Position 
PhD Fellow
Nationality 
Belgium
At UNU-CRIS 
01/07/2020
Research Interests 

Regional integration
Regional organisations

Education 

BA, Linguistics and Literature: English-Spanish, Ghent University
MA, Linguistics and Literature: English, Ghent University
MSc, Economics, Ghent University

Biographical Statement 

Lucas Rabaey is currently working as an assistant at the Department of Economics at Ghent University. His research focuses on the effectiveness of regional organisations. More specifically, he analyses the effects of de jure integration on trade, investment and migration flows between countries. This research is conducted under the supervision of Glenn Rayp and Samuel Standaert.

Lucas holds a Master’s degree in Linguistics and Literature and Economics, both from Ghent University. His final thesis was on fiscal policy and the environment in an overlapping generations model.