Guoda joined PPMI as a researcher in January 2018. She has an international educational background in economics, international relations and public policy.
Prior to joining IPPR Guoda worked at the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (UK) where she used a structural dynamic microsimulation model to analyse distributional implications of policy alternatives and identify the most cost-effective poverty reducing tax and benefit policy measures over different time horizons. She has also worked on a consultancy basis doing quantitative data analysis of UK household surveys and economic tax-benefit modelling.
Besides her native Lithuanian, Guoda is fluent in English, has intermediate knowledge of Russian and basic knowledge of French.
Key areas of expertise:
- Policy areas: social policy, employment, international development
- Methods: statistical analysis using STATA, cost benefit analysis, economic modelling, case studies, some experience with interviews and focus groups
- MSc in Public Policy and Human Development, Maastricht University-United Nations University (the Netherlands), 2013-2014
- BA in Economics and International Relations, Lancaster University (UK), 2010-2013
Exploring Digital Government Transformation in the EU: understanding public sector innovation in a data-driven society (European Commission, JRC, 2018-2020)
Online Panel Survey on dynamic work patterns in digital labour platforms (European Commission, JRC, 2018)
Study on the use of EU funds in the fight against child poverty (European Parliament, DG IP, EMPL Committee, 2018)
Dynamics and impacts of Social Policy Innovation on the resilience of local ecosystems (European Commission, JRC, 2017-2018)
Support study for a pilot project for the development of digital skills through internships (European Commission, DG CONNECT, 2017-2018)