Lucia Mýtna Kureková (PhD) is a Senior Researcher at Slovak Governance Institute (SGI) in Bratislava and a recurrent Visiting Lecturer at the Public Policy Department at Central European University (CEU) in Budapest. She earned her doctoral degree in political science from CEU in 2011, specializing in political economy. She uses interdisciplinary approaches and varied methodologies. Her research focuses on labor migration and labor mobility; labor markets, skill formation and education systems; innovative data sources; and industrial, economic and social policy. Lucia has published in these fields and gained diverse research experience in these areas in multiple cross-national collaborative research projects (STYLE, NEUJOBS, ENPI, ICATSEM, KING, SEEMIG). She also works as a consultant and national expert for international organizations, including the World Bank and OECD.

She joined IZA as a Research Fellow in August 2014.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8249
published in: M. Kahanec and K.F. Zimmermann (eds.), Labor Migration, EU Enlargement, and the Great Recession, Springer: Berlin, et al. 2016, 1-34
IZA Policy Paper No. 36
published in: Immanuel Ness (ed.), Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration, Wiley-Blackwell, 2013
IZA Research Report No. 55
Report based on a study conducted for the European Commission, Bonn 2013 (50 pages)