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Aleksandr Christenko

Aleksandr_dideleJunior Researcher

Email: Aleksandr

 
Assistance with data analysis and evaluation in the selected

research projects with a focus on quantitative analysis.

 

Expertise

 

Aleksandr is highly experience in using different statistical (e.g., t-tests, ANOVA, Chi-square test), econometric (e.g., OLS, logistic regression, ANCOVA) and data mining (classification, clustering, text mining) models. He is fluent in R programming language and has experience in using different statistical software (e.g., SPSS, gretl, RapidMiner). Aleksandr also often lectures in ISM university (Vilnius, Lithuania) on different topics related to statistics.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Experience

 

Policy research and evaluation
European Commission, since 2015 Selected projects:

  • Real-time labour market information on skill requirements: setting up the EU system for online vacancy analysis
  • Study on Research Cooperation in the Baltic Sea Region: Existing Networks, Obstacles and Ways Forward
  • The Impact Assessment of a possible new legislative proposal concerning Directive 2010/13/EU (AVMSD) and in particular the provisions on media freedom, public interest and access for disabled people (SMART2015/0048).
  • Cumulative Cost Assessment for the Chemical Industry.
National governments, since 2014 Selected projects:

  • Strengthening Evaluation Capacities in Lithuania.
  • Strengthening Evaluation Capacities of EU Structural Assistance.
 

Other experience

Academic experience, since 2015 Selected activities:

  • Teaching and assisting at ISM University of Management and Economics (topic related to statistics).
Research

and analysis, since 2014

Experience gained through research work as part of university studies,  independent research and writing the Bachelor thesis. Selected projects:

  • Automatic text summarisation: Does the type of text matters when selecting a text summarisation algorithm (2017)
  • The Impact of Government Fractionalization on Public Debt: Text-Based Analysis (2015)
  • Assessment of Lithuanian Party 2012 Election Programmes: Texts Base Analysis (2014).
  • Effect of Corruption Levels on the Size of the Construction Sector in European Union Countries (2014).

 

Selected publications

 

  1. Martinaitis Ž., Christenko A., Krūminas P., Paliokaitė A. (2017), Impact of industrial change on skills during economic transition in Central and Eastern Europe. Paper presented at 29th  Annual EAEPE Conference, held at Corvinus University of Budapest, 19-21 October 2017

 

Selected reports

 

  1. Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Latvia. Study on Research Cooperation in the Baltic Sea Region: Existing Networks, Obstacles and Ways Forward, 2017
  2. European Commission, DG CONNECT. Study on media freedom, public interest and access for disabled people (AVMSD), 2016.
  3. Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Lithuania. Strengthening Evaluation Capacities of EU Structural Assistance, 2014-2015

 

Education

 

MSc in Computer Modelling, Vilnius University, 2018.

BSc in Economics and Politics, ISM University of Management and Economics, 2015.