Dr. C.A. (Niels) Rietveld

Erasmus School of Economics (ESE)
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Member ERIM
Field: Strategy & Entrepreneurship
Affiliated since 2010

Cornelius A. (Niels) Rietveld is associate professor at the department of Applied Economics, Erasmus School of Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam and executive director of the Erasmus University Rotterdam Institute for Behavior and Biology. He is teaching the bachelor courses Economics & Genetics (FEB13089), Small Business Economics (FEB13035), and the master seminar Strategic Behavior (FEM11082). His primary fields of research are "Economics and human biology" and "The economics of entrepreneurship".

He is inspired for this research agenda by Adam Smith (1723-1790), the founding father of modern economics, who attributed the division of labour among people to a supposedly innate human ‘propensity to truck, barter, and exchange’. There are two main themes in his research. The first theme is the identification of biological predispositions to indicators of socio-economic status. He is primarily analysing genes, but also worked with hormonal measures such as testosterone and physical properties such as height. The second theme is the investigation of how socio-economic conditions affect biological dispositions. In this research area, He focusses on entrepreneurship (self-employment) as labour market choice and its effects on health and well-being.

  • V. Bansal, M. Mitjans, C.A.P. Burik, R. Karlsson Linner, A. Okbay, C.A. Rietveld, M. Begemann, S. Bonn, S. Ripke, M. Nivard, H. Ehrenreich & P.D. Koellinger (2017). Genetics of educational attainment aid in identifying biological subcategories of schizophrenia. (Preprints). : BioRxiv
  • C.A. Rietveld, P.J.F. Groenen, P.D. Koellinger, M. Van der Loos & R. Thurik (2013). Living forever: entrepreneurial overconfidence at older ages. (Preprints). : ERIM Report Series Research in Management
  • P.C. Patel & C.A. Rietveld (2020). The impact of the public disclosure of curved inspection scores using emojis on hygiene violations in food establishments. Cornell Hospitality Quarterly. doi: 10.1177/1938965520935398
  • P.C. Patel, C.A. Rietveld, M. Wolfe & J. Wiklund (2020). The polygenic risk score of subjective well-being, self-employment, and earnings among older individuals. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice. doi: 10.1177/1042258720936984
  • S. Meddens, R. De Vlaming, P. Bowers, C.A.P. Burik, R.K. Linner, C. Lee, A. Okbay, P. Turley, C.A. Rietveld, M.A. Fontana, D.J. Benjamin, C.C. Chow & P.D. Koellinger (2020). Genomic analysis of diet composition finds novel loci and associations with health and lifestyle. Molecular Psychiatry. doi: 10.1038/s41380-020-0697-5
  • J. Hessels, C.A. Rietveld, A.R. Thurik & P. Van der Zwan (2020). The higher returns to formal education for entrepreneurs versus employees in Australia. Journal of Business Venturing Insights, 13:e00148. doi: 10.1016/j.jbvi.2019.e00148
  • C.A. Rietveld, E.A.W. Slob & A.R. Thurik (2020). A decade of research on the genetics of entrepreneurship: a review and view ahead. Small Business Economics. doi: 10.1007/s11187-020-00349-5
  • C.A. Rietveld & P.C. Patel (2020). Prescription opioids and new business establishments. Small Business Economics. doi: 10.1007/s11187-020-00343-x
  • J. Hessels, C.A. Rietveld & P. Van der Zwan (2020). The relation between health and earnings in self-employment. Frontiers in Psychology, 11, 801. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2020.00801
  • L. Van Loon, J. Hessels, C.A. Rietveld & P. Van der Zwan (2020). Separation from the life partner and exit from self-employment. Frontiers in Psychology, 11, 1118. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2020.01118
  • C. Van der Kooi & C.A. Rietveld (2019). God and His Works from an Entrepreneurship Perspective. Journal of Reformed Theology, 13 (1), 47-64. doi: 10.1163/15697312-01301001
  • P.C. Patel, C.A. Rietveld & I. Verheul (2019). Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and earnings in later-life self-employment. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice. doi: 10.1177/1042258719888641
  • D.W. Clark, Y. Okada, K.H.S. Moore, D. Mason, N. Pirastu, I. Gandin, M.C. Medina Gomez, J.F. Felix, V.W.V.K. Jaddoe, C.A. Rietveld, M. Kubo & J. Wilson (2019). Associations of autozygosity with a broad range of human phenotypes. Nature Communications, 10:4957. doi: 10.1038/s41467-019-12283-6
  • R.K. Linnér, P. Biroli, E. Kong, S. Meddens, R. Wedow, M.A. Fontana, M. Lebreton, A. Okbay, C.A. Rietveld, F.J.A. van Rooij, M.A. Ikram, H.W. Tiemeier, A. Hofman, A.G. Uitterlinden, D. Cesarini, P.D. Koellinger & J.P. Beauchamp (2019). Genome-wide association analyses of risk tolerance and risky behaviors in over one million individuals identify hundreds of loci and shared genetic influences. Nature Genetics, 51 (2), 245-257. doi: 10.1038/s41588-018-0309-3
  • C.A. Rietveld & P.C. Patel (2019). ADHD and later-life labor market outcomes in the United States. The European Journal Of Health Economics, 20 (7), 949-967. doi: 10.1007/s10198-019-01055-0
  • P.W. van der Zwan, J. Hessels & C.A. Rietveld (2018). Self-employment and satisfaction with life, work, and leisure. Journal of Economic Psychology, 64, 73-88. doi: 10.1016/j.joep.2017.12.001
  • J.L.W. van Kippersluis & C.A. Rietveld (2018). Beyond Plausibly Exogenous. Econometrics Journal, 21 (3), 316-331. doi: 10.1111/ectj.12113
  • V. Bansal, M. Mitjans, C.A.P. Burik, R.K. Linnér, A. Okbay, C.A. Rietveld, M. Begemann, S. Bonn, S. Ripke, R. De Vlaming, M. Nivard, H. Ehrenreich & P.D. Koellinger (2018). Genome-wide association study results for educational attainment aid in identifying genetic heterogeneity of schizophrenia. Nature Communications, 9:3078. doi: 10.1101/114405
  • J. Hessels, C.A. Rietveld, R. Thurik & P.W. van der Zwan (2018). Depression and entrepreneurial exit. The Academy of Management Perspectives, 32 (3), 323-339. doi: 10.5465/amp.2016.0183
  • C.A. Rietveld, I. Bernoster, A.R. Thurik & O. Torrès (2018). Overconfidence, optimism, and entrepreneurship. Sustainability, 10 (7), 2233. doi: 10.3390/su10072233 [go to publisher's site]
  • J.L.W. van Kippersluis & C.A. Rietveld (2018). Pleiotropy-robust Mendelian Randomization. International Journal of Epidemiology, 47 (4), 1279-1288. doi: 10.1093/ije/dyx002/3039345
  • R. de Vlaming, A. Okbay, C.A. Rietveld, M. Johannesson, P. Magnusson, A.G. Uitterlinden, F.J.A. van Rooij, A. Hofman, P.J.F. Groenen, R. Thurik & P.D. Koellinger (2017). Meta-GWAS Accuracy and Power (MetaGAP) calculator shows that hiding heritability is partially due to imperfect genetic correlations across studies. PLoS Genetics (online), 13 (1):e1006495. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1006495
  • R.K. Linner, R. Marioni, C.A. Rietveld, A.J. Simpkin, N.M. Davies, K. Watanabe, N. Armstrong, K. Auro, C. Baumbach, M. Bonder, J. Buchwald, G. Fiorito, K. Ismail, S. Iurato, A. Joensuu, P. Karell, S. Kasela, J. Lahti, A. Mcrae, P.R. Mandaviya, I. Seppala, Y Wang, L. Baglietto, E. Binder, S. Harris, A.M. Hodge, S. Horvath, M. Hurme, M. Johannesson, A. Latvala, K. Mather, S. Medland, A. Metspalu, L. Milani, R. Milne, A. Pattie, N. Pedersen, A. Peters, S. Polidoro, K. Raikkonen, G. Severi, J. Starr, L. Stolk, M. Waldenberger, J. Eriksson, T. Esko, L. Franke, C. Gieger, G.G. Giles, S. Hagg, P. Jousilahti, J. Kaprio, M. Kahonen, T. Lehtimaki, N. Martin, J. van Meurs, M. Ollikainen, M. Perola, D. Posthuma, O. Raitakari, P. Sachdev, E. Taskesen, A.G. Uitterlinden, P. Vineis, C. Wijmenga, M. Wright, C. Relton, G.D. Smith, I. Deary, P.D. Koellinger & D.J. Benjamin (2017). An epigenome-wide association study meta-analysis of educational attainment. Molecular Psychiatry, 22 (12), 1680-1690. doi: 10.1038/mp.2017.210
  • S. Sniekers, S. Stringer, K. Watanabe, P.R. Jansen, J.R.I. Coleman, E. Krapohl, E. Taskesen, A. Hammerschlag, A. Okbay, D. Zabaneh, N. Amin, G. Breen, D. Cesarini, C.F. Chabris, W. Iacono, M.A. Ikram, M. Johannesson, P. Koellinger, J. Lee, P. Magnusson, M. McGue, M. Miller, W. Ollier, A. Payton, N. Pendleton, R. Plomin, C.A. Rietveld, H.W. Tiemeier, C.M. van Duijn & D. Posthuma (2017). Genome-wide association meta-analysis of 78,308 individuals identifies new loci and genes influencing human intelligence. Nature Genetics, 49 (7), 1107-1112. doi: 10.1038/ng.3869
  • E.A.W. Slob, P.J.F. Groenen, A.R. Thurik & C.A. Rietveld (2017). A Note on the Use of Egger Regression in Mendelian Randomization Studies. International Journal of Epidemiology, 46 (6), 2094-2097. doi: 10.1093/ije/dyx191
  • J. Hessels, C.A. Rietveld & P.W. van der Zwan (2017). Self-employment and work-related stress: The mediating role of job control and job demand. Journal of Business Venturing, 32 (2), 178-196. doi: 10.1016/j.jbusvent.2016.10.007
  • A. Okbay, B.M.L. Baselmans, J.E. De Neve, P. Turley, M. Nivard, M.A. Fontana, S. Meddens, R. Karlsson Linner, C.A. Rietveld, J. Derringer, J. Gratten, J. Lee, J. Liu, R. de Vlaming, A.R. Thurik, J.P. Beauchamp, P.D. Koellinger, D.J. Benjamin & M.C. Bartels (2016). Genetic variants associated with subjective well-being, depressive symptoms and neuroticism identified through genome-wide analyses. Nature Genetics, 48 (6), 624-633. doi: 10.1038/ng.3552
  • E. Li, C.A. Rietveld & A. Van Stel (2016). The returns to field of study in college: A comparison between entrepreneurs and wage-workers. International Review of Entrepreneurship, 14 (3), 1-18.
  • C.A. Rietveld & H.D. Webbink (2016). On the genetic bias of the quarter of birth instrument. Economics and Human Biology, 21, 137-146. doi: 10.1016/j.ehb.2016.01.002
  • C.A. Rietveld, P. Böckerman, J. Viinikainen, A. Bryson, O. Raitakari & J. Pehkonen (2016). Creatine and entrepreneurship. Journal of Bioeconomics, 18 (1), 53-64. doi: 10.1007/s10818-016-9211-1
  • B. Hoogendoorn, C.A. Rietveld & A. Van Stel (2016). Belonging, believing, bonding, and behaving: The relationship between religion and business ownership at the country level. Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 26 (3), 1-32. doi: 10.1007/s00191-016-0447-7
  • A. Okbay, J.P. Beauchamp, M.A. Fontana, J. Lee, T. Pers, C.A. Rietveld, P. Turley, G. Chen, V. Emilsson, S. Meddens, S. Oskarsson, J.K. Pickrell, K. Thom, P. Timshel, R. de Vlaming, A. Abdellaoui, T. Ahluwalia, J. Bacelis, C. Baumbach, G. Bjornsdottir, J.H. Brandsma, M. Concas, J. Derringer, N. Furlotte, T. Galesloot, G. Girotto, R. Gupta, L. Hall, S. Harris, E. Hofer, M. Horikoshi, J. Huffman, K. Kaasik, I. Kalafati, R. Karlsson, A. Kong, J. Lahti, S.J. van der Lee, C. de Leeuw, P. Lind, K. Lindgren, T. Liu, M. Mangino, J. Marten, E. Mihailov, M. Miller, P. van der Most, C. Oldmeadow, A. Payton, N. Pervjakova, W. Peyrot, Y. Qian, O. Raitakari, R. Rueedi, E. Salvi, B. Schmidt, K. Schraut, J. Shi, A. Smith, R.A. Poot, B. St Pourcain, A. Teumer, G. Thorleifsson, N. Verweij, D. Vuckovic, J. Wellmann, H. Westra, J. Yang, W. Zhao, Z. Zhu, B.Z. Alizadeh, N. Amin, A. Bakshi, S. Baumeister, G. Biino, K. Bonnelykke, P. Boyle, H. Campbell, F.P. Cappuccio, G. Davies, J. De Neve, P. Deloukas, I. Demuth, J. Ding, P. Eibich, L. Eisele, N. Eklund, D. Evans, J. Faul, M. Feitosa, A. Forstner, I. Gandin, B. Gunnarsson, B. Halldorsson, T.B. Harris, A. Heath, L. Hocking, E. Holliday, G. Homuth, M. Horan, J. Hottenga, P. De Jager, P. Joshi, A. Jugessur, M. Kaakinen, M. Kahonen, S. Kanoni, L. Keltigangas-Jarvinen, L.A.L.M. Kiemeney, I. Kolcic, S. Koskinen, A. Kraja, M. Kroh, Z. Kutalik, A. Latvala, L. Launer, M. Lebreton, D. Levinson, P. Lichtenstein, P. Lichtner, D. Liewald, A. Loukola, P. Madden, R. Magi, T. Maki-Opas, R. Marioni, P. Marques-Vidal, G. Meddens, G. McMahon, C. Meisinger, T. Meitinger, Y. Milaneschi, L. Milani, G. Montgomery, R. Myhre, C. Nelson, D. Nyholt, W. Ollier, A. Palotie, L. Paternoster, N. Pedersen, K. Petrovic, D.J. Porteous, K. Raikkonen, S. Ring, A. Robino, O. Rostapshova, I. Rudan, A. Rustichini, V. Salomaa, A. Sanders, A. Sarin, H. Schmidt, R.J. Scott, B. Smith, J. Smith, J. Staessen, E. Steinhagen-Thiessen, K. Strauch, A. Terracciano, M. Tobin, S. Ulivi, S. Vaccargiu, L. Quaye, F.J.A. van Rooij, C. Venturini, A. Vinkhuyzen, U. Volker, H. Volzke, J. Vonk, D. Vozzi, J. Waage, E. Ware, G. Willemsen, J. Attia, D. Bennett, K. Berger, L. Bertram, H. Bisgaard, D.I. Boomsma, I. Borecki, U. Bultmann, C.F. Chabris, F. Cucca, D. Cusi, I. Deary, G. Dedoussis, C.M. van Duijn, J. Eriksson, B. Franke, L. Franke, P. Gasparini, P. Gejman, C. Gieger, H. Grabe, J. Gratten, P.J.F. Groenen, V. Gudnason, P. van der Harst, C. Hayward, D. Hinds, W. Hoffmann, E. Hyppnen, W. Iacono, B. Jacobsson, M. Jarvelin, K. Jockel, J. Kaprio, S. Kardia, T. Lehtimaki, S. Lehrer, P. Magnusson, N. Martin, M. McGue, A. Metspalu, N. Pendleton, B. Penninx, M. Perola, N. Pirastu, M. Pirastu, O. Polasek, D. Posthuma, C. Power, M. Province, N. Samani, D. Schlessinger, R. Schmidt, T.I.A. Sorensen, T.D. Spector, K. Stefansson, U. Thorsteinsdottir, A.R. Thurik, N. Timpson, H.W. Tiemeier, J. Tung, A.G. Uitterlinden, V. Vitart, P. Vollenweider, D. Weir, J. Wilson, A. Wright, D. Conley, R. Krueger, G.D. Smith, A. Hofman, D.I. Laibson, S. Medland, M. Meyer, J. Yang, M. Johannesson, P.M. Visscher, T. Esko, P.D. Koellinger, D. Cesarini & D.J. Benjamin (2016). Genome-wide association study identifies 74 loci associated with educational attainment. Nature, 533 (7604), 539-542. doi: 10.1038/nature17671
  • C.A. Rietveld, H. Bailey, J. Hessels & P.W. van der Zwan (2016). Health and entrepreneurship in four Caribbean Basin countries. Economics and Human Biology, 21 (May), 84-89. doi: 10.1016/j.ehb.2015.12.004
  • N. Barban, R. Jansen, R. de Vlaming, A. Vaez, J.J. Mandemakers, F.C. Tropf, X. Shen, J. Wilson, D. Chasman, I.M. Nolte, V. Tragante, S. van der Laan, J. Perry, A. Kong, T. Ahluwalia, E. Albrecht, L. Yerges-Armstrong, G. Atzmon, K. Auro, K. Ayers, A. Bakshi, D. Ben-Avraham, K. Berger, A. Bergman, L. Bertram, L. Bielak, G. Bjornsdottir, M. Bonder, L. Broer, M. Bui, C. Barbieri, A. Cavadino, J. Chavarro, C. Turman, M. Concas, H. Cordell, G. Davies, P. Eibich, N. Eriksson, T. Esko, J. Eriksson, F. Falahi, J.F. Felix, M.A. Fontana, L. Franke, I. Gandin, A. Gaskins, C. Gieger, E. Gunderson, X. Guo, C. Hayward, C. He, E. Hofer, H. Huang, P. Joshi, S. Kanoni, R. Karlsson, S. Kiechl, A. Kifley, A. Kluttig, P. Kraft, V. Lagou, C. Lecoeur, J. Lahti, R. Li-Gao, P. Lind, T. Liu, E. Makalic, C. Mamasoula, L. Matteson, H. Mbarek, P. McArdle, G. McMahon, S. Meddens, E. Mihailov, M. Miller, S. Missmer, C. Monnereau, P. van der Most, R. Myhre, M. Nalls, T. Nutile, I. Kalafati, E. Porcu, I. Prokopenko, K. Rajan, J. Rich-Edwards, C.A. Rietveld, A. Robino, L. Rose, R. Rueedi, K. Ryan, Y. Saba, D. Schmidt, J. Smith, L. Stolk, E. Streeten, A. Tonjes, G. Thorleifsson, S. Ulivi, J. Wedenoja, J. Wellmann, P. Willeit, J. Yao, L. Yengo, J. Zhao, W. Zhao, D. Zhernakova, N. Amin, H. Andrews, B. Balkau, N. Barzilai, S. Bergmann, G. Biino, H. Bisgaard, K. Bonnelykke, D.I. Boomsma, J. Buring, H. Campbell, S. Cappellani, M. Ciullo, S. Cox, F. Cucca, D. Toniolo, G. Davey-Smith, I. Deary, G. Dedoussis, P. Deloukas, C.M. van Duijn, E.J.C. de Geus, J. Eriksson, D. Evans, J. Faul, C. Sala, P. Froguel, P. Gasparini, G. Girotto, H. Grabe, K.H. Greiser, P.J.F. Groenen, H. de Haan, J. Haerting, T.B. Harris, A. Heath, K. Heikkila, A. Hofman, G. Homuth, E. Holliday, J. Hopper, E. Hypponen, B. Jacobsson, V.W.V.K. Jaddoe, M. Johannesson, M. Kahonen, E. Kajantie, S. Kardia, B. Keavney, I. Kolcic, P. Koponen, P. Kovacs, F. Kronenberg, Z. Kutalik, M. La Bianca, G. Lachance, W. Iacono, S. Lai, T. Lehtimaki, D. Liewald, C. Lindgren, Y. Liu, R. Luben, M. Lucht, R. Luoto, P. Magnus, P. Magnusson, N. Martin, M. McGue, R. McQuillan, S. Medland, C. Meisinger, D. Mellstrom, A. Metspalu, M. Traglia, L. Milani, P. Mitchell, G. Montgomery, D. Mook-Kanamori, R. de Mutsert, E. Nohr, C. Ohlsson, P. Olsen, K. Ong, L. Paternoster, A. Pattie, B. Penninx, M. Perola, P. Peyser, M. Pirastu, O. Polasek, C. Power, J. Kaprio, L. Raffel, K. Raikkonen, O. Raitakari, P.M. Ridker, S. Ring, K. Roll, I. Rudan, D. Ruggiero, D. Rujescu, V. Salomaa, D. Schlessinger, H. Schmidt, R. Schmidt, N. Schupf, J. Smit, R. Sorice, T.D. Spector, J. Starr, D. Stockl, K. Strauch, M. Stumvoll, M. Swertz, U. Thorsteinsdottir, A. Thurik, N. Timpson, J. Tung, A.G. Uitterlinden, S. Vaccargiu, J. Viikari, V. Vitart, H. Volzke, P. Vollenweider, D. Vuckovic, J. Waage, G. Wagner, J.J. Wang, N. Wareham, D. Weir, G. Willemsen, J. Willeit, A. Wright, K. Zondervan, K. Stefansson, R. Krueger, J. Lee, D.J. Benjamin, D. Cesarini, P. Koellinger, M. den Hoed, H. Snieder, M.C. Mills & A.R. Thurik (2016). Genome-wide analysis identifies 12 loci influencing human reproductive behavior. Nature Genetics, 48 (12), 1462-1472. doi: 10.1038/ng.3698
  • W. Peyrot, S. Lee, Y. Milaneschi, A. Abdellaoui, E. Byrne, T. Esko, E.J.C. de Geus, G. Hemani, J. Hottenga, S. Kloiber, D. Levinson, S. Lucae, N. Martin, S. Medland, A. Metspalu, L. Milani, M. Noethen, J. Potash, M. Rietschel, C.A. Rietveld, S. Ripke, J. Shi, G. Willemsen, Z. Zhu, D.I. Boomsma, N. Wray & B. Penninx (2015). The association between lower educational attainment and depression owing to shared genetic effects? Results in similar to 25 000 subjects. Molecular Psychiatry, 20 (6), 735-743. doi: 10.1038/mp.2015.50
  • R.A. Power, S. Steinberg, G. Bjornsdottir, C.A. Rietveld, A. Abdellaoui, M. Nivard, M. Johannesson, T. Galesloot, J.J. Hottenga, G. Willemsen, D. Cesarini, D.J. Benjamin, P. Magnusson, F. Ullen, H.W. Tiemeier, A. Hofman, F.J.A. van Rooij, G. Walters, E. Sigurdsson, T. Thorgeirsson, A. Ingason, A. Helgason, A. Kong, L. Kiemeney, P. Koellinger, D.I. Boomsma, D. Gudbjartsson, H. Stefansson & K. Stefansson (2015). Polygenic risk scores for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder predict creativity. Nature Neuroscience, 18 (7), 953-955. doi: 10.1038/nn.4040
  • P. Joshi, T. Esko, H. Mattsson, N. Eklund, I. Gandin, T. Nutile, A. Jackson, C. Schurmann, A. Smith, W. Zhang, Y. Okada, A. Stančáková, J. Faul, W. Zhao, T. Bartz, C.A. Rietveld, H. Campbell, J. Hirschhorn, M. Perola, O. Polasek & J. Wilson (2015). Directional dominance on stature and cognition in diverse human populations. Nature, 523, 459-462. doi: 10.1038/nature14618
  • A. Okbay & C.A. Rietveld (2015). On improving the credibility of candidate gene studies: A review of candidate gene studies published in Emotion. Emotion, 15 (4), 531-537. doi: 10.1037/emo0000076
  • C.A. Rietveld, J. Hessels & P.W. van der Zwan (2015). The stature of the self-employed and its relation with earnings and satisfaction. Economics and Human Biology, 17 (April), 59-74. doi: 10.1016/j.ehb.2015.02.001
  • D. Conley, B.W. Domingue, D. Cesarini, C.A. Rietveld & J.D. Boardman (2015). Is the effect of parental education on offspring biased or moderated by genotype? Sociological science, 2, 82. doi: 10.15195/v2.a6
  • C.A. Rietveld & E. Van Burg (2015). Religious beliefs and entrepreneurship among Dutch protestants. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business.
  • C.A. Rietveld, J.L.W. van Kippersluis & A.R. Thurik (2015). Self-employment and Health: Barriers or Benefits? Health Economics, 24 (10), 1302-1313. doi: 10.1002/hec.3087
  • M.E. Ward, G. McMahon, B. St Pourcain, D. Evans, C.A. Rietveld, D.J. Benjamin, P.D. Koellinger, D. Cesarini, T. SSGAC, G. Davey Smith & N. Timpson (2014). Genetic variation associated with differential educational attainment in adults has anticipated associations with school performance in children. PLoS One (print), 9 (7), e100248. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0100248
  • E.L. De Zeeuw, C.E.M. Van Beijsterveldt, T.J. Glasner, M. Bartels, E. Ehli, G. Davies, J.J. Hudziak, T. SSGAC, C.A. Rietveld, M. Groen-Blokhuis, J.J. Hottenga, E.J.C. De Geus & D.I. Boomsma (2014). Polygenic scores associated with educational attainment in adults predict educational achievement and attention problems in children. American Journal of Medical Genetics Part B-Neuropsychiatric Genetics, 165 (6), 510-520. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.b.32254
  • C.A. Rietveld, D. Conley, N. Eriksson, T. Esko, S. Medland, A. Vinkhuyzen, J. Yang, J.D. Boardman, C.F. Chabris, C.T. Dawes, B.W. Domingue, D. Hinds, M. Johannesson, A.K. Kiefer, D. Laibson, P. Magnusson, J.L. Mountain, S. Oskarsson, O. Rostapshova, A. Teumer, J. Tung, P.M. Visscher, D.J. Benjamin, D. Cesarini & P.D. Koellinger (2014). Replicability and robustness of GWAS for behavioral traits. Psychological Science, 25 (11), 1975-1986. doi: 10.1177/0956797614545132
  • C.A. Rietveld, T. Esko, G. Davies, T. Pers, P. Turley, B. Benyamin, C.F. Chabris, V. Emilsson, A. Johnson, J. Lee, C. de Leeuw, R. Marioni, S. Medland, M. Miller, O. Rostapshova, S.J. van der Lee, A. Vinkhuyzen, N. Amin, D. Conley, J. Derringer, C.M. van Duijn, R. Fehrmann, L. Franke, E. Glaeser, N. Hansell, C. Hayward, W. Iacono, C. Ibrahim-Verbaas, V. Jaddoe, J. Karjalainen, D. Laibson, P. Lichtenstein, D. Liewald, P. Magnusson, N. Martin, M. McGue, G. McMahon, N. Pedersen, S. Pinker, D.J. Porteous, D. Posthuma, F. Rivadeneira, B. Smith, J. Starr, H. Tiemeier, N. Timpson, M. Trzaskowski, A.G. Uitterlinden, F.C. Verhulst, M.E. Ward, M. Wright, G. Davey Smith, I. Deary, M. Johannesson, R. Plomin, P.M. Visscher, D.J. Benjamin, D. Cesarini & P.D. Koellinger (2014). Common genetic variants associated with cognitive performance identified using proxy-phenotype method. National Academy of Sciences. Proceedings, 111 (38), 13790-13794. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1404623111
  • J. Hessels, C.A. Rietveld & P.W. van der Zwan (2014). Unraveling two myths about entrepreneurs. Economics Letters, 122 (3), 435-438. doi: 10.1016/j.econlet.2014.01.005
  • J.P. van der Gaast, C.A. Rietveld, A.F. Gabor & Y. Zhang (2014). A Tabu Search Algorithm for Application Placement in Computer Clustering. Computers and Operations Research, 50, 38-46. doi: 10.1016/j.cor.2014.03.025
  • C.A. Rietveld, D. Cesarini, D.J. Benjamin, P.D. Koellinger, J. De Neve, H.W. Tiemeier, M. Johannesson, P. Magnusson, N. Pedersen, R. Krueger & M. Bartels (2013). Molecular genetics and subjective well-being. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of Ame, 110 (24), 9692-9697. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1222171110
  • M.J.H.M. van der Loos, C.A. Rietveld, N. Eklund, P.D. Koellinger, F. Rivadeneira Ramirez, G. Abecasis, G. Ankra-Badu, S. Baumeister, D.J. Benjamin, R. Biffar, S. Blankenberg, D.I. Boomsma, D. Cesarini, F. Cucca, E.J.C. de Geus, G. Dedoussis, P. Deloukas, M. Dimitriou, G. Eiriksdottir, J. Eriksson, C. Gieger, V. Gudnason, B. Hoehne, R. Holle, J.J. Hottenga, A.J. Isaacs, M. Jarvelin, M. Johannesson, M. Kaakinen, M. Kahonen, S. Kanoni, M. Laaksonen, J. Lahti, L.J. Launer, T. Lehtimaki, M. Loitfelder, P. Magnusson, S. Naitza, B.A. Oostra, M. Perola, K. Petrovic, L. Quaye, O. Raitakari, S. Ripatti, P. Scheet, D. Schlessinger, C. Schmidt, H. Schmidt, R. Schmidt, A. Senft, A. Smith, T.D. Spector, I. Surakka, R. Svento, A. Terracciano, E. Tikkanen, C. van Duijn, J. Viikari, H. Voelzke, H. Wichmann, P. Wild, S.M. Willems, G. Willemsen, F.J.A. van Rooij, P.J.F. Groenen, A.G. Uitterlinden, A. Hofman & A.R. Thurik (2013). The Molecular Genetic Architecture of Self-Employment. PLoS One (print), 8 (4), e60542. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0060542
  • C.A. Rietveld, S. Medland, J. Derringer, J. Yang, T. Esko, N.W. Martin, H. Westra, K. Shakhbazov, A. Abdellaoui, A. Agrawal, E. Albrecht, B.Z. Alizadeh, N. Amin, J. Barnard, S. Baumeister, K. Benke, L. Bielak, J. Boatman, P. Boyle, G. Davies, C. de Leeuw, N. Eklund, D. Evans, R. Fehrmann, K. Fischer, C. Gieger, H. Gjessing, S. Hägg, J. Harris, C. Hayward, C. Holzapfel, C.A. Verbaas, E. Ingelsson, B. Jacobsson, P. Joshi, A. Jugessur, M. Kaakinen, S. Kanoni, J. Karjalainen, I. Kolcic, K. Kristiansson, Z. Kutalik, J. Lahti, S. Lee, P. Lin, P. Lind, Y. Liu, K. Lohman, M. Loitfelder, G. McMahon, P. Marques Vidal, O. Meirelles, L. Milani, R. Myhre, M. Nuotio, C. Oldmeadow, K. Petrovic, W. Peyrot, O. Polasek, L. Quaye, E. Reinmaa, J. Rice, T. Rizzi, H. Schmidt, R. Schmidt, A. Smith, J. Smith, T. Tanaka, A. Terracciano, M.J.H.M. van der Loos, V. Vitart, H. Völzke, J. Wellmann, L. Yu, W. Zhao, J. Allik, J. Attia, S. Bandinelli, F. Bastardot, J. Beauchamp, D. Bennett, K. Berger, L. Bierut, D.I. Boomsma, U. Bültmann, H. Campbell, C.F. Chabris, L. Cherkas, M. Chung, F. Cucca, M. de Andrade, P. De Jager, J.E. De Neve, I. Deary, G. Dedoussis, P. Deloukas, M. Dimitriou, G. Eiriksdottir, M. Elderson, J. Eriksson, D. Evans, J. Faul, L. Ferrucci, M. Garcia, H. Grönberg, V. Gudnason, P. Hall, J. Harris, T.B. Harris, N. Hastie, A. Heath, D. Hernandez, W. Hoffmann, W.H.A. Hofman, R. Holle, E. Holliday, J.J. Hottenga, W. Iacono, T. Illig, M. Järvelin, M. Kähönen, J. Kaprio, R. Kirkpatrick, M. Kowgier, A. Latvala, L.J. Launer, D. Lawlor, T. Lehtimäki, J. Li, P. Lichtenstein, P. Lichtner, D. Liewald, P. Madden, P. Magnusson, T. Mäkinen, M. Masala, M. McGue, A. Metspalu, A. Mielck, M. Miller, G. Montgomery, S. Mukherjee, D. Nyholt, B.A. Oostra, L. Palmer, A. Palotie, B. Penninx, M. Perola, P. Peyser, M. Preisig, K. Räikkönen, O. Raitakari, A. Realo, S. Ring, S. Ripatti, F. Rivadeneira, I. Rudan, A. Rustichini, V. Salomaa, A. Sarin, D. Schlessinger, R.J. Scott, H. Snieder, B. St Pourcain, J. Starr, J. Sul, I. Surakka, R. Svento, A. Teumer, T. Lifelines Cohort Study, H. Tiemeier, F.J.A. van Rooij, D. Van Wagoner, E. Vartiainen, J. Viikari, P. Vollenweider, J. Vonk, G. Waeber, D. Weir, H. Wichmann, E. Widen, G. Willemsen, J. Wilson, A. Wright, D. Conley, G. Davey-Smith, L. Franke, P.J.F. Groenen, A. Hofman, M. Johannesson, S. Kardia, R. Krueger, D. Laibson, N. Martin, M. Meyer, D. Posthuma, A.R. Thurik, N. Timpson, A.G. Uitterlinden, C.M. van Duijn, P.M. Visscher, D.J. Benjamin, D. Cesarini & P.D. Koellinger (2013). GWAS of 126,559 individuals identifies genetic variants associated with educational attainment. Science, 240 (6139), 1467-1471. doi: 10.1126/science.1235488
  • M.J.H.M. van der Loos, R. Haring, C.A. Rietveld, S. Baumeister, P.J.F. Groenen, A. Hofman, F.H. de Jong, P.D. Koellinger, T. Kohlmann, M.A. Nauck, F. Rivadeneira Ramirez, A.G. Uitterlinden, F.J.A. van Rooij, H. Wallaschofski & A.R. Thurik (2013). Serum testosterone levels in males are not associated with entrepreneurial behavior in two independent observational studies. Physiology & Behavior, 119, 110-114. doi: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2013.06.003
  • M.J.H.M. van der Loos, P.D. Koellinger, P.J.F. Groenen, C.A. Rietveld, F. Rivadeneira, F.J.A. van Rooij, A.G. Uitterlinden, A. Hofman & A.R. Thurik (2011). Candidate gene studies and the quest for the entrepreneurial gene. Small Business Economics, 37 (3), 269-275. doi: 10.1007/s11187-011-9339-2
  • C.A. Rietveld (2014, oktober 2). Essays on the Intersection of Economics and Biology. Erasmus University Rotterdam (139 pag.) (Rotterdam: Erasmus Research Institute of Management (PhD Serie 320)) Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. A.R. Thurik, dr. P.D. Koellinger, prof.dr. P.J.F. Groenen & Prof. Dr. A. Hofman.
  • C.A. Rietveld (2016). Geno-economie. Economisch-Statistische Berichten, 101, 180-183.
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