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Jordy Meekes

Assistant Professor

Name
Dr. J. Meekes
Telephone
+31 71 527 7387
E-mail
j.meekes@law.leidenuniv.nl
ORCID iD
0000-0003-2874-3511

Jordy Meekes is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at Leiden University and an Honorary Fellow at The University of Melbourne.

More information about Jordy Meekes

Jordy Meekes is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at Leiden University and an Honorary Fellow at The University of Melbourne. Before joining Leiden University in January 2022, Jordy was a Research Fellow (Assistant Professor) in the Melbourne Institute: Applied Economic & Social Research at the University of Melbourne. Jordy is a research affiliate of the IZA, Bonn (Germany) and a research affiliate of the LCC (Australia). Jordy obtained his PhD in Economics and his Research Master's in Multidisciplinary Economics at Utrecht University (the Netherlands). During his PhD, Jordy was a Short-Stay Visiting Fellow at MIT Sloan School of Management (US) and he did a research project in collaboration with the temporary work and human resource consulting services company Randstad Holding. 

His research interests are mainly in the field of applied microeconomics at the intersection of labour economics with spatial economics. He has analysed panel administrative data and longitudinal survey data in policy-relevant research. Jordy applies micro econometric models to answer research questions related to workers' labour market outcomes and housing outcomes. Jordy's research focuses on job loss, local labour markets, gender gaps, COVID-19 impacts, social housing, commuting, flow-based clustering, agglomeration economies and the urban wage premium.

See the Curriculum Vitae of Jordy for more information about his publications, discussion papers and presentations.

Teaching

Assistant Professor

  • Faculteit Rechtsgeleerdheid
  • Instituut Fiscale en Economische vakken
  • Economie

Work address

Kamerlingh Onnes Building
Steenschuur 25
2311 ES Leiden
Room number A2.59

Contact

Publications

  • The University of Melbourne Honorary Fellow
  • The ARC Centre of Excellence for Children and Families over the Life Course, Australia Research Affiliate
  • IZA Institute of Labor Economics Research Affiliate
  • Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Peer Review Panel Member
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