Dr. Mehtap Akgüç (Economist) is a Research Fellow in the Jobs & Skills Unit at CEPS since March 2014. She obtained her PhD in Economics from Toulouse School of Economics. She is interested in studying issues related to migration, economic development and growth, social innovation, labor market institutions, inequality, platform economy, industrial relations and social dialogue. As a member of the Jobs & Skills Unit, she contributes to a number of projects on a variety of topics in the area of migration, employment, social innovation and platform economy including InGRID, SIMPACT, STYLE and IRSDACE. Before joining CEPS, Mehtap worked at the Institute for Study of Labor (IZA) in Germany from 2012 to 2014 and as a consultant for the World Bank in 2011.