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Prof. Dr. Jens Südekum

Professor of International Economics


Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics (DICE)
Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf
Universitätsstr. 1
40225 Düsseldorf
Germany

Building 24.31, Room 02.13
Tel. +49 211 - 8111622

Educational Background      
10/2007 - 03/2014 Professor of Economics, University of Duisburg-Essen
10/2003 - 10/2007 Assistant Professor of Economic Policy, University of Konstanz
07/2003 Dr. rer. pol., University of Göttingen
10/2000 Dipl.-Volkswirt (Graduate Economist), University of Göttingen and University of California Los Angeles (UCLA)
Positions           
since 2020 Member of the Scientific Advisory Board at the Federal Ministry of Economics (BMWi)
since 2018 Member of the Foreign Trade Advisory Council of the NRW State Government
since 2015 CEPR Research Fellow
Representative Publications
 
  • “Adjusting to Globalization in Germany” (with Wolfgang Dauth and Sebastian Findeisen),
    Journal of Labor Economics, 2021
  • “Quantifying the gap between equilibrium and optimum under monopolistic competition” (with Kristian Behrens, Giordano Mion and Yasusada Murata),
    Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2020, 135 (4): 2299–2360.
  • “Trade and Manufacturing Jobs in Germany” (with Wolfgang Dauth and Sebastian Findeisen),
    American Economic Review, 2017, 107 (5): 337-342.
  • “Spatial Frictions” (with Kristian Behrens, Giordano Mion and Yasusada Murata),
    Journal of Urban Economics, 2017, 97(1): 40-70.
  • “Relational Contracts and Supplier Turnover in the Global Economy” (with Fabrice Defever and Christian Fischer),
    Journal of International Economics, 2016, 103: 147-165.
  • “The Rise of the East and the Far East: German Labor Markets and Trade Integration” (with Wolfgang Dauth and Sebastian Findeisen),
    Journal of the European Economic Association, 2014, 12 (6): 1643-1675.
  • “Trade, Wages, and Productivity” (with Kristian Behrens, Giordano Mion and Yasusada Murata),
    International Economic Review, 2014, 55 (4): 1305-1348.
  • “Global Sourcing of Complex Production Processes” (with Christian Schwarz),
    Journal of International Economics, 2014, 93 (1): 123-139.
  • “Subsidizing Firm Entry in Open Economies” (with Michael Pflüger),
    Journal of Public Economics, 2013, 97 (1): 258-271.
 
Recent Research
 
  • “Robots and the Rise of European Superstar Firms” (with Joel Stiebale and Nicole Woessner),
    CEPR Discussion Paper 15080, Juli 2020
  • “Matching in Cities” (with Wolfgang Dauth, Sebastian Findeisen and Enrico Moretti),
    NBER Working Paper 25227
  • “Adjusting to Robots: Worker-level Evidence” (with Wolfgang Dauth, Sebastian Findeisen and Nicole Woessner),
    CEPR Discussion Paper 12306
  • “Fiscal Equalization in the Spatial Economy” (with Marcel Henkel and Tobias Seidel),
    CEPR Discussion Paper 12875
 
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