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. 3258
published in revised form in: Journal of Regional Science, 2011, 51 (2), 292-298
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3180
published in: Journal of Urban Economics, 2008, 64 (2), 326-339
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3047
published in: Journal of Regional Science, 2009, 49 (4), 721-747
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2960
published in: Canadian Journal of Economics / Revue canadienne d'économique, 2010, 43 (1), 204-231
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2626
Calin Arcalean, Gerhard Glomm, Ioana Schiopu, Jens Suedekum
published in:Canadian Journal of Economics / Revue canadienne d'économique, 2010, 43 (3), 832-859
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2256
published in revised form as 'A synthesis of footloose-entrepreneur new economic geography models: when is agglomeration smooth and easily reversible?' in: Journal of Economic Geography, 2008, 8 (1), 39-54
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2220
published in: Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, 2008, 164 (3), 477-508
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1969
published in: Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik (Journal of Economics and Statistics), 2010, 230 (1), 92-114
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1723
Uwe Blien, Jens Suedekum, Katja Wolf
published in: Labour Economics, 2006, 13 (4), 445-458