Jan Eeckhout - Curriculum Vitae#


ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS
  • Professor, Department of Economics, University College London, 2011-
  • Research Professor, Department of Economics, Barcelona GSE-UPF, 2008-
  • Associate Professor with tenure, Dep of Economics, University of Pennsylvania, 2007-2010 (voted Full Professor 2010)
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania, 2000-2007
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, NYU Stern, 2006-2007
  • Marie Curie Fellow of the European Commission, at UPF Barcelona, 1998-1999
  • Assistant Professor in Economics, UPF Barcelona, Fall 1997
  • Lecturer in Economics, The London School of Economics, 1996-1997

OTHER POSITIONS AND FELLOWSHIPS
  • Fellow, European Economic Association
  • Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), Research Fellow
  • CEPR, Research Fellow
  • CORE (Louvain-La-Neuve), Research Fellow
  • Member, Organizing Committee, European Summer Symposium in Economic Theory, Gerzensee (ESSET)

EDUCATION
  • The London School of Economics (UK), Ph.D. (Economics), 1998
  • Manchester University (UK), M.A. (Economics), 1993
  • Catholic University Leuven (Belgium), H.Ir. (Engineering and Economics), 1992

INVITED LECTURES
  • CORE Lectures (Center for Operations Research and Econometrics, Universite Catholique de Louvain), 2010
  • Plenary Lecture, annual meeting of economists, Belgium, 2011
  • Inaugural Lecture, UCL, 2013
  • Plenary Lecture, Spanish Economic Association, 2013
  • Keynote address, Royal Academy of Arts and Sciences, Belgium, 2013
  • Guanghua School of Management Lecture Series, Peking University, 2014

HONORS AND GRANTS
  • European Research Council Grant - 339186 (2014-2019)
  • RecerCaixa Research Grant (2014-2016)
  • Excellence in Refereeing Award 2011 and 2012, American Economic Review
  • Spanish Grants for Fundamental Research (MICCIN) (2013-2015)
  • European Research Council Grant - 208068 (2008-2013)
  • Marie Curie Fellowship, European Commission (IRG 247448)
  • Spanish Grants for Fundamental Research (MICCIN) (2010-2012)
  • Catalan Grants for Research Teams (AGAUR - SGR) (2010-2014)
  • Spanish Grants, Conferences (Barcelona Jocs) (2009-2011)
  • National Science Foundation Grant SES-0422863 (with Nicola Persico and Petra Todd) (2004-2006)
  • Kravis Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching, University of Pennsylvania (2002, 2005)
  • University Research Fund (UPenn) (2007-2008)
  • Dean's Research Fund (UPenn) (2007-2008)
  • Diversity Fund Grant (2005)
  • University of Pennsylvania Research Foundation Grant (2002, 2004)
  • Penn-Leuven Exchange Program Grant (2003, 2006)
  • Marie Curie Fellowship, European Commission (TMR-Grant ERB4001GT971729)
  • The Royal Economic Society, Fellowship (1995-96)
  • British Council, Fellowship (1994)

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
  • Editor, International Economic Review, 2008-2011
  • Associate Editor, Journal of the European Economic Association, 2009-
  • Associate Editor, Review of Economic Dynamics, 2010-
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Economic Theory, 2013-
  • International Scientic Council, Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management: 2013-
  • Member of the Econometric Society, the American Economic Association, the European Economic Association
  • Referee for American Economic Review, Econometrica, Journal of Political Economy, Review of Economic Studies, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Economic Literature, Journal of Economic Theory, Journal of Public Economics, Games and Economic Behavior, Rand Journal of Economics, International Economic Review, Journal of the European Economic Association, Review of Economic Dynamics, Rand, Theoretical Economics, Economic Theory, Scandinavian Journal of Economics, European Economic Review, Economic Journal, Journal of Labor Economics, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Economica, BEPress, Economics Letters, Journal of Regional Science, Regional Science and Urban Economics, Regional Studies, Finnish Economic Papers, Econometric Society Meetings, Society for *Economic Dynamics Meetings, European Research Council, National Science Foundation
  • Program Committee Society for Economic Dynamics (2002-2007), EEA-ESEM (1999, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014)

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
  • Undergraduate: Microeconomics, Public Economics, Advanced Economic Analysis (Micro), Applied Micro Economics
  • PhD: Topics in Applied Economic Theory, Topics in Labor Markets, Game Theory (Wharton), Micro Economics
  • MBA: Firms and Markets (core course in microeconomics)

REFEREED PUBLICATIONS
  • Spatial Sorting" (with Roberto Pinheiro and Kurt Schmidheiny), forthcoming Journal of Political Economy 2014
  • Diverse Organizations and the Competition for Talent" (w. Roberto Pinheiro), forthc. International Econ. Rev. 2014
  • Occupational Choice and Development," (w. Boyan Jovanovic), Journal of Economic Theory 147(2), 2012, 657-683
  • Identifying Sorting - In Theory," (with Philipp Kircher), Review of Economic Studies 78, 2011, 872-906
  • Sorting and Decentralized Price Competition," (with Philipp Kircher), Econometrica, 78(2), 2010, 539-574
  • A Theory of Optimal Crackdowns," (w. N. Persico, P. Todd), American Economic Review 100, 2010, 1104-1135
  • Sorting vs Screening: Search Frictions and Competing Mechanisms," (w P. Kircher), JET 145, 2010, 1354-1385
  • Matching in Informal Financial Institutions," (with Kaivan Munshi) J. Eur. Econ. Assoc. 8(5), 2010, 947-988
  • Gibrat's Law for (All) Cities: Reply,"American Economic Review 99, 2009, 1676-1683
  • Bargaining over Public Goods" (with Julio Davila and Cesar Martinelli), J. of Pub. Ec. Theory 11(6), 2009, 927-945
  • Competitive Bargaining Equilibrium," (with Julio Davila) Journal of Economic Theory, 139(1), 2008, 269-294
  • Minorities and Endogenous Segregation,"Review of Economic Studies, Vol. 73(1) No. 254, 2006, 31-53
  • Gibrat's Law for (All) Cities,"American Economic Review 94(5), 2004, 1429-1451
  • Indeterminacy and Directed Search," (with Melvyn Coles), Journal of Economic Theory 111, 2003, 265-276
  • Knowledge Spillovers and Inequality," (with Boyan Jovanovic), American Economic Review 92(5), 2002, 1290-1307
  • On the uniqueness of Stable Marriage Matchings,"Economics Letters, 2000, 1-8
  • Bilateral Search and Vertical Heterogeneity,"International Economic Review 40, 1999, 869-888
  • Educational Mobility: the Eect on Eciency and Distribution,"Economica 66, 1999, 317-333

CURRENT RESEARCH AND OTHER PUBLICATIONS
  • Competing Teams" (with Hector Chade)
  • Optimal Spatial Taxation: Are Big Cities too Small?" (with Nezih Guner)
  • Matching Information" (with Hector Chade)
  • Stochastic Sorting" (with Hector Chade)
  • Assortative Learning" (with Xi Weng)
  • The Research Agenda: Jan Eeckhout and Philipp Kircher on Sorting in Macroeconomic Models," (with Philipp Kircher)
  • EconomicDynamics Newsletter, Review of Economic Dynamics 13(1), 2011

VISITING APPOINTMENTS
  • Nueld College, Oxford University, 2008
  • Columbia University, 2004
  • Catholic University Leuven (Belgium), 2003 and 2006
  • Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona (Spain), 2000
  • Visiting Scholar, Department of Economics, MIT, Fall 1999
  • New York University, 1998
  • Hebrew University, Jerusalem (Israel), 1998
  • European University Institute, Florence (Italy), 1996
  • Universidad Carlos III, Madrid (Spain), 1995

INVITED SEMINARS AND CONFERENCES

MIT, NYU, LSE, Northwestern, Stanford, Columbia, UCLA, Berkeley, Wisconsin, University of Michigan, Washington University Saint Louis, UPenn, Oxford, NYU Stern, MEDS Northwestern, Nueld College, UCL, UT Austin, Georgetown, Penn State, Brown, Toronto, LBS, INSEAD, Warwick, Southampton, Mannheim, Munich, CERAS Paris, CEMFI Madrid, EIEF Enaudi, Western Ontario, ECARES Brussels, CORE Louvain-La-Neuve, Arizona State, Bonn, EUI Florence, Tinbergen Institute Amsterdam, Ohio State, Vanderbilt, Beijing University Guanghua School of Management, Saint Louis Fed, Philadelphia Fed, SUNY Stony Brook, Essex, U Miami, Clemson University, Iowa State, University of Sydney, University of Melbourne, University of Adelaide, Royal Holloway University, Carlos III Madrid, Paris 1, HECER University of Helsinki, Swedish School of Economics Helsinki, Universitat Autonoma Barcelona, IESE Barcelona, Universidad Complutense Madrid, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona Jocs, Institute of Economic Analysis Barcelona, University of Helsinki Finland, Paris Nanterre, UQAM Montreal, Richmond Fed, Cleveland Fed, Bank of Spain, World Bank, IMF, Bogazici University Istanbul, University of Leicester, IESE Barcelona, University of Zaragoza, Frankfurt University, Tilburg, Marseille, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Tinbergen Institute Rotterdam. Econometric Society World Congress (Seattle, London, Shanghai), NBER Summers Institute (Boston 1998, 1999, 2000, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011), Midwestern Summer Meetings (Wisconsin), Econometric Society Winter Meetings (New Orleans, New York, Boston, Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, New Orleans, Atlanta, Philadelphia), European Economic Association (Istanbul, Toulouse, Venice, Milan, Barcelona, Oslo), Econometric Society Summer meetings (Istanbul, Berlin, Lima, Cancun, Los Angeles, Venice, Milan, Pittsburgh, Barcelona, Oslo), Society for Economic Dynamics (Oxford, Philadelphia, Alghero, San Jose, New York City, Paris, Florence, Budapest, Vancouver, Prague, Cambridge, Istanbul, Montreal, Ghent), Workshop in Macroeconomic Theory (Northwestern 1998, Minnesota 2007), Game Theory Society World Congress (Evanston 2008), CEPR-IDEI Conference on Two-Sided Markets (Toulouse), CEPR Summer Institute Gerzensee (2004, 2006, 2007), Two-Sided Matching (Bonn), Decentralization Conference (Saint Louis, 2009), Conference on Labor Markets, Malaga (2009), NBER conference (Philadelphia, Atlanta, Minneapolis)

ADVISING
  • Main Ph.D. Advisor (with first job): Juan Licari (2007 - Moody's), Roberto Pinheiro (2009 - University of Colorado, Boulder), Yijuan Chen (2009 - Australian National University), Ilse Lindenlaub (2014 - NYU)
  • Ph.D. Dissertation Committee: Antoni Calvo (2000 - Autonoma Barcelona), Ramya Sundaram (2001 - University of Arizona), Luis Araujo (2002 - Michigan State), Brett Norwood (2002 - University of Hong Kong), Alfredo Di Tillio (2004 - University of Texas, Austin), Braz Camargo (2004 - Western Ontario), Nicolas Jacquet (2005 - Singapore Management University), Serene Tan (2005 - National University Singapore), Chris Makler (2005 - Aplia, Inc. and Stanford), Manolis Galenianos (2006 - Penn State), Eduardo Faingold (2006 - Yale), Ben Lester (2007 - Western Ontario), Daniel Velazquez (2007), Enestor Dos Santos (2008 - BBVA), Rebecca Karpay (2008), Jose Suarez-LLedo (2008 - Autonoma Barcelona), Tom Truyts (2008 - KU Leuven), Luca Merlino (2009 - ECARES), Rafael Gonzalez Val (2010 - University of Barcelona), Raphaela Hyee (2012 - Vienna), David Deller (2012 - University of Essex), David Pothier (2012 - EUI), Joao Montalvao (2013 - World Bank), Thibaut Lamadon (2014)
  • Undergraduate Advising: David Bard (2003 - Gates Scholar, University of Cambridge), Achyuta Adhvaryu (2004 - Yale Ph.D. candidate), Anant Nyshadham (2006 - Yale Ph.D. candidate)

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSIGNMENTS
  • Senior Recruiting Committee UPF, 2008-2014
  • Junior Recruiting UPF, 2013-2014
  • Department Seminar UCL, 2011-2013
  • Barcelona Jocs (www.barcelonajocs.org), 2009-2011
  • Micro Seminar UPF, 2009-2011
  • Undergraduate Executive Committee, 2004-2008
  • PPE economics representative UPenn, 2007-2008
  • Associate Undergraduate Chair UPenn (Advising), 2004-2005, 2005-2006
  • Department Chair Selection Committee UPenn (Junior Faculty Member), 2004
  • Junior Recruiting Committee UPenn, 2002-2003
  • Graduate Admissions Committee UPenn, 2000, 2001, 2004

LANGUAGES

Dutch 3S,3W - French 3S,3W - English 3S,3W - Spanish 3S,3W - German 2S,1W - Italian 2S,1W - Catalan 2S,2W
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