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Bob Martinus Johannes Rijkers


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First Name: Bob
Middle Name: Martinus Johannes
Last Name: Rijkers

RePEc Short-ID: pri198

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Economics Research
World Bank Group
Location: Washington, District of Columbia (United States)
Phone: (202) 477-1234
Postal: 1818 H Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20433
Handle: RePEc:edi:dvewbus (more details at EDIRC)


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Working papers

  1. Freund, Caroline & Hallward-Driemeier, Mary & Rijkers, Bob, 2014. "Deals and delays : firm-level evidence on corruption and policy implementation times," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6949, The World Bank.
  2. Freund, Caroline & Rijkers, Bob, 2014. "Episodes of unemployment reduction in rich, middle-income, and transition economies," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6891, The World Bank.
  3. Rijkers, Bob & Freund, Caroline & Nucifora, Antonio, 2014. "All in the family : state capture in Tunisia," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6810, The World Bank.
  4. Burger, Martijn & Ianchovichina, Elena & Rijkers, Bob, 2013. "Risky business : political instability and greenfield foreign direct investment in the Arab world," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6716, The World Bank.
  5. Falco, Paolo & Maloney, William F. & Rijkers, Bob & Sarrias, Mauricio, 2012. "Heterogeneity in subjective wellbeing : an application to occupational allocation in Africa," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6244, The World Bank.
  6. Rijkers, Bob & Costa, Rita, 2012. "Gender and rural non-farm entrepreneurship," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6066, The World Bank.
  7. Hallward-Driemeier, Mary & Rijkers, Bob & Waxman, Andrew, 2011. "Ladies first ? firm-level evidence on the labor impacts of the East Asian crisis," Policy Research Working Paper Series 5789, The World Bank.
  8. Hallward-Driemeier, Mary & Rijkers, Bob, 2011. "Do crises catalyze creative destruction ? firm-level evidence from Indonesia," Policy Research Working Paper Series 5869, The World Bank.
  9. Sara Johansson & Ana Revenga & Pierella Paci & Bob Rijkers, 2010. "Avoiding the Eye of the Storm : How to Deal Effectively with Job Crises," World Bank Other Operational Studies 10142, The World Bank.
  10. Paci, Pierella & Revenga, Ana & Rijkers, Bob, 2009. "Coping with crises : why and how to protect employment and earnings," Policy Research Working Paper Series 5094, The World Bank.
  11. Rijkers, Bob & Soderbom, Mans & Loening, Josef, 2009. "Mind the gap ? a rural-urban comparison of manufacturing firms," Policy Research Working Paper Series 4946, The World Bank.
  12. Soderbom, Mans & Rijkers, Bob, 2009. "Market integration and structural transformation in a poor rural economy," Policy Research Working Paper Series 4856, The World Bank.
  13. Rijkers, Bob & Laderchi, Caterina Ruggeri & Teal, Francis, 2008. "Who benefits from promoting small and medium scale enterprises ? some empirical evidence from Ethiopia," Policy Research Working Paper Series 4629, The World Bank.
  14. Loening, Josef & Rijkers, Bob & Soderbom, Mans, 2008. "Nonfarm microenterprise performance and the investment climate : evidence from rural Ethiopia," Policy Research Working Paper Series 4577, The World Bank.


  1. Mary Hallward-Driemeier & Bob Rijkers, 2013. "Do Crises Catalyze Creative Destruction? Firm-level Evidence from Indonesia," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 95(5), pages 1788-1810, December.
  2. Rijkers, Bob & Söderbom, Måns, 2013. "The Effects of Risk and Shocks on Non-Farm Enterprise Development in Rural Ethiopia," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 45(C), pages 119-136.
  3. Pierella Paci & Ana Revenga & Bob Rijkers, 2012. "Coping with Crises: Policies to Protect Employment and Earnings," World Bank Research Observer, World Bank Group, World Bank Group, vol. 27(1), pages 106-141, February.
  4. Rijkers, Bob & Costa, Rita, 2012. "Gender and Rural Non-Farm Entrepreneurship," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 40(12), pages 2411-2426.
  5. Johansson, Sara & Paci, Pierella & Revenga, Ana & Rijkers, Bob, 2010. "Avoiding the Eye of the Storm: How to Deal Effectively with Job Crises," World Bank - Economic Premise, The World Bank, The World Bank, issue 40, pages 1-5, November.
  6. Rijkers, Bob & Ruggeri Laderchi, Caterina & Teal, Francis, 2010. "Who Benefits from Promoting Small Enterprises? Some Empirical Evidence from Ethiopia," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 38(4), pages 523-540, April.
  7. Rijkers, Bob & Söderbom, Måns & Loening, Josef L., 2010. "A Rural-Urban Comparison of Manufacturing Enterprise Performance in Ethiopia," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 38(9), pages 1278-1296, September.


  1. Paolo Falco & Andrew Kerr & Pierella Paci & Bob Rijkers, 2014. "Working toward Better Pay : Earning Dynamics in Ghana and Tanzania," World Bank Publications, The World Bank, number 18553, October.

NEP Fields

14 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-AFR: Africa (3) 2012-05-15 2012-11-03 2012-12-22
  2. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (1) 2009-03-22
  3. NEP-ARA: MENA - Middle East & North Africa (2) 2013-12-20 2014-03-30
  4. NEP-DEM: Demographic Economics (1) 2012-05-15
  5. NEP-DEV: Development (9) 2008-09-13 2008-09-13 2009-03-22 2009-06-10 2009-11-07 2011-09-16 2011-11-14 2012-11-03 2012-12-22. Author is listed
  6. NEP-ENT: Entrepreneurship (1) 2012-05-15
  7. NEP-HAP: Economics of Happiness (2) 2012-11-03 2012-12-22
  8. NEP-HME: Heterodox Microeconomics (1) 2011-09-16
  9. NEP-IUE: Informal & Underground Economics (2) 2012-11-03 2012-12-22
  10. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (6) 2008-09-13 2011-09-16 2012-05-15 2012-11-03 2012-12-22 2014-06-14. Author is listed
  11. NEP-LMA: Labor Markets - Supply, Demand, & Wages (1) 2011-09-16
  12. NEP-LTV: Unemployment, Inequality & Poverty (2) 2012-11-03 2012-12-22
  13. NEP-POL: Positive Political Economics (1) 2013-12-20
  14. NEP-SEA: South East Asia (3) 2011-09-16 2011-11-14 2012-05-15
  15. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (1) 2009-06-10


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