Scholars

Laura Nurski

Research fellow

Expertise: Future of work and inclusive growth

Laura Nurski holds a Ph.D. in Industrial Organization, a M.Sc. in Economics and a M.A. in Business Engineering from KU Leuven (Belgium). She is working on the Future of Work and Inclusive Growth project which analyses the impact of artificial intelligence (AI) on the nature, quantity and quality of work, welfare systems and inclusive growth. 

Before joining Bruegel, she worked as an organization design researcher investigating the impact of job design on wellbeing and productivity at work. This inherently multidisciplinary domain has left her with a broad social science background, encompassing psychology, sociology and economics.

Laura is passionate about data and technology. Working as a data scientist in the financial and retail sector, she experienced machine learning and big data firsthand. She is also a skilled statistical programmer, survey developer and open-source aficionado.

Declaration of interests 2020-2021

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Blog Post

Algorithmic management is the past, not the future of work

Algorithmic management is the twenty-first century’s scientific management. Job quality measures should be included explicitly in health and safety risk assessments for workplace artificial-intelligence systems.

By: Laura Nurski Topic: Innovation & Competition Policy Date: May 6, 2021