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Aleksandr Christenko

Aleksandr_didele Researcher

Email: Aleksandr

 

Research and evaluation of labour market, R&D, and education policies and programmes. Writing academic papers in the fields of evaluations, labour markets, skills, and similar. Performing complex quantitative data analysis, including applying a variety of data mining models.

 

Expertise

 

Aleksandr is highly experienced in applying a wide range of statistical, econometric, and data mining models to analyse different issues in the fields of labour markets, R&D, education, and such. He is fluent in R programming language and has experience in using different statistical software, such as SPSS, gretl, and RapidMiner. In addition to his work at Visionary Analytics he also often lectures on different topics related to statistics at ISM University, Vilnius.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Experience

 

Research and evaluation of labour market, R&D, education, and other policies and projects
European Commission, since 2015 Selected projects:

  • Study to support impact assessment on SIA of European Institute of Innovation and Technology
  • Exploring youth digital talent readiness for the future of work in Europe
  • 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:

  • Lecturing and assisting at ISM University of Management and Economics (Multivariate Statistics, Econometrics, Data Mining for Business Intelligence).
Research and analysis, since 2015 Selected projects:

 

Selected publications

 

  1. Martinaitis Ž., Christenko A., Kraučiūnienė L. (2019), Evaluation systems: How do they frame, generate and use evidence?. Evaluation, 25(1), 46–61.
  2. Christenko A., Martinaitis Ž., Gaušas, S. (2018), Specific and general skills: concepts, dimensions, and measurements. Paper presented at 30th Annual EAEPE Conference, held at University Nice Sophia Antipolis, 6-8 September 2018
  3. Martinaitis Ž., Christenko A., Antanavičius J. (2018), High or low? Approaches to measuring skills of labour force. Paper presented at 30th Annual EAEPE Conference, held at University Nice Sophia Antipolis, 6-8 September 2018
  4. 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. Client: 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. Client: European Commission, DG CONNECT. Study on media freedom, public interest and access for disabled people (AVMSD), 2016.

 

Education

 

MSc in Computer Modelling, Vilnius University, 2018.

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