Dr. S.J.A. (Jolanda) Hessels

Erasmus School of Economics (ESE)
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Member ERIM
Field: Strategy & Entrepreneurship
Affiliated since 2008

Jolanda Hessels is associate professor at the department of Applied Economics at Erasmus University Rotterdam. She is also affiliated with the Erasmus Happiness Economics Research Organization (EHERO). Jolanda obtained her PhD in Economics from Erasmus University Rotterdam. Her research interests include the impact of labor market choices on work and life satisfaction, the role of foreign direct investment as a source of knowledge spillovers, and the relation between entrepreneurship, institutions and economic development.

Publications

  • Academic (33)
    • Van Loon, L., Hessels, J., Rietveld, N., & Van der Zwan, P. (2020). Separation from the life partner and exit from self-employment. Frontiers in Psychology, 11, 1118. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2020.01118

    • Hessels, J., Rietveld, N., & Van der Zwan, P. (2020). The relation between health and earnings in self-employment. Frontiers in Psychology, 11, 801. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2020.00801

    • Hessels, J., Rietveld, N., Thurik, R., & Van der Zwan, P. (2020). The higher returns to formal education for entrepreneurs versus employees in Australia. Journal of Business Venturing Insights, 13, [e00148]. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbvi.2019.e00148

    • van der Zwan, P., Hessels, J., & Burger, M. (2019). Happy Free Willies? Investigating the relationship between freelancing and subjective well-being. Small Business Economics. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11187-019-00246-6

    • Van der Zwan, P., & Hessels, J. (2019). Solo self-employment and wellbeing: an overview of the literature and an empirical illustration. International Review of Entrepreneurship, 17(2), 169-188. http://hdl.handle.net/1765/121654

    • Hessels, J., Rietveld, N., Thurik, R., & van der Zwan, P. (2018). Depression and entrepreneurial exit. Academy of Management Perspectives, 32(3), 323-339. https://doi.org/10.5465/amp.2016.0183

    • Darnihamedani, P., Hessels, J., Block, J., & Simonyan, A. (2018). Taxes, start-up costs, and innovative entrepreneurship. Small Business Economics, 51(2), 355-369. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11187-018-0005-9

    • Hessels, J., & Naude, W. (2018). The intersection of the fields of entrepreneurship and development economics: A review towards a new view. Journal of Economic Surveys, in press. https://doi.org/10.1111/joes.12286

    • Hessels, J., Arampatzi, E., van der Zwan, P., & Burger, M. (2018). Life satisfaction and self-employment in different types of occupations. Applied Economics Letters, 25(11), 734-740. https://doi.org/10.1080/13504851.2017.1361003

    • van der Zwan, P., Hessels, J., & Rietveld, N. (2018). Self-employment and satisfaction with life, work, and leisure. Journal of Economic Psychology, 64, 73-88. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.joep.2017.12.001

    • Hessels, J., Rietveld, N., & van der Zwan, P. (2017). Self-employment and work-related stress: The mediating role of job control and job demand. Journal of Business Venturing, 32(2), 178-196. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbusvent.2016.10.007

    • Darnihamedani, P., & Hessels, J. (2016). Human capital as a driver of innovation among necessity-based entrepreneurs. International Review of Entrepreneurship, 14(1), 1-24.

    • van der Zwan, P., Thurik, R., Verheul, I., & Hessels, J. (2016). Factors influencing the entrepreneurial engagement of opportunity and necessity entrepreneurs. Eurasian Business Review, 6(3), 273-295. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40821-016-0065-1

    • Terjesen, S., Hessels, J., & Li, D. (2016). Comparative International Entrepreneurship research: A review and research agenda. Journal of Management, 42(1), 299-344. https://doi.org/10.1177/0149206313486259

    • Rietveld, N., Bailey, H., Hessels, J., & van der Zwan, P. (2016). Health and entrepreneurship in four Caribbean Basin countries. Economics and Human Biology, 21(May), 84-89. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ehb.2015.12.004

    • Rietveld, N., Hessels, J., & van der Zwan, P. (2015). The stature of the self-employed and its relation with earnings and satisfaction. Economics and Human Biology, 17(April), 59-74. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ehb.2015.02.001

    • Hessels, J., Rietveld, N., & van der Zwan, P. (2014). Unraveling two myths about entrepreneurs. Economics Letters, 122(3), 435-438. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.econlet.2014.01.005

    • Millan, JM., Hessels, J., Thurik, R., & Aguado, R. (2013). Determinants of job satisfaction: A European comparison of self-employed and paid employees. Small Business Economics, 40(3), 651-670. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11187-011-9380-1

    • Hessels, J., & Parker, SC. (2013). Constraints, internationalization and growth: A cross-country analysis of European SMEs. Journal of World Business, 48(1), 137-148. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jwb.2012.06.014

    • Bosma, N., Hessels, J., Schutjens, V., van Praag, CM., & Verheul, I. (2012). Entrepreneurship and role models. Journal of Economic Psychology, 33(2), 410-424. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.joep.2011.03.004

    • Hessels, J., & van Stel, A. (2011). Entrepreneurship, export orientation and economic growth. Small Business Economics, 37(2), 255-268. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11187-009-9233-3

    • Hessels, J., Grilo, I., Thurik, R., & van der Zwan, P. (2011). Entrepreneurial exit and entrepreneurial engagement. Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 21(3), 447-471. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00191-010-0190-4

    • Hessels, J., & Terjesen, S. (2010). Resource dependency and institutional theory perspectives on direct and indirect export choices. Small Business Economics, 34(2), 203-220. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11187-008-9156-4

    • Terjesen, S., & Hessels, J. (2009). Varieties of export-oriented entrepreneurship in Asia. Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 26(3), 537-561. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10490-009-9138-3

    • Hessels, J., van Gelderen, MW., & Thurik, R. (2008). Entrepreneurial motivations, aspirations and their drivers. Small Business Economics, 31(3), 323-339. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11187-008-9134-x

    • de Clercq, D., Hessels, J., & van Stel, A. (2008). Knowledge spillovers and new ventures' export orientation. Small Business Economics, 31(3), 283-303. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11187-008-9132-z

    • Acs, ZJ., Desai, S., & Hessels, J. (2008). Entrepreneurship, economic development and institutions. Small Business Economics, 31(3), 219-234. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11187-008-9135-9

    • Hessels, J., Gelderen, MW., & Thurik, R. (2008). Drivers of entrepreneurial aspirations at the country level: The role of start-up motivations and social security. International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal, 4(4), 401-417. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11365-008-0083-2

    • Hessels, J. (2008). Promotie. Economisch-Statistische Berichten, 93(4543), 574.

    • Stam, FC., Suddle, K., Hessels, J., & van Stel, A. (2007). Los emprendedores con potencial de crecimiento y el desarrollo económico. Políticas públicas de apoyo a los emprendedores [High Growth Entrepreneurs, Public Policies and Economic Growth]¿ (in Spanish). Ekonomiaz, 62(II/06), 124-149.

    • Hessels, J. (2007). Innovation and international involvement of Dutch SMEs. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, 4(3), 234-255.

    • Hessels, J. (2007). Reactie op: Kentering in het denken over mondiale strategieën. Economisch-Statistische Berichten, 92(4514S), 59.

    • Hessels, J., van Stel, A., Brouwer, P., & Wennekers, ARM. (2007). Social Security Arrangements and Early-Stage Entrepreneurial Activity. Comparative Labor Law and Policy Journal, 28(4), 743-774.

  • Professional (1)
    • Hessels, J., & Naude, W. (2014). Slagingskans bedrijfsoprichting afhankelijk van ondernemersvaardigheden. Economisch-Statistische Berichten, 99(4692), 534-536.

  • Academic (1)
    • Veenhoven, R., Arampatzi, E., Bakker, A., Bruel, M., Commandeur, H., Burger, M., Das Gupta-Mannak, J., van Geest, P., van Haastrecht, J., Hendriks, M., Hessels, J., van Liemt, GE., Oerlemans, W., Volberda, H., & van der Zwan, P. (2014). Het rendement van geluk: Inzichten uit wetenschap en praktijk. Stichting Maatschappij en Onderneming.

  • Academic (8)
    • Hessels, J., & Van Der Zwan, P. (2019). Old age self-employment and work-related stress. In Handbook of Research on Entrepreneurship and Aging (pp. 283-298). Edward Elgar Publishing. https://doi.org/10.4337/9781788116213.00019

    • Hessels, J., & Van der Zwan, P. (2019). Old age entrepreneurship and work-related stress. In C. Karlsson, M. Backman and O. Kekezi (Ed.), Handbook of Research on Entrepreneurship and Aging Edward Elgar Publishing. http://hdl.handle.net/1765/121656

    • Hessels, J., van Gelderen, MW., & Thurik, R. (2011). Entrepreneurial Aspirations, Motivations, and their Drivers (reprint). In P. Davidsson, S. Gordon, & H. Bermann (Eds.), Nascent Entrepreneurship (pp. 250-265). Edward Elgar Publishing. International Library of Entrepreneurship Series

    • 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 Publishing.

    • Hessels, J., & van Gelderen, MW. (2010). New business creation in the Netherlands. In P. D. Reynolds, & R. T. Curtin (Eds.), New Business Creation: An International Overview (pp. 175-192). Springer-Verlag.

    • Stam, FC., Suddle, K., Hessels, J., & van Stel, A. (2009). High-growth entrepreneurs, public policies, and economic growth. In J. Leitao, & R. Baptista (Eds.), Public Policies for Fostering Entrepreneurship. A European Perspective (pp. 91-110). Springer-Verlag. International Studies in Entrepreneurship Vol. 22

    • 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). Edward Elgar Publishing.

    • Hessels, J., & van Stel, A. (2008). Global Entrepreneurship Monitor and entrepreneurs' export orientation. In E. Congregado (Ed.), Measuring Entrepreneurship: Building a Statistical System (pp. 265-278). Springer Science+Business Media. International Studies in Entrepreneurship Vol. 16

  • Professional (1)
    • van der Zwan, P., & Hessels, J. (2014). Ondernemerschap en geluk. In Het rendement van geluk: Inzichten uit wetenschap en praktijk (SMO & EHERO) (pp. 73-86). Ten Brink B.V..

  • Popular (1)
    • van der Zwan, P., Thurik, R., Verheul, I., & Hessels, J. (2016). Erratum to: Factors influencing the entrepreneurial engagement of opportunity and necessity entrepreneurs (Eurasian Business Review, (2016), 6, 3, (273-295), 10.1007/s40821-016-0065-1). Eurasian Business Review, 6(3), 297. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40821-016-0067-z

  • Internal (1)
    • Hessels, J. (2008). International entrepreneurship: Value creation across national borders. [Doctoral Thesis, Erasmus University Rotterdam]. Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR).

  • Academic (5)
    • Verheul, I., Thurik, R., Hessels, J., & van der Zwan, P. (2010). Factors influencing the entrepreneurial engagement of opportunity and necessity entrepreneurs. (Research Reports H201011 ed.) EIM.

    • Hessels, J., Grilo, I., Thurik, R., & van der Zwan, P. (2009). Entrepreneurial exit and entrepreneurial engagement. (EIM Research Reports H200910 ed.) EIM Research Reports. EIM Research Reports Vol. H200910

    • Hulsink, W., Suddle, K., & Hessels, J. (2008). Science and technology-based regional entrepreneurship in Netherlands: building support structures for business creation and growth entrepreneurship. ERIM.

    • Hessels, J., van Gelderen, MW., & Thurik, R. (2007). Drivers of entrepreneurial aspirations at the country level: the role of start-up motivations and social security. (Research Reports H200710 ed.) EIM. Research Reports Vol. H200710

    • Hessels, J., van Gelderen, M., & Thurik, R. (2006). Motivation based policies for an entrepreneurial EU economy. (Research Reports H200627 ed.) EIM. Research Reports Vol. H200627

  • Professional (3)
    • van der Zwan, P., Hessels, J., Hoogendoorn, B., & de Vries, N. (2013). The Global Entrepreneurship Monitor The Netherlands 2012. Panteia/EIM. H201314

    • van der Zwan, P., Hessels, J., van Stel, A., & Wennekers, ARM. (2012). The Global Entrepreneurship Monitor 2011 The Netherlands. Panteia/EIM. A201211

    • Prince, YM., Hessels, J., van Hoesel, PHM., & van de Graaff, CC. (2006). Een blik op MKB en Ondernemeschap in 2015. Scenario's op basis van de CPB-vergezichten voor de Nederlandse economie. EIM.

  • Academic (1)
    • Millan, JM., Hessels, J., Thurik, R., & Aguado, R. (2011). Determinants of job satisfaction across the EU-15: a comparison of self-employed and paid employees. Tinbergen Institute. Discussion Paper Vol. TI11-043

  • Role: Daily Supervisor
  • PhD Candidate: Pourya Darnihamedani
  • Time frame: 2012 - 2016
2014
November
05
Research Workshop
As: Speaker, Contact, Coordinator
2013
December
09
Research Seminar
As: Contact, Coordinator
2011
December
06
2010
June
15

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