Professor International Economics, University of Leuven (KU Leuven) - Head of International Economics Section - CEPR Fellow (London) and CES-ifo Fellow (Munich)

Department of Economics
University of Leuven (KU Leuven)

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Bio & CV

Hylke Vandenbussche is a Professor in International Economics in the Department of Economics of the University of Leuven (KULeuven) in Belgium. Previously, she was the holder of the Chair Jacquemin at the University of Louvain-la-neuve (UCL) in Belgium where she was affiliated to the CORE research centre.

About me


I am a full professor and Head of the international economics section at the University of Leuven in Belgium. I started my academic career as a lecturer at the University of Cambridge, UK. After that I was a professor at the university of Louvain-la-neuve for several years, affiliated to the center CORE.



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