Ugnė Pilkionytė joined PPMI in 2020. She has acquired a Bachelor’s degree in social sciences at the University of Sciences Po Paris and has an educational background in political science and international relations. In her previous professional experience she has conducted qualitative and quantitative research and provided policy analysis for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania and Vilnius Court of Commercial Arbitration. While at PPMI she has contributed to projects studying digital transformations in societies and economies. She has been part of various international research projects focusing on digital economy, platform work and regulation, future of work as well as certain projects on migration. She is interested in deepening her knowledge in the field of platform economics and digital governance as well as pursuing a Master’s degree in the future.
BA in Political Science, Sciences Po Paris, France, 2017-2020;
Exchange program at McGill University, Montreal, Canada, 2019-2020.
Study on flexibilization of the labour markets in the Western Balkans countries: Study on new forms of employment, including platform work, and implications for youth employment policies and skills development (ETF, 2021-ongoing);
Study on changing work patterns and the online and platform work in the six Eastern Partnership countries (ETF, 2020-2021);
Study to support the impact assessment of an EU Initiative on improving the working conditions of platform workers (DG EMPL, 2021);
High-Level Evaluation on Promoting Fair and Effective Labour Migration Policies (ILO, 2021)
Gender equality prospects in labour markets transformed by artificial intelligence and platform work - Review of the BPfA (EIGE, 2020-2021);
Study on consumer behaviour towards digital platforms as a means for communication (BEREC, 2020-2021).