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Bob Martinus Johannes Rijkers

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First Name:Bob
Middle Name:Martinus Johannes
Last Name:Rijkers
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RePEc Short-ID:pri198
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Economics Research
World Bank Group

Washington, District of Columbia (United States)
http://econ.worldbank.org/research

(202) 477-1234

1818 H Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20433
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Working papers

  1. Heath,Rachel & Mansuri,Ghazala & Rijkers,Bob & Seitz,William Hutchins & Sharma,Dhiraj, 2020. "Measuring Employment : Experimental Evidence from Urban Ghana," Policy Research Working Paper Series 9263, The World Bank.
  2. Artuc,Erhan & Cull,Robert J. & Dasgupta,Susmita & Fattal Jaef,Roberto N. & Filmer,Deon P. & Gine,Xavier & Jacoby,Hanan G. & Jolliffe,Dean Mitchell & Kee,Hiau Looi & Klapper,Leora & Kraay,Aart C. & Loa, 2020. "Toward Successful Development Policies : Insights from Research in Development Economics," Policy Research Working Paper Series 9133, The World Bank.
  3. Cyril Chalendard & Alice Duhaut & Ana Margarida Fernandes & Aaditya Mattoo & Gael Raballand & Bob Rijkers, 2020. "Does Better Information Curb Customs Fraud?," CESifo Working Paper Series 8371, CESifo.
  4. Andersen,Jorgen Juel & Johannesen,Niels & Rijkers,Bob, 2020. "Elite Capture of Foreign Aid : Evidence from Offshore Bank Accounts," Policy Research Working Paper Series 9150, The World Bank.
  5. Hallward-Driemeier,Mary C. & Kochanova,Anna & Rijkers,Bob, 2020. "Does Democratization Promote Competition? : Indonesian Manufacturing Pre and Post Suharto," Policy Research Working Paper Series 9112, The World Bank.
  6. Daniel Garrote Sanchez & Nicolas Gomez Parra & Caglar Ozden & Bob Rijkers, 2020. "Which Jobs Are Most Vulnerable to COVID-19? What an Analysis of the European Union Reveals," World Bank Other Operational Studies 33737, The World Bank.
  7. Artuc,Erhan & Porto,Guido & Rijkers,Bob, 2019. "Household Impacts of Tariffs : Data and Results from Agricultural Trade Protection," Policy Research Working Paper Series 9045, The World Bank.
  8. Artuc,Erhan & Rijkers,Bob & Porto,Guido, 2019. "Trading off the Income Gains and the Inequality Costs of Trade Policy," Policy Research Working Paper Series 8825, The World Bank.
  9. Heath,Rachel & Mansuri,Ghazala & Rijkers,Bob, 2019. "Labor Supply Responses to Health Shocks : Evidence from High-Frequency Labor Market Data from Urban Ghana," Policy Research Working Paper Series 9046, The World Bank.
  10. Van Der Weide,Roy & Rijkers,Bob & Blankespoor,Brian & Abrahams,Alexei Sisulu, 2018. "Obstacles on the road to Palestinian economic growth," Policy Research Working Paper Series 8385, The World Bank.
  11. Artuc,Erhan & Bastos,Paulo S. R. & Rijkers,Bob, 2018. "Robots, Tasks and Trade," Policy Research Working Paper Series 8674, The World Bank.
  12. Hallward-Driemeier,Mary C. & Rijkers,Bob & Waxman,Andrew R. & Hallward-Driemeier,Mary C. & Rijkers,Bob & Waxman,Andrew R., 2015. "Can minimum wages close the gender wage gap ? evidence from Indonesia," Policy Research Working Paper Series 7364, The World Bank.
  13. Rijkers,Bob & Baghdadi,Leila & Raballand,Gael J. R. F. & Rijkers,Bob & Baghdadi,Leila & Raballand,Gael J. R. F., 2015. "Political connections and tariff evasion : evidence from Tunisia," Policy Research Working Paper Series 7336, The World Bank.
  14. 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.
  15. Arouri, Hassen & Freund,Caroline & Nucifora,Antonio & Rijkers,Bob & Arouri, Hassen & Freund,Caroline & Nucifora,Antonio & Rijkers,Bob, 2014. "Which firms create the most jobs in developing countries ? evidence from Tunisia," Policy Research Working Paper Series 7068, The World Bank.
  16. 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.
  17. Freund,Caroline & Nucifora,Antonio & Rijkers,Bob, 2014. "All in the family : state capture in Tunisia," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6810, The World Bank.
  18. 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.
  19. Rijkers, Bob & Costa, Rita, 2012. "Gender and rural non-farm entrepreneurship," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6066, The World Bank.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. 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.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. Soderbom, Mans & Rijkers, Bob, 2009. "Market integration and structural transformation in a poor rural economy," Policy Research Working Paper Series 4856, The World Bank.
  26. 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.
  27. 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.
  28. 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.

Articles

  1. Artuc, Erhan & Porto, Guido & Rijkers, Bob, 2019. "Trading off the income gains and the inequality costs of trade policy," Journal of International Economics, Elsevier, vol. 120(C), pages 1-45.
  2. Mary Hallward-Driemeier & Bob Rijkers & Andrew Waxman, 2017. "Can Minimum Wages Close the Gender Wage Gap?," Review of Income and Wealth, International Association for Research in Income and Wealth, vol. 63(2), pages 310-334, June.
  3. Rijkers, Bob & Freund, Caroline & Nucifora, Antonio, 2017. "All in the family: State capture in Tunisia," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 124(C), pages 41-59.
  4. Bob Rijkers & Leila Baghdadi & Gael Raballand, 2017. "Political Connections and Tariff Evasion Evidence from Tunisia," World Bank Economic Review, World Bank Group, vol. 31(2), pages 459-482.
  5. Mary Hallward-Driemeier & Bob Rijkers & Andrew Waxman, 2017. "Do Employers' Responses to Crises Impact Men and Women Differently? Firm-level Evidence from Indonesia," Review of Development Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 21(4), pages 1018-1056, November.
  6. Caroline Freund & Mary Hallward-Driemeier & Bob Rijkers, 2016. "Deals and Delays: Firm-level Evidence on Corruption and Policy Implementation Times," World Bank Economic Review, World Bank Group, vol. 30(2), pages 354-382.
  7. Martijn Burger & Elena Ianchovichina & Bob Rijkers, 2016. "Risky Business: Political Instability and Sectoral Greenfield Foreign Direct Investment in the Arab World," World Bank Economic Review, World Bank Group, vol. 30(2), pages 306-331.
  8. Falco, Paolo & Maloney, William F. & Rijkers, Bob & Sarrias, Mauricio, 2015. "Heterogeneity in subjective wellbeing: An application to occupational allocation in Africa," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 111(C), pages 137-153.
  9. Rijkers, Bob & Arouri, Hassen & Freund, Caroline & Nucifora, Antonio, 2014. "Which firms create the most jobs in developing countries? Evidence from Tunisia," Labour Economics, Elsevier, vol. 31(C), pages 84-102.
  10. Freund, Caroline & Rijkers, Bob, 2014. "Episodes of unemployment reduction in rich, middle-income and transition economies," Journal of Comparative Economics, Elsevier, vol. 42(4), pages 907-923.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. Rijkers, Bob & Costa, Rita, 2012. "Gender and Rural Non-Farm Entrepreneurship," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 40(12), pages 2411-2426.
  14. Pierella Paci & Ana Revenga & Bob Rijkers, 2012. "Coping with Crises: Policies to Protect Employment and Earnings," World Bank Research Observer, World Bank Group, vol. 27(1), pages 106-141, February.
  15. 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, issue 40, pages 1-5, November.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.

Books

  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, December.

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 32 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-DEV: Development (11) 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 2020-03-09 2020-05-11. Author is listed
  2. NEP-ARA: MENA - Middle East & North Africa (7) 2013-12-20 2014-03-30 2014-11-01 2015-01-03 2015-06-27 2017-03-19 2017-03-19. Author is listed
  3. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (7) 2008-09-13 2011-09-16 2012-05-15 2012-11-03 2012-12-22 2014-06-14 2014-11-01. Author is listed
  4. NEP-AFR: Africa (5) 2012-05-15 2012-11-03 2012-12-22 2015-06-27 2017-03-19. Author is listed
  5. NEP-INT: International Trade (5) 2018-10-15 2020-02-24 2020-03-16 2020-03-23 2020-07-13. Author is listed
  6. NEP-IUE: Informal & Underground Economics (5) 2012-11-03 2012-12-22 2015-06-27 2017-03-19 2020-08-24. Author is listed
  7. NEP-SEA: South East Asia (5) 2011-09-16 2011-11-14 2012-05-15 2015-07-25 2020-02-17. Author is listed
  8. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (4) 2009-03-22 2018-10-15 2020-02-17 2020-02-24
  9. NEP-LMA: Labor Markets - Supply, Demand, & Wages (4) 2011-09-16 2014-11-01 2015-07-25 2020-03-23
  10. NEP-BAN: Banking (3) 2020-03-09 2020-05-11 2020-07-13
  11. NEP-ENT: Entrepreneurship (3) 2012-05-15 2014-11-01 2017-03-19
  12. NEP-HAP: Economics of Happiness (2) 2012-11-03 2012-12-22
  13. NEP-HME: Heterodox Microeconomics (2) 2011-09-16 2015-07-25
  14. NEP-LTV: Unemployment, Inequality & Poverty (2) 2012-11-03 2012-12-22
  15. NEP-SBM: Small Business Management (2) 2014-11-01 2017-03-19
  16. NEP-TID: Technology & Industrial Dynamics (2) 2020-03-23 2020-07-13
  17. NEP-COM: Industrial Competition (1) 2020-02-17
  18. NEP-DEM: Demographic Economics (1) 2012-05-15
  19. NEP-EXP: Experimental Economics (1) 2020-06-29
  20. NEP-GEN: Gender (1) 2020-05-11
  21. NEP-HEA: Health Economics (1) 2020-02-24
  22. NEP-HIS: Business, Economic & Financial History (1) 2020-02-17
  23. NEP-LAM: Central & South America (1) 2020-03-16
  24. NEP-LAW: Law & Economics (1) 2020-08-24
  25. NEP-POL: Positive Political Economics (1) 2013-12-20
  26. NEP-RMG: Risk Management (1) 2020-08-24
  27. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (1) 2009-06-10

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