Jens Südekum is a university professor of international economics at Heinrich Heine University in Düsseldorf and a member of the Scientific Advisory Board at the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Climate Protection. His research focuses on international trade, the labor market effects of globalization and digitalization, and urban economics and regional policy. In addition, he is a Research Fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), the CESifo Institute, the Institute for Employment Research (IAB) and the Research Institute on the Future of Work (IZA). He also served as Chair of the Committee on Regional Theory and Policy at the Verein für Socialpolitik (VfS) from 2016 to 2020 and as Editor of the Journal of Regional Science from 2015 to 2018.
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