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.