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Staff Biography

[Photo: Jan BAKKER] Mr Jan BAKKER
Occasional Research Assistant - Labour Markets, Trade, Urban Programme
Email: j.d.bakker@lse.ac.uk
Room/Desk: 32L 2.03 P  

Email: jan.bakker@economics.ox.ac.uk
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Jan Bakker is a PhD/DPhil student at the University of Oxford and a research assistant at the CEP. His research interests are in applied microeconomics with applications in labour economics, urban economics and economic geography. More specifically he is interested in the long-run distribution of economic activity and the dynamics of industrial change.

CEP Publications

CEP Discussion Paper
Of Mice and Merchants: Trade and Growth in the Iron Age Jan David Bakker, Stephan Maurer, Jörn-Steffen Pischke and Ferdinand Rauch
July 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1558:
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JEL Classification: F14; N7; O47

Tags: urbanization; locational fundamentals; trade