Estrella Gomez-Herrera is a Visiting Fellow at Bruegel and a Professor at the University of Balearic Islands. Previously, she worked as a research fellow at the European Commission. Her research is related to Digital Markets, Short-Term Rental, Digital Single Market or Artificial Intelligence, among others. She has published more than 20 papers on these topics on top academic journals. She has presented the results of her research at more than 30 national and international conferences, including the Paris Seminar on the Economy of Digitalization, NBER Summer Institute IT and Digitalization or CESIfo Summer Institute. She currently conducts research with co-authors from leading institutions such as Bocconi University, the Max Planck Institute, Télécom Paris, the Universities of Zurich, Minnesota, and Manchester and the European Commission. Finally, in the social and business sphere, she has contacted and maintained dialogue with the most important companies that provide digital laboru services, helping them to improve their business models.
How do gender stereotypes and gendered work segregation, and digitalisation and automation, result in a vicious cycle of digital gender inequality?
We investigate how labour demand and supply elasticities relate to an exogenous change in platform policy.