Thomas Shaper

Thomas Schaper is currently a postdoctoral researcher in economics at TUM School of Management, Technical University of Munich (Germany). He received his Ph.D. in applied economics from KU Leuven (Belgium) in October 2021. His research interests are in the economics of innovation, science and technology. In on-going projects, he investigates human capital externalities in scientific production, competitive science funding, and the impact of institutions and digitization on knowledge spillovers. He was holder of a Ph.D. fellowship of the Research Foundation – Flanders (FWO) from 2017-2021. His research is currently supported by the German Research Foundation (DFG).

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