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 also serves as Director of Doctoral Education at Erasmus School of Economics, and he is a member of Young Erasmus Academy. As PI of the ERC SG project "Genes, Policy, and Social Inequality", he currently focuses on how gene-environment interactions lead to socio-economic inequalities.


  • Academic (74)
    • Rietveld, C. A., & Patel, P. C. (Accepted/In press). Antiretroviral Therapy Coverage, Entrepreneurship, and Development in Low- and Middle-Income Countries. Business and Society. https://doi.org/10.1177/00076503241232070

    • van Kippersluis, H., Biroli, P., Dias Pereira, R., Galama, T. J., von Hinke, S., Meddens, S. F. W., Muslimova, D., Slob, E. A. W., de Vlaming, R., & Rietveld, C. A. (2023). Overcoming attenuation bias in regressions using polygenic indices. Nature Communications, 14(1), Article 4473. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-023-40069-4

    • Rietveld, C. A., & Patel, P. C. (2023). A Critical Assessment of the National Expert Survey Data of the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor. Entrepreneurship: Theory and Practice, 47(6), 2494-2507. https://doi.org/10.1177/10422587221134928

    • Dijkstra, N., de Groot, K., & Rietveld, N. (2023). Entrepreneurial orientation and decision making under risk and uncertainty: Experimental evidence from the Columbia Card Task. Applied Psychology, 72(4), 1577-1592. https://doi.org/10.1111/apps.12436

    • Patel, P. C., & Rietveld, C. A. (2023). Right of association and new business entry: country-level evidence from the market sector. Small Business Economics, 61(3), 1161-1177. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11187-022-00727-1

    • Thurik, A. R., Audretsch, D. B., Block, J. H., Burke, A., Carree, M. A., Dejardin, M., Rietveld, C. A., Sanders, M., Stephan, U., & Wiklund, J. (2023). The impact of entrepreneurship research on other academic fields. Small Business Economics, 62(2), 727-751. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11187-023-00781-3

    • Muslimova, D., Dias Pereira, R., von Hinke, S., van Kippersluis, H., Rietveld, N., & Meddens, F. (2023). Rank concordance of polygenic indices: Implications for personalised intervention and gene-environment interplay. bioRxiv. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1101/2022.05.03.490435

    • Mathieson, I., Day, F. R., eQTLgen Consortium, the Biobank-based Integrative Omics Study (BIOS) Consortium, FinnGen study, The LifeLines Cohort Study, Barban, N., Tropf, F. C., Brazel, D. M., van Heemst, D., Vaez, A., van Zuydam, N., Bitarello, B. D., Gardner, E. J., Akimova, E. T., Azad, A., Bergmann, S., Bielak, L. F., Boomsma, D. I., ... Perry, J. R. B. (2023). Genome-wide analysis identifies genetic effects on reproductive success and ongoing natural selection at the FADS locus. Nature Human Behaviour, 7(5), 790-801. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41562-023-01528-6

    • Muslimova, D., Dias Pereira, R., von Hinke, S., van Kippersluis, H., Rietveld, C. A., & Meddens, S. F. W. (2023). Rank concordance of polygenic indices. Nature Human Behaviour, 7(5), 802-811. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41562-023-01544-6

    • Rietveld, C. A., de Vlaming, R., & Slob, E. A. W. (2023). The identification of mediating effects using genome-based restricted maximum likelihood estimation. PLoS Genetics, 19(2), Article e1010638. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pgen.1010638

    • Dejardin, M., Hoogendoorn, B., Janssen, F., Rietveld, C. A., & van Burg, E. (Accepted/In press). Coupling engagement with analytical rigor: advancing research on religion and entrepreneurship using a mechanism-based approach. Small Business Economics, 62(4), 1273-1284. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11187-023-00837-4

    • Rietveld, C. A., & Patel, P. C. (2022). Gender inequality and the entrepreneurial gender gap: Evidence from 97 countries (2006–2017). Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 32(4), 1205-1229. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00191-022-00780-9

    • De Vlaming, R., Slob, E. A. W., Groenen, P. J. F., & Rietveld, C. A. (2022). Multivariate estimation of factor structures of complex traits using SNP-based genomic relationships. BMC Bioinformatics, 23(1), Article 305. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12859-022-04835-3

    • 23andMe Inc., Social Science Genetic Association Consortium, & The LifeLines Cohort Study (2022). Polygenic prediction of educational attainment within and between families from genome-wide association analyses in 3 million individuals. Nature Genetics, 54(4), 437-449. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41588-022-01016-z

    • Dias Pereira, R., Rietveld, N., & van Kippersluis, H. (2022). The Interplay between Maternal Smoking and Genes in Offspring Birth Weight. Journal of Human Resources. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.3368/jhr.1020-11266R2

    • Rietveld, N., van der Kooi, C., & Slob, H. (2021). Self-enhancement or Self-transcendence? - Enriching Baumol’s Concept of Productive Entrepreneurship Using the Biblical Narrative. International Review of Entrepreneurship, 19(3), 373-386. Article 1659. https://www.senatehall.com/entrepreneurship?article=693

    • Slob, E. A. W., & Rietveld, C. A. (2021). Genetic predispositions moderate the effectiveness of tobacco excise taxes. PLoS ONE, 16(11), Article e0259210. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0259210

    • Patel, PC., & Rietveld, N. (2021). The impact of the public disclosure of curved inspection scores using emojis on hygiene violations in food establishments. Cornell Hospitality Quarterly, 62(4), 455-467. https://doi.org/10.1177/1938965520935398

    • Patel, P. C., Rietveld, CA., & Pereira, I. (2021). The relation between public assistance and self-employment in census tracts: a long-term perspective. Journal of Evolutionary Economics. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00191-021-00746-3

    • de Vlaming, R., Slob, E. A. W., Jansen, P. R., Dagher, A., Koellinger, P. D., Groenen, P. J. F., & Rietveld, CA. (2021). Multivariate analysis reveals shared genetic architecture of brain morphology and human behavior. Communications Biology, 4(1), Article 1180. https://doi.org/10.1038/s42003-021-02712-y

    • Mills, M. C., Tropf, F. C., eQTLgen Consortium, the Biobank-based Integrative Omics Study (BIOS) Consortium, Human Reproductive Behaviour Consortium, Brazel, D. M., van Zuydam, N., Vaez, A., Perry, J. R. B., Pers, TH., Snieder, H., Ong, K. K., den Hoed, M., Barban, N., & Day, F. R. (2021). Identification of 371 genetic variants for age at first sex and birth linked to externalising behaviour. Nature Human Behaviour. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41562-021-01135-3

    • Rietveld, C. A., & Hoogendoorn, B. (2021). The mediating role of values in the relationship between religion and entrepreneurship. Small Business Economics, 58(3), 1309-1335. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11187-021-00454-z

    • Patel, P. C., & Rietveld, CA. (2021). Does globalization affect perceptions about entrepreneurship? The role of economic development. Small Business Economics, 58(3), 1545-1562. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11187-021-00455-y

    • Patel, PC., Rietveld, N., Wolfe, M., & Wiklund, J. (2020). The polygenic risk score of subjective well-being, self-employment, and earnings among older individuals. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 45(2). https://doi.org/10.1177/1042258720936984

    • Rietveld, N., Slob, E., & Thurik, R. (2020). A decade of research on the genetics of entrepreneurship: a review and view ahead. Small Business Economics. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11187-020-00349-5

    • Rietveld, N., & Patel, PC. (2020). Prescription opioids and new business establishments. Small Business Economics. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11187-020-00343-x

    • 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, Article e00148. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbvi.2019.e00148

    • 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

    • 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

    • Patel, PC., & Rietveld, N. (2020). The impact of financial insecurity on the self-employed’s short-term psychological distress: Evidence from the COVID-19 pandemic. Journal of Business Venturing Insights, 14, Article e00206. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbvi.2020.e00206

    • Meddens, SFW., De Vlaming, R., Bowers, P., Burik, CAP., Linner, RK., Lee, C., Okbay, A., Turley, P., Rietveld, N., Fontana, MA., Benjamin, DJ., Chow, CC., & Koellinger, PD. (2020). Genomic analysis of diet composition finds novel loci and associations with health and lifestyle. Molecular Psychiatry. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41380-020-0697-5

    • Patel, PC., Rietveld, N., & Verheul, I. (2019). Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and earnings in later-life self-employment. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice. https://doi.org/10.1177/1042258719888641

    • 23andMe Inc., eQTLgen Consortium, International Cannabis Consortium, Social Science Genetic Association Consortium, Karlsson Linnér, R., Biroli, P., Kong, E., Meddens, S. F. W., Wedow, R., Fontana, M. A., Lebreton, M., Tino, S. P., Abdellaoui, A., Hammerschlag, A. R., Nivard, M. G., Okbay, A., Rietveld, C. A., Timshel, P. N., Trzaskowski, M., ... Ikram, M. A. (2019). Genome-wide association analyses of risk tolerance and risky behaviors in over 1 million individuals identify hundreds of loci and shared genetic influences. Nature Genetics, 51(2), 245-257. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41588-018-0309-3, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41588-018-0309-3

    • Clark, DW., Okada, Y., Moore, KHS., Mason, D., Pirastu, N., Gandin, I., Medina Gomez, M., Felix, J., Jaddoe, V., Rietveld, N., Kubo, M., & Wilson, JF. (2019). Associations of autozygosity with a broad range of human phenotypes. Nature Communications, 10, Article 4957. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-019-12283-6

    • Van der Kooi, C., & Rietveld, N. (2019). God and His Works from an Entrepreneurship Perspective. Journal of Reformed Theology, 13(1), 47-64. https://doi.org/10.1163/15697312-01301001

    • Rietveld, N., & Patel, PC. (2019). ADHD and later-life labor market outcomes in the United States. The European Journal Of Health Economics, 20(7), 949-967. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10198-019-01055-0

    • Patel, PC., & Rietveld, N. (2019). Effect of the genetic propensity for obesity on income and wealth through educational attainment. Obesity, 27(9), 1423-1427. https://doi.org/10.1002/oby.22528

    • 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

    • van Kippersluis, H., & Rietveld, N. (2018). Pleiotropy-robust Mendelian Randomization. International Journal of Epidemiology, 47(4), 1279-1288. https://doi.org/10.1093/ije/dyx002/3039345

    • Bansal, V., Mitjans, M., Burik, CAP., Linnér, RK., Okbay, A., Rietveld, N., Begemann, M., Bonn, S., Ripke, S., De Vlaming, R., Nivard, MG., Ehrenreich, H., & Koellinger, PD. (2018). Genome-wide association study results for educational attainment aid in identifying genetic heterogeneity of schizophrenia. Nature Communications, 9, Article 3078. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-018-05510-z

    • Rietveld, N., Bernoster, I., Thurik, R., & Torrès, O. (2018). Overconfidence, optimism, and entrepreneurship. Sustainability, 10(7), 2233. https://doi.org/10.3390/su10072233

    • 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

    • van Kippersluis, H., & Rietveld, N. (2018). Beyond Plausibly Exogenous. Econometrics Journal, 21(3), 316-331. https://doi.org/10.1111/ectj.12113

    • Slob, E., Groenen, P., Thurik, R., & Rietveld, N. (2017). A Note on the Use of Egger Regression in Mendelian Randomization Studies. International Journal of Epidemiology, 46(6), 2094-2097. https://doi.org/10.1093/ije/dyx191

    • 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

    • Linner, RK., Marioni, RE., Rietveld, N., Simpkin, AJ., Davies, NM., Watanabe, K., Armstrong, NJ., Auro, K., Baumbach, C., Bonder, MJ., Buchwald, J., Fiorito, G., Ismail, K., Iurato, S., Joensuu, A., Karell, P., Kasela, S., Lahti, J., Mcrae, AF., ... Benjamin, DJ. (2017). An epigenome-wide association study meta-analysis of educational attainment. Molecular Psychiatry, 22(12), 1680-1690. https://doi.org/10.1038/mp.2017.210

    • Sniekers, S., Stringer, S., Watanabe, K., Jansen, P., Coleman, JRI., Krapohl, E., Taskesen, E., Hammerschlag, AR., Okbay, A., Zabaneh, D., Amin, N., Breen, G., Cesarini, D., Chabris, CF., Iacono, WG., Ikram, A., Johannesson, M., Koellinger, P., Lee, JJ., ... Posthuma, D. (2017). Genome-wide association meta-analysis of 78,308 individuals identifies new loci and genes influencing human intelligence. Nature Genetics, 49(7), 1107-1112. https://doi.org/10.1038/ng.3869

    • Vlaming, R., Okbay, A., Rietveld, N., Johannesson, M., Magnusson, PKE., Uitterlinden, A., van Rooij, FJA., Hofman, B., Groenen, P., Thurik, R., & Koellinger, PD. (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), Article e1006495. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pgen.1006495

    • Hoogendoorn, B., Rietveld, N., & Van Stel, A. (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. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00191-016-0447-7

    • Barban, N., Jansen, R., Vlaming, R., Vaez, A., Mandemakers, JJ., Tropf, FC., Shen, X., Wilson, JF., Chasman, DI., Nolte, IM., Tragante, V., van der Laan, SW., Perry, JRB., Kong, A., Ahluwalia, TS., Albrecht, E., Yerges-Armstrong, L., Atzmon, G., Auro, K., ... Thurik, R. (2016). Genome-wide analysis identifies 12 loci influencing human reproductive behavior. Nature Genetics, 48(12), 1462-1472. https://doi.org/10.1038/ng.3698

    • Rietveld, N., & Webbink, D. (2016). On the genetic bias of the quarter of birth instrument. Economics and Human Biology, 21, 137-146. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ehb.2016.01.002

    • Okbay, A., Beauchamp, JP., Fontana, MA., Lee, JJ., Pers, TH., Rietveld, N., Turley, P., Chen, GB., Emilsson, V., Meddens, SFW., Oskarsson, S., Pickrell, JK., Thom, K., Timshel, P., Vlaming, R., Abdellaoui, A., Ahluwalia, TS., Bacelis, J., Baumbach, C., ... Benjamin, DJ. (2016). Genome-wide association study identifies 74 loci associated with educational attainment. Nature, 533(7604), 539-542. https://doi.org/10.1038/nature17671

    • Li, E., Rietveld, N., & Van Stel, A. (2016). The returns to field of study in college: A comparison between entrepreneurs and wage-workers. International Review of Entrepreneurship, 14(3), 1-18.

    • Rietveld, N., Böckerman, P., Viinikainen, J., Bryson, A., Raitakari, O., & Pehkonen, J. (2016). Creatine and entrepreneurship. Journal of Bioeconomics, 18(1), 53-64. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10818-016-9211-1

    • 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

    • Peyrot, WJ., Lee, SH., Milaneschi, Y., Abdellaoui, A., Byrne, EM., Esko, T., de Geus, EJC., Hemani, G., Hottenga, JJ., Kloiber, S., Levinson, DF., Lucae, S., Martin, NG., Medland, SE., Metspalu, A., Milani, L., Noethen, MM., Potash, JB., Rietschel, M., ... Penninx, BWJH. (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. https://doi.org/10.1038/mp.2015.50

    • Rietveld, N., & Van Burg, E. (2015). Religious beliefs and entrepreneurship among Dutch protestants. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business.

    • 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

    • Power, RA., Steinberg, S., Bjornsdottir, G., Rietveld, N., Abdellaoui, A., Nivard, MM., Johannesson, M., Galesloot, TE., Hottenga, JJ., Willemsen, G., Cesarini, D., Benjamin, DJ., Magnusson, PKE., Ullen, F., Tiemeier, H., Hofman, B., van Rooij, FJA., Walters, GB., Sigurdsson, E., ... Stefansson, K. (2015). Polygenic risk scores for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder predict creativity. Nature Neuroscience, 18(7), 953-955. https://doi.org/10.1038/nn.4040

    • Conley, D., Domingue, BW., Cesarini, D., Rietveld, N., & Boardman, JD. (2015). Is the effect of parental education on offspring biased or moderated by genotype? Sociological Science, 2, 82. https://doi.org/10.15195/v2.a6

    • Okbay, A., & Rietveld, N. (2015). On improving the credibility of candidate gene studies: A review of candidate gene studies published in Emotion. Emotion, 15(4), 531-537. https://doi.org/10.1037/emo0000076

    • Joshi, PK., Esko, T., Mattsson, H., Eklund, N., Gandin, I., Nutile, T., Jackson, AU., Schurmann, C., Smith, AV., Zhang, WH., Okada, Y., Stancakova, A., Faul, JD., Zhao, W., Bartz, TM., Concas, MP., Franceschini, N., Enroth, S., Vitart, V., ... Wilson, JF. (2015). Directional dominance on stature and cognition in diverse human populations. Nature, 523(7561), 459-462. https://doi.org/10.1038/nature14618

    • Rietveld, C. A., Esko, T., Davies, G., Pers, T. H., Turley, P., Benyamin, B., Chabris, C. F., Emilsson, V., Johnson, A. D., Lee, J. J., De Leeuw, C., Marioni, R. E., Medland, S. E., Miller, M. B., Rostapshova, O., Van Der Lee, S. J., Vinkhuyzen, A. A. E., Amin, N., Conley, D., ... Koellinger, P. D. (2014). Common genetic variants associated with cognitive performance identified using the proxy-phenotype method. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the U.S.A., 111(38), 13790-13794. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1404623111, https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1404623111

    • Rietveld, N., van Kippersluis, H., & Thurik, R. (2014). Self-employment and Health: Barriers or Benefits? Health Economics, 24(10), 1302-1313. https://doi.org/10.1002/hec.3087

    • de Zeeuw, E. L., van Beijsterveldt, C. E. M., Glasner, T. J., Bartels, M. C., Ehli, E. A., Davies, G. E., Hudziak, J. J., Rietveld, CA., Groen-Blokhuis, M. M., Hottenga, J. J., de Geus, E. J. C., & Boomsma, D. I. (2014). Polygenic Scores Associated With Educational Attainment in Adults Predict Educational Achievement and ADHD Symptoms in Children. American Journal of Medical Genetics Part B-Neuropsychiatric Genetics, 165(6), 510-520. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajmg.b.32254

    • Rietveld, N., Conley, D., Eriksson, N., Esko, T., Medland, SE., Vinkhuyzen, AAE., Yang, J., Boardman, JD., Chabris, CF., Dawes, CT., Domingue, BW., Hinds, DA., Johannesson, M., Kiefer, AK., Laibson, D., Magnusson, PKE., Mountain, JL., Oskarsson, S., Rostapshova, O., ... Koellinger, PD. (2014). Replicability and robustness of GWAS for behavioral traits. Psychological Science, 25(11), 1975-1986. https://doi.org/10.1177/0956797614545132

    • Ward, ME., McMahon, G., St Pourcain, B., Evans, DM., Rietveld, N., Benjamin, DJ., Koellinger, PD., Cesarini, D., SSGAC, T., Davey Smith, G., & Timpson, NJ. (2014). Genetic variation associated with differential educational attainment in adults has anticipated associations with school performance in children. PLoS One (print), 9(7), e100248. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0100248

    • 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

    • Gaast, J., Rietveld, N., Gabor, AF., & Zhang, Y. (2014). A Tabu Search Algorithm for Application Placement in Computer Clustering. Computers and Operations Research, 50, 38-46. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cor.2014.03.025

    • Rietveld, N., Cesarini, D., Benjamin, DJ., Koellinger, PD., De Neve, JE., Tiemeier, H., Johannesson, M., Magnusson, PKE., Pedersen, NL., Krueger, RF., & Bartels, MC. (2013). Molecular genetics and subjective well-being. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the U.S.A., 110(24), 9692-9697. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1222171110

    • Rietveld, N., Medland, SE., Derringer, J., Yang, J., Esko, T., Martin, NW., Westra, HJ., Shakhbazov, K., Abdellaoui, A., Agrawal, A., Albrecht, E., Alizadeh, BZ., Amin, N., Barnard, J., Baumeister, SE., Benke, KS., Bielak, LF., Boatman, JA., Boyle, PA., ... Koellinger, PD. (2013). GWAS of 126,559 individuals identifies genetic variants associated with educational attainment. Science, 240(6139), 1467-1471. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.1235488

    • van der Loos, MJHM., Haring, R., Rietveld, N., Baumeister, SE., Groenen, P., Hofman, B., Jong, F., Koellinger, PD., Kohlmann, T., Nauck, MA., Rivadeneira, F., Uitterlinden, A., van Rooij, FJA., Wallaschofski, H., & Thurik, R. (2013). Serum testosterone levels in males are not associated with entrepreneurial behavior in two independent observational studies. Physiology & Behavior, 119, 110-114. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physbeh.2013.06.003

    • van der Loos, MJHM., Rietveld, N., Eklund, N., Koellinger, PD., Rivadeneira, F., Abecasis, GR., Ankra-Badu, GA., Baumeister, SE., Benjamin, DJ., Biffar, R., Blankenberg, S., Boomsma, DI., Cesarini, D., Cucca, F., de Geus, EJC., Dedoussis, G., Deloukas, P., Dimitriou, M., Eiriksdottir, G., ... Thurik, R. (2013). The Molecular Genetic Architecture of Self-Employment. PLoS One (print), 8(4), e60542. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0060542

    • van der Loos, MJHM., Koellinger, PD., Groenen, P., Rietveld, N., Rivadeneira, F., van Rooij, FJA., Uitterlinden, A., Hofman, B., & Thurik, R. (2011). Candidate gene studies and the quest for the entrepreneurial gene. Small Business Economics, 37(3), 269-275. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11187-011-9339-2

  • Professional (1)
    • Rietveld, N. (2016). Geno-economie. Economisch-Statistische Berichten, 101, 180-183.

  • Popular (1)
    • Rietveld, N., & van der Loos, MJHM. (2012). The quest for the entrepreneurial gene: The importance of study design. In Medium Econometrische Toepassingen (Vol. 19, pp. 14-21)

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    • Rietveld, N. (2014). Essays on the Intersection of Economics and Biology. [Doctoral Thesis, Erasmus University Rotterdam]. Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR).

  • Academic (1)
    • Dias Pereira, R., Biroli, P., Galama, T., von Hinke, S., van Kippersluis, H., Rietveld, N., & Thomas, K. A. (2022). Gene-environment interplay in the Social Sciences. In Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Economics and Finance https://doi.org/10.1093/acrefore/9780190625979.013.804

  • Academic (5)
    • Dias Pereira, R., van Kippersluis, H., & Rietveld, N. (2023). The interplay between maternal smoking and genes in offspring birth weight. Journal of Human Resources. https://doi.org/0.3368/jhr.1020-11266R2

    • van Kippersluis, H., Biroli, P., Galama, T., von Hinke, S., Meddens, F., Muslimova, D., Dias Pereira, R., & Rietveld, N. (2021). Using Obviously-Related Instrumental Variables to Increase the Predictive Power of Polygenic Scores. BioRxiv. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.04.09.439157

    • Muslimova, D., van Kippersluis, H., Rietveld, N., von Hinke, S., & Meddens, F. (2020). Dynamic complementarity in skill production: Evidence from genetic endowments and birth order. Tinbergen Institute. Advance online publication. https://papers.tinbergen.nl/20082.pdf

    • Bansal, V., Mitjans, M., Burik, CAP., Karlsson Linner, R., Okbay, A., Rietveld, N., Begemann, M., Bonn, S., Ripke, S., Nivard, MM., Ehrenreich, H., & Koellinger, PD. (2017). Genetics of educational attainment aid in identifying biological subcategories of schizophrenia. BioRxiv. https://doi.org/10.1101/114405

    • Rietveld, N., Groenen, P., Koellinger, PD., Van der Loos, M., & Thurik, R. (2013). Living forever: entrepreneurial overconfidence at older ages. ERIM Report Series Research in Management.

  • Role: Daily Supervisor
  • PhD Candidate: Eric Slob
  • Time frame: 2016 - 2021
  • Role: Member Doctoral Committee
  • PhD Candidate: Indy Bernoster
  • Time frame: 2014 - 2018
  • Role: Daily Supervisor, Member Doctoral Committee
  • PhD Candidate: Annelot Wismans
  • Time frame: 2018 - 2022
  • Role: Co-promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Tilbe Atav
  • Time frame: 2021 -
Research Seminar
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Research Seminar
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Research Seminar
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Research Seminar
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Research Seminar
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Research Seminar
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PhD Seminar ERIM Doctoral Programme
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Visiting address

Office: N3-02
Burgemeester Oudlaan 50
3062 PA Rotterdam

Postal address

Postbus 1738
3000 DR Rotterdam