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Lucia Mýtna Kureková (PhD) works as a researcher at Centre for Social and Psychological Sciences, Slovak Academy of Sciences. She gained her PhD in political science in 2011 at Central European University in Budapest. Her research focuses on labor markets, skill formation and education systems; labor migration and migrant integration; innovative data sources; and industrial, economic and social policy. Lucia has widely published in these fields and gained research and research management experience in various international collaborative research projects, including POW-BRIDGE, STYLE, NEUJOBS, SEEMIG and ENPI. She has worked as a consultant and national expert for international organizations, including the World Bank, European Commission, CEDEFOP and OECD, on topics related to skills governance, VET, career guidance, and social inclusion. She is a member of EENEE network since 2020 and an editorial board member of Journal of Economics (Ekonomický časopis) since 2019. She is also affiliated with Slovak Governance Institute (SGI), Central European Labor Studies Institute (CELSI), and Global Labour Organization (GLO).
She joined IZA as a Research Fellow in August 2014.