Jan Eeckhout

Jan Eeckhout

Universitat Pompeu Fabra

Social & Behavioural Sciences

Jan Eeckhout is ICREA research professor at UPF, Barcelona. His research in macroeconomics focusses on the labor market and market power. His work has been published in the AER, QJE, Econometrica, REStud, JPE. He has received funding from the NSF and the ERC, as well as private grants have supported his research. Jan Eeckhout has been a tenured professor at the University of Pennsylvania, where he was for 9 years. He has also been the Louis A. Simpson Visiting Professor at Princeton University, he has been a visiting professor at NYU Stern and he has been a visiting scholar at MIT. He has been editor of the International Economic Review and is currently on the editorial board of the Review of Economic Dynamics and the Journal of Economic Theory, and is past editorial board member of the Journal of the European Economic Association. He is fellow of the Econometric Society, European Economic Association, and Academia Europaea. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from LSE in 1998.

Research interests

Jan Eeckhout has research interests in macroeconomics, with a special emphasis on the labor market and market power. He studies wage inequality, unemployment, labor market dynamism and technological change.

Selected publications

- Chade H & Eeckhout J 2020, 'Competing Teams', Review Of Economic Studies, 87, 3, 1134 - 1173.

- De Loecker J, Eeckhout J & Unger G 2020, "The Rise of Market Power and the Macroeconomic Implications," Quarterly Journal Of Economics, 135, 2, 561 - 644.