Luka Klimavičiūtė

Luka joined PPMI in the fall of 2018 and specialises in migration, labour market analysis, public economics, and international development. Luka has expertise in quantitative methods, mostly helping PPMI design, carry out and analyse survey data. Prior to joining, Luka conducted research for a number of international organisations, including Terre des hommes, Migration Policy Institute, the World Bank, and the European Parliament. In 2016, Luka managed a refugee integration project financed by the Davis Projects for Peace foundation.


Key areas of expertise

  • Policy areas: migration, employment, public economics, social inclusion, international development
  • Research methods: surveys, econometric modelling, statistical analysis (SPSS and Stata), data visualization, impact evaluation, semi-structured interviews, and desk research



  • MSc in Migration Studies, University of Oxford (with distinction), UK, 2018
  • BA in International Studies, Economics, and Political Science, University of Richmond (with distinction), USA, 2016


Selected projects

  • Support to the Observatory for the Online Platform Economy (European Commission, DG CONNECT, ongoing);
  • Exploring Digital Government Transformation in the EU: understanding public sector innovation in a data-driven society (European Commission, JRC, ongoing);
  • CEEYouth: The comparative study of young migrants from Poland and Lithuania in the context of Brexit (Lithuanian Research Council, ongoing);
  • The use of flanking measures in the EU and their implementation to the Lithuanian context (European Commission, Structural Reform and Support Service and the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Lithuania, 2018-2019);
  • Online Panel Survey on dynamic work patterns in digital labour platforms (European Commission, JRC, 2018);
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