Jakob R. Munch is Asian Dynamics Initiative Professor of International Economics at University of Copenhagen. He is also a Research Fellow at Economic Policy Research Unit at University of Copenhagen. Before joining University of Copenhagen he held appointments at the Danish Economic Council. He completed a PhD in Economics in 2000 at the University of Aarhus.
His main research interests are in labor and international trade issues, in particular related to offshoring, trade and immigration. He has published a number of papers in international journals, including American Economic Review, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, Economic Journal, Journal of Labor Economics, Journal of International Economics, Journal of Public Economics, Labour Economics and Journal of Economic Literature.
He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in October 2011.