Gintare Mazeikaite

PhD fellow

Research group(s):
2. Social Protection, Inclusive Innovation and Development

Gintare is a PhD researcher at UNU-Merit/MGSoG and the Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research - LISER (former CEPS/INSTEAD). She holds a Bachelor's degree in Economics from Vilnius University and a M.Sc. in Public Policy and Human Development from UNU-Merit/Maastricht University, with a specialisation in Social Protection Financing. Previously, Gintare worked as a consultant for the International Labour Organization in evaluating the social protection schemes in Viet Nam and as a researcher in a private institute in Vilnius, Lithuania. 

Her main research interest concerns understanding the extent to which socioeconomic factors contribute to health inequalities in developed countries. Her PhD thesis is supervised by prof. Cathal O'Donoghue, Dr. Denisa Maria Sologon and Dr. Maria Noel Pi Alperin. The PhD project is funder by the Fond Nationale de la Recherche in Luxembourg (AFR PhD grant scheme).

 

Teaching experience:

Course Tutor: "Public Economics", Master Programme in Public Policy; MGSoG/UNU-MERIT (2013)

Course Tutor: "Public Policy Analysis", Master Programme in Public Policy; MGSoG/UNU-MERIT (2013, 2014; 2015)

Course Tutor: "The Global Social Challenge: Beyond Poverty & Inequality", Master Programme in Public Policy; MGSoG/UNU-MERIT (2014)

Course Tutor and Assistant Coordinator: "Understanding Social Protection: From Justification to Intervention", Master Programme in Public Policy; MGSoG/UNU-MERIT (2014)

Lecturer-Tutor: Microsimulation module in "Understanding Social Protection: From Justification to Intervention", Master Programme in Public Policy; MGSoG/UNU-MERIT (2016)

Assistant Coordinator: "Quantitative Techniques for Social Protection Policy Design", Master Programme in Public Policy; MGSoG/UNU-MERIT (2014)

Assistant Coordinator: "Financing Social Protection", Master Programme in Public Policy; MGSoG/UNU-MERIT (2014)

Other:

One of the organizers of the European Meeting of the International Microsimulation Association in Maastricht, The Netherlands (2014).




Selected publications by Gintare Mazeikaite