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Roy Thurik

Research Fellow

Erasmus University Rotterdam
Research field
Organizations and Markets
Entrepreneurship, Growth, Industrial Organization, Innovation, Technological Progress

List of publications

Torrès, O., Benzari, A., Fisch, C., Mukerjee, J., Swalhi, A. and Thurik, R. (2021). Risk of burnout in French entrepreneurs during the COVID-19 crisis Small Business Economics, :.

Belitski, M., Guenther, C., Kritikos, AlexanderS. and Thurik, R. (2021). Economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on entrepreneurship and small businesses Small Business Economics, :.

Hoogendoorn, B., Van der Zwan, P and Thurik, R. (2020). Goal heterogeneity at start-up: are greener start-ups more innovative? Research Policy, :0--17.

Rietveld, C.A., Slob, E.A.W. and Thurik, A.R. (2020). A decade of research on the genetics of entrepreneurship: a review and view ahead Small Business Economics, :.

Xi, G., Block, J., Lasch, F., Robert, F. and Thurik, R. (2020). The survival of business takeovers and new venture start-ups Industrial and Corporate Change, 29(3):797--826.

Bernoster, I., Mukerjee, J. and Thurik, A.R. (2019). The role of affect in entrepreneurial orientation Small Business Economics, :.

Lerner, D.A., Verheul, I. and Thurik, A.R. (2019). Entrepreneurship and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder: a large-scale study involving the clinical condition of ADHD Small Business Economics, 53(2):381--392.

Rietveld, C.A., Bernoster, I., Thurik, A.R. and Torrès, O. (2018). Overconfidence, optimism, and entrepreneurship Sustainability, 10(7):{2233}.

Torres, O. and Thurik, A.R. (2018). Small business owners and health Small Business Economics, Accepted:.

Rietveld, C.A., van Kippersluis, J.L.W. and Thurik, A.R. (2015). Self-employment and Health: Barriers or Benefits? Health Economics, 24(10):1302--1313.

Verheul, I., Block, J.H., Burmeister, K., Thurik, A.R., Tiemeier, H.W. and Turturea, Roxana (2015). ADHD-like behavior and entrepreneurial intentions Small Business Economics, 45(1):85--101.

Block, J.H., Thurik, A.R. and Zhou, H. (2013). What turns knowledge into innovative products? The role of entrepreneurship and knowledge spillovers Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 23(4):693--718.

Millan, J.M., Hessels, J., Thurik, R. and Aguado, R. (2013). Determinants of job satisfaction: A European comparison of self-employed and paid employees Small Business Economics, 40(3):651--670.

Thurik, A.R. (2013). Valuing an Entrepreneurial Enterprise by D.B. Audretsch and A.N. Link, Oxford University Press, 2012, (book review) Journal of Economic Literature, :.

Thurik, A.R. (2013). Valuing an entrepreneurial enterprise Journal of Economic Literature, 51(1):202--204.

van der Zwan, P.W., Verheul, I., Thurik, A.R. and Grilo, I. (2013). Entrepreneurial progress: climbing the entrepreneurial ladder in Europe and the US Regional Studies, 47(5):803--825.

Hoogerheide, L., Block, J. and Thurik, A. (2012). Family Background Variables as Instruments for Education in Income Regressions: A Bayesian Analysis Economics of Education Review, 31(5):515--523.

Koellinger, PhilippD. and Thurik, A.Roy (2012). Entrepreneurship and the business cycle Review of Economics and Statistics, 94(4):1143--1156.

van der Zwan, P.W., Verheul, I. and Thurik, A.R. (2012). The entrepreneurial ladder, gender and regional development Small Business Economics, 39(3):627--643.

Verheul, I., Thurik, A.R., Grilo, I. and van der Zwan, P.W. (2012). Explaining preferences and actual involvement in self-employment: new insights into the role of gender Journal of Economic Psychology, 33(2):325--341.

Beauchamp, J.P., Cesarini, D., Johannesson, M., van der Loos, M.J.H.M., Koellinger, P.D., Groenen, P.J.F., Fowler, J.H. and Rosenquist, J.N. (2011). Molecular genetics and economics Journal of Economic Perspectives, 25(4):57--82.

Hessels, J., Grilo, I., Thurik, A.R. and van der Zwan, P.W. (2011). Entrepreneurial exit and entrepreneurial engagement Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 21(3):447--471.

van der Loos, M.J.H.M., Koellinger, P.D., Groenen, P.J.F., Rietveld, C.A., Rivadeneira, F., van Rooij, F.J.A., Uitterlinden, A.G. and Hofman, A. (2011). Candidate gene studies and the quest for the entrepreneurial gene Small Business Economics, 37(3):269--275.

Koellinger, P.D., van der Loos, M.J.H.M., Groenen, P.J.F., Thurik, A.R., Rivadeneira, F., van Rooij, F.J.A., Uitterlinden, A.G. and Hofman, A. (2010). Genome-wide association studies in economics and entrepreneurship research: Promises and limitations Small Business Economics, 35(1):1--18.

Stam, E., Thurik, A.R. and van der Zwan, P.W. (2010). Entrepreneurial exit in real and imagined markets Industrial and Corporate Change, 19(4):1109--1139.

van der Zwan, P.W., Thurik, A.R. and Grilo, I. (2010). The entrepreneurial ladder and its determinants Applied Economics, 42(17):2183--2191.

Verheul, I., Carree, M.A. and Thurik, A.R. (2009). Allocation and productivity of time in new venture of female and male entrepreneurs Small Business Economics, 33(3):273--291.

Carree, M.A. and Thurik, A.R. (2008). The lag structure of the impact of business ownership on economic performance in OECD countries Small Business Economics, 30(1):101--110.

Grilo, I. and Thurik, A.R. (2008). Determinants of entrepreneurial engagement levels in Europe and the US Industrial and Corporate Change, 17(6):1113--1145.

Hessels, J., van Gelderen, M.W. and Thurik, A.R. (2008). Entrepreneurial motivations, aspirations and their drivers Small Business Economics, 31(3):323--339.

Wennekers, S., Van Stel, A., Thurik, R. and Reynolds, P. (2008). Erratum: Nascent entrepreneurship and the level of economic development (Small Business Economics (2005) 24:3 (293-309) DOI:10.1007s/11187-005-1994-8) Small Business Economics, 30(3):325.

Freytag, A. and Thurik, A.R. (2007). Entrepreneurship and its determinants in a cross-country setting Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 17(2):117--131.

Uhlaner, L.M. and Thurik, A.R. (2007). Postmaterialism influencing total entrepreneurial activity across nations Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 17(2):161--185.

van Stel, A.J., Storey, D.J. and Thurik, A.R. (2007). The effect of Business Regulations on nascent to Young Business Entrepreneurship Small Business Economics, 28(2/3):171--186.

Wennekers, A.R.M., Thurik, A.R., van Stel, A.J. and Noorderhaven, N.G. (2007). Uncertainty Avoidance and the Rate of Business Ownership across 21 OECD Countries Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 17(2):133--160.

van Gelderen, M.W., Thurik, A.R. and Bosma, N. (2006). Success and risk factors in the pre-startup phase Small Business Economics, 26(4):319--335.

van Stel, A.J., Carree, M.A. and Thurik, A.R. (2005). The Effect of Entrepreneurial Activity on National Economic Growth Small Business Economics, 24(3):311--321.

Wennekers, A.R.M., van Stel, A.J., Thurik, A.R. and Reynolds, P. (2005). Nascent Entrepreneurship and the Level of Economic Development Small Business Economics, 24(3):293--309.

Bosma, N., van Praag, M., Thurik, A.R. and de Wit, G. (2004). The value of human and social capital investments for the business performance of startups Small Business Economics, 23(3):227--236.

Thurik, A.R., Audretsch, D.B., Klomp, L. and Santarelli, E. (2004). Gibrat's law: are the services different? Review of Industrial Organization, 24(3):301--324.

Thurik, A.R. (2003). Entrepreneurship and unemployment in the UK Scottish Journal of Political Economy, 50(3):264--290.

Audretsch, D.B., Carree, M.A., van Stel, A.J. and Thurik, A.R. (2002). Impeded industrial restructuring: the growth penalty Kyklos, 55(1):81--97.

Carree, M.A., van Stel, A.J., Thurik, A.R. and Wennekers, A.R.M. (2002). Economic development and business ownership: an analysis using data of 23 OECD countries in the period 1976-1996 Small Business Economics, 19(3):271--290.

Audretsch, D.B., van Leeuwen, G., Menkveld, A.J. and Thurik, A.R. (2001). Market dynamics in the Netherlands: competition policy and the response of small firms International Journal of Industrial Organization, 19(5):795--821.

Audretsch, D.B. and Thurik, A.R. (2001). What is new about the new economy: Sources of growth in the managed and entrepreneurial economies Industrial and Corporate Change, 10(1):267--315.

Verheul, I. and Thurik, A.R. (2001). Start-up capital: 'does gender matter'? Small Business Economics, 16(4):329--345.

Audretsch, D.B. and Thurik, A.R. (2000). Capitalism and democracy in the 21st century: from the managed to the entrepreneurial economy Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 10(1/2):17--34.

Audretsch, D.B., Houweling, P. and Thurik, A.R. (2000). Firm survival in the Netherlands Review of Industrial Organization, 16(1):1--11.

Carree, M.A., Klomp, L. and Thurik, A.R. (2000). Productivity convergence in OECD manufacturing industries Economics Letters, 66(3):337--345.

Carree, M.A. and Thurik, A.R. (2000). The life cycle of the U.S. tire industry Southern Economic Journal, 67(2):254--278.

van Gelderen, M., Frese, M. and Thurik, A.R. (2000). Strategies, uncertainty and performance of small business startups Small Business Economics, 15(3):165--181.

Thurik, A. and Menkveld, A. (1999). Firm size and efficiency in innovation Small Business Economics, 12(1):97--101.

Carree, M.A. and Thurik, A.R. (1999). Carrying capacity and entry and exit flows in retailing International Journal of Industrial Organization, 17(7):985--1007.

Wennekers, A.R.M. and Thurik, A.R. (1999). Linking entrepreneurship and economic growth Small Business Economics, 13(1):27--55.

Bode, B., Koerts, J. and Thurik, A.R. (1998). On the use of disequilibrium models in applied microeconomic research and the value of sample separation information Applied Economics, 30(11):1511--1530.

van Dalen, J. and Thurik, A.R. (1998). A model of pricing behavior: an econometric case study Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 36(2):177--195.

van Dijk, B., den Hertog, R., Menkveld, A. and Thurik, A. (1997). Some new evidence on the determinants of large- and small-firm innovation Small Business Economics, 9(4):335--343.

Audretsch, D.B. and Thurik, A.R. (1996). Introduction: the dynamics of industrial organization Review of Industrial Organization, 11(2):149--153.

Audretsch, D.B., Menkveld, A.J. and Thurik, A.R. (1996). The decision between internal and external R&D Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, 152(3):519--530.

Carree, M.A. and Thurik, A.R. (1996). Entry and exit in retailing: incentives, barriers, displacement and replacement Review of Industrial Organization, 11(2):155--172.

Thurik, A.R. (1996). Introduction: economic performance and small business Small Business Economics, 8(5):327--328.

Thurik, A.R. (1996). Introduction: innovation and small business Small Business Economics, 8(3):175--176.

Thurik, A.R. and Prince, Y.M. (1995). Do small firms price-cost margins follow those of large firms? Bulletin of Economic Research (Hull), 47(4):321--327.

van Dalen, J. and Thurik, A.R. (1995). Wholesale pricing in a small open economy De Economist, 142(1):55--76.

Carree, M.A. and Thurik, A.R. (1994). The dynamics of entry, exit and profitability: an error correction approach for the retail industry Small Business Economics, 6(2):107--116.

Prince, Y.M. and Thurik, A.R. (1994). The intertemporal stability of the concentration-margins relationship in Dutch and U.S. manufacturing Review of Industrial Organization, 9(2):193--209.

den Hertog, R.(., Potjes, J. and Thurik, R. (1994). Retail profit margins in Japan and Germany Review of World Economics, 130(2):375--390.

Carree, M.A., Potjes, J.C.A. and Thurik, A.R. (1993). Small store presence in Japan Economics Letters, 41(3):329--334.

den Hertog, R.G.J. and Thurik, A.R. (1993). Determinants of internal and external R&D: some Dutch evidence De Economist, 141(2):279--289.

Potjes, J.C.A. and Thurik, A.R. (1993). Profit margins in Japanese retailing Japan and the World Economy, 5(4):337--362.

Prince, Y.M. and Thurik, A.R. (1993). Firm-size distribution and price-cost margins in Dutch manufacturing Small Business Economics, 5(3):173--186.

van der Wijst, D. and Thurik, A.R. (1993). Determinants of small firm debt ratios: an analysis of retail panel data Small Business Economics, 5(1):55--65.

Prince, Y.M. and Thurik, A.R. (1992). Price-cost margins in Dutch manufacturing: effects of concentration, business cycle and international trade De Economist, 140(3):310--335.

Carree, M.A. and Thurik, A.R. (1991). Recent developments in the Dutch firm-size distribution Small Business Economics, 3(4):261--268.

Frenk, J.B.G., Thurik, A.R. and Bout, C.A. (1991). Labour costs and queueing theory in retailing European Journal of Operational Research, 55:260--267.

van Dalen, J. and Thurik, A.R. (1991). Labour productivity and Profitability in the Dutch Flower Trade Small Business Economics, 3(2):131--144.

Bode, B., Koerts, J. and Thurik, A.R. (1990). Market disequilibria and their influence on small retail store pricing Small Business Economics, 2(1):45--57.

Thurik, A.R. (1990). Small business economics: a perspective from the Netherlands Small Business Economics, 2(1):1--10.

van Dalen, J., Koerts, J. and Thurik, A.R. (1990). Measurement of Labour Productivity in Wholesaling International Journal of Research in Marketing, 7(1):21--34.

Thurik, A.R. and van der Hoeven, W.H.M. (1989). Manufacturing margins: differences between small and large firms Economics Letters, 29(4):353--359.

Bode, B., Koerts, J. and Thurik, A.R. (1988). On the measurement of retail marketing mix effects in the presence of different economic regimes International Journal of Research in Marketing, 5(2):107--123.

Nooteboom, B., Kleijweg, A.J.M. and Thurik, A.R. (1988). Normal costs and demand effects in price setting: a study of retailing European Economic Review, 32(4):999--1011.

van der Hoeven, W.H.M. and Thurik, A.R. (1987). Pricing in the hotel and catering sector De Economist, 135(2):201--218.

Nooteboom, B., Thurik, A.R. and Vollebregt, J.A.C. (1986). An international comparison in the general food trade: cases of structural change International Journal of Research in Marketing, 3(4):243--247.

Thurik, A.R. and Kleijweg, A.J.M. (1986). Procyclical retail labour productivity Bulletin of Economic Research (Hull), 38(2):169--175.

Kooiman, P., van Dijk, H.K. and Thurik, A.R. (1985). Likelihood diagnostics and Bayesian analysis of a micro-economic disequilibrium model for retail services Journal of Econometrics, 29(1-2):121--148.

Nooteboom, B. and Thurik, A.R. (1985). Retail margins during recession and growth Economics Letters, 17:281--284.