Jens Suedekum

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I am Professor at the Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics (DICE) at Heinrich-Heine University

My research spans the areas of international, regional, labour, and public economics

Recent academic publications

    • Trade and Manufacturing Jobs in Germany, with W. Dauth & S. Findeisen, American Economic Review (Papers & Proceedings)
    • Spatial Frictions, with K. Behrens, G. Mion & Y. Murata, Journal of Urban Economics
    • Relational Contracts and Supplier Turnover in the Global Economy, with F. Defever & C. Fischer, Journal of International Economics

[all publications]


Globalization and labor markets

Hilfe für Wettbewerbsverlierer - Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

Das geteilte Land - Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung

Why the White House seems a little jealous of Germany - Washington Post

Making Globalisation Work for Everyone - High-level seminar with Swedish PM Stefan Löfven and WTO-director Roberto Azevedo

Die Krise der Globalisierung - IMK Forum 2018, Berlin

Deutschlands Rolle in der Globalisierung - German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs (#BMWi_global conference)

Robots and jobs

Dialektik der Digitalisierung - Süddeutsche Zeitung

Wem gehören die Roboter? - IZA newsroom

Workplace robots have had little impact on jobs in Germany - New Scientist

The rise of robots in the German labour market - VOX (most read column 10/2017)

trade policy and Germany's current account surplus

Handelskrieg: Eins zu null für die EU - Die ZEIT

The new cold trade war - VOX (with G. Felbermayr)

Europa muss sich im Handelsstreit mit Trump seiner Stärke bewusst werden - Handelsblatt (with G. Felbermayr)

Hat Trump falsch gerechnet? - Die ZEIT