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Jan Bakker.

Jan Bakker


Expertise: international trade, urban economics, regional development


Dr Jan David Bakker is Assistant Professor at Bocconi University and an Associate of the Institute for Fiscal Studies. Before this he was a Research Fellow at University College London. Jan received his PhD from the University of Oxford in 2019. He has worked for the European Central Bank (2015-2016) and as a consultant on the effects of Brexit on supply chains.

Current areas of research include:

  • The effects of globalization across metropolitan cities and smaller towns
  • (Global) value chains and how they shape the distribution of economic activity across firms and locations
  • The effects of regulation on the UK rental market