Tom works at Bruegel as a Future of Work and Inclusive Growth Consultant. 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.
At Bruegel, he mainly works on the Future of Work and Inclusive Growth project. He researches the twin transition, the digital economy and labour market inequality.
Tom is a Belgian citizen. He is fluent in Dutch and English, and advanced in French.
Labour-market data on LGBTQIA+ people is limited, but there is some evidence that those in same-sex partnerships experience discrimination.
Europe should investigate the possibility of ‘digital frontier worker’ status for cross-border remote workers.
A new EU regulatory action in public procurement could unlock the potential of green public procurement and add an important element to the European G
More remote working in the wake of the pandemic could exacerbate wage inequality, with young workers, women and the low educated potentially losing ou
The pandemic has shown that many workers can efficiently work remotely, with benefits for wellbeing and even productivity. The European Union should d