Research assistants & interns

Tom Schraepen

Research Assistant

Tom is working at Bruegel as a Research Assistant. He obtained his BSc in Business Engineering and his MSc in Applied Economics from KU Leuven. He wrote his master’s thesis in the field of innovation economics.

Prior to joining Bruegel as an Research Intern at Bruegel, Tom completed coursework of the MSc in Comparative and International Politics at KU Leuven, headed multiple student organisations and worked as a communications and events intern at Bruegel.

Tom is a Belgian citizen. He is fluent in Dutch and English, and advanced in French.

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Blog Post

Inclusive growth

Remote work, EU labour markets and wage inequality

More remote working in the wake of the pandemic could exacerbate wage inequality, with young workers, women and the low educated potentially losing out.

By: Georgios Petropoulos and Tom Schraepen Topic: Digital economy and innovation, Inclusive growth Date: September 14, 2021
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Policy Contribution

Inclusive growth

Blending the physical and virtual: a hybrid model for the future of work

The pandemic has shown that many workers can efficiently work remotely, with benefits for wellbeing and even productivity. The European Union should develop a framework to facilitate hybrid work.

By: Monika Grzegorczyk, Mario Mariniello, Laura Nurski and Tom Schraepen Topic: Digital economy and innovation, Inclusive growth Date: June 9, 2021