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S.J.A. (Jolanda) Hessels

Jolanda Hessels
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Strategy & Entrepreneurship
ERIM Membership:
Member ERIM, affiliated since 2004

Jolanda Hessels is assistant professor at the department of Applied Economics at Erasmus University Rotterdam. She also has a position as researcher at the Strategic Research department of EIM Business and Policy Research in Zoetermeer. Jolanda obtained her PhD in Economics from Erasmus University Rotterdam. Her research interests include the internationalization of small and new ventures, the role of foreign direct investment as a source of knowledge spillovers, and the relation between entrepreneurship, institutions and economic development.

Publications (29)
  • Book contributions (6)
    • Hessels, J., Gelderen, M.W. van & Thurik, A.R. (2011). Success and Risk Factors in the Pre-Startup Phase (reprint). In P Davidsson, S Gordon & H Bermann (Eds.), Nascent Entrepreneurship (International Library of Entrepreneurship Series) (pp. 250-265). Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA, US: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited.
    • Hulsink, W., Hessels, J. & Suddle, K. (2011). Building entrepreneurial platforms and innovative hotspots: science and technology-based regional development in the Netherlands. In S. Mian (Ed.), Science and technology-based regional entrepreneurship. Global experiences in policy and program development (pp. 209-233). Edward Elgar.
    • Hessels, J. & Gelderen, M.W. van (2010). New business creation in the Netherlands. In P.D. Reynolds & R.T. Curtin (Eds.), New Business Creation: An International Overview (pp. 175-192). New York City: Springer.
    • Stam, E., Suddle, K., Hessels, J. & Stel, A.J. van (2009). High-growth entrepreneurs, public policies, and economic growth. In J. Leitao & R. Baptista (Eds.), Public Policies for Fostering Entrepreneurship. A European Perspective (International Studies in Entrepreneurship, 22) (pp. 91-110). New York: Springer.
    • Hessels, J. & Stel, A.J. van (2008). Global Entrepreneurship Monitor and entrepreneurs' export orientation. In E. Congregado (Ed.), Measuring Entrepreneurship: Building a Statistical System (International Studies in Entrepreneurship, 16) (pp. 265-278). New York: Springer Science.
    • Hessels, J. (2008). Internationalization of Dutch SMEs. In L. Dana, I.M. Welpe, M. Han & V. Ratten (Eds.), Handbook of Research on European Business and Entrepreneurship (pp. 494-512). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.
  • Professional publications (4)
    • Zwan, P.W. van der, Hessels, S.J.A., Hoogendoorn, B. & de Vries, N. (2013). The Global Entrepreneurship Monitor The Netherlands 2012. (H201314). Zoetermeer: Panteia/EIM.
    • Zwan, P.W. van der, Hessels, S.J.A., Stel, A.J. van & Wennekers, A.R.M. (2012). The Global Entrepreneurship Monitor 2011 The Netherlands. (A201211). Zoetermeer: Panteia/EIM.
    • Verheul, I., Thurik, A.R., Hessels, J. & Zwan, P.W. van der (2010). Factors influencing the entrepreneurial engagement of opportunity and necessity entrepreneurs. (Research Reports H201011). Zoetermeer: EIM.
    • Prince, Y.M., Hessels, J., Hoesel, P.H.M. van & Graaff, C.C. van de (2006). Een blik op MKB en Ondernemeschap in 2015. Scenario's op basis van de CPB-vergezichten voor de Nederlandse economie. Zoetermeer: EIM.
Events (6)
Dec 9, 2013 Coordination and Judgment in the New Economy
  ERIM Research Seminar | Strategy & Entrepreneurship

Apr 13, 2012 Entrepreneurship and Happiness: Exploring the Relationship between Subjective Wellbeing and New Venture Creation
  ERIM Research Workshop | Strategy & Entrepreneurship

Dec 6, 2011 Entrepreneurship and Employment Creation (SCALES Seminar)
  ERIM Research Seminar | Strategy & Entrepreneurship

Jun 24, 2010 Determinants of Job Satisfaction across the EU-15: A Comparison of Self-Employed and Paid Employees
  ERIM Research Seminar | Strategy & Entrepreneurship

Jun 15, 2010 Institutions and Entrepreneurship (SCALES Seminar)
  ERIM Research Seminar | Strategy & Entrepreneurship

Nov 13, 2008 International Entrepreneurship: Value Creation Across National Borders
  PhD Defence ERIM Doctoral Programme | Entrepreneurship & Innovation (- 2009)

Visiting address
Office: H12-20
Burgemeester Oudlaan 50
3062 PA, Rotterdam
Postal address
Postbus 1738
3000 DR, Rotterdam

Latest publication

Terjesen, S., Hessels, J. & Li, D. (2014). Comparative International Entrepreneurship research: A review and research agenda. Journal of Management, Accepted.

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