thinking “outside the box” can usually give us the solution we are looking for. And not only in economics, but also in our everyday life.


How would you describe your time at University Kassel? / How would you describe your experience at University Kassel?
Studying in a multicultural university like Kassel is a fascinating experience. Collaborating and interacting with people from all over the world is valuable. After this colourful experience, you will never be the same person as before!


Your favourite place in Kassel?
Auebad, swimming pool.


How has the Master EBGo provided you with the skills and knowledge required to do your current role?
I apply Behavioral Insights to analyse the psychology of pricing and to design an effective pricing policy.


What book would you recommend to new students?
“Predictably Irrational” by Dan Ariely