Kate obtained a Master’s Degree in Economics from Ghent University, with a major in Economic Policy. As part of her Master’s thesis she conducted a field experiment, researching the sticky floor phenomenon due to employer-based discrimination in the Flemish labour market. She also holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Ghent University.
Before, she interned as a researcher with RoSa Documentation Centre on Equal Opportunities and Gender in Brussels. She also presented the methodology and data of her Master’s thesis at the Spring Meeting of Young Economists in Vienna.
Kate did an internship at UNU-CRIS under the guidance of Philippe De Lombaerde for a couple of months. She conducted research on labour clauses included in Free Trade Agreements. Her research interests include socio-economic issues, regional and social policy and labour economics.