Jens Suedekum is Professor of International Economics at the Duesseldorf Institute for Competition Economics (DICE) at Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf. He is also a research fellow of CEPR, the Institute for Emplyoment Research (IAB), the CESifo network, and a former council member of the Urban Economics Association (UEA).

Suedekum is Co-Editor of the Journal of Regional Science, and member of the editorial board at the Journal of Urban Economics and at Regional Science and Urban Economics.

His main research areas are urban and regional economics and international trade. Current research focuses on the impact of international trade on local labor markets, regional migration, city size distributions, the organization of multinational enterprises, and related topics.

He has published widely in international peer-review journals such as the Journal of the European Economic Association, International Economic Review, European Economic Review, Journal of International Economics, Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Urban Economics, and many others.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in December 2004.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6685
revised version published in: Journal of the European Economic Association, 2014, 12 (6), 1643-1675, [Final version]
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6564
revised version forthcoming in: Canadian Journal of Economics
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6352
substantially revised version pubslished as 'City age and city size' in: European Economic Review, 2014, 71(Nov), 193-208. [Final version]
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5405
published in: Research Policy, 2012, 41 (1), 13-23
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5305
revised version published in: Journal of International Economics, 2014, 93 (1), 123-139, [Final version]
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4743
published in: Journal of Urban Economics, 2012, 72 (2-3), 225-239
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4619
Jens Suedekum, Katja Wolf, Uwe Blien
published in: Regional Studies, 2014, 48 (1), 173-191
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4384
published in: Journal of Public Economics, 2013, 97 (1), 258-271
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3928
published in: Journal of Economic Geography, 2011, 11 (4), 667-686
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3682
substantially revised version published in: International Economic Review, 2014, 55 (4), 1305-1348. [Final version]