Prof. Dr. Rayp, Glenn

Research Fellow
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Research Interests 

Globalisation, technological innovation and income inequality
International trade and firm productivity
The monitoring of regional integration
Regional integration and income inequality


Master in philosophy, Ghent University
Master in economic science, Free University of Brussels (VUB)
Master in statistics and econometrics, Free University of Brussels (VUB)
Ph.D. in applied economic sciences, University of Antwerp

Biographical Statement 

Glenn Rayp is a part time research fellow at UNU-CRIS. He worked as a researcher and research assistant at the Antwerp University, after which he became professor in international economics at Ghent University.  Glenn Rayp teaches international economics and history of economic thought at Ghent University. 

He is a former member of the (Belgian) High Council of Finance and the High Council of Employment, as well as the (Flemish) Council of Industry.  From 2010 to 2015, he co-ordinated the FWO research community on Globalisation, Regionalisation and Economic and Social Inequality (GRESI) of which UNU-CRIS was a member.

In his most recent research on regional integration, he was involved in the development of composite indicators of regional integration and the analysis of the relation between regional integration and institutions.  He is part of the team that will update and develop the RIKS platform of UNU-CRIS.