PhD in Economics (Dr. rer. pol.), Georg-August-University Göttingen
Diploma in Economics (Dipl.- Volkswirt), Georg-August-University Göttingen and University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA)
Professor for International Economics, Heinrich-Heine Universität Düsseldorf – Department of Business Administration and Economics and Duesseldorf Institute for Competition Economics (DICE)
Professor for Microeconomics and International Trade, University of Duisburg-Essen – Mercator School of Management
Interim professor, Johannes-Gutenberg University Mainz
Assistant professor of Economics, University of Konstanz
Research assistant, Institute for Employment Research (IAB), Nürnberg
Doctoral researcher and research assistant – Georg-August-University Göttingen
Teaching and Research Interests
Jens Suedekum's main research interests are in the areas of international trade, regional and urban economics, and industrial organization. He has published numerous scholarly articles in international peer-reviewed journals. Jens is a research fellow at CEPR, the CESifo network, IZA, and the Institute for Employment Research (IAB). He is a co-editor of the renowned Journal of Regional Science, and a member of the editorial board at the Journal of Urban Economics and Regional Science and Urban Economics.
Moreover, Jens is the current chairman of the field committee for regional economics and elected member of the committee for international economics at the German Economics Association (VfS). He has received various prizes for his research, for example the EPAINOS award of the European Regional Science Association (ERSA), and has been a visiting researcher at the London School of Economics and Political Science and the Indiana University Bloomington, among others.