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Home | People | Roy Thurik

Roy Thurik

Research Fellow

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

List of publications

Lerner,D.A. and Verheul,I. and Thurik,A.R.. 2018. Entrepreneurship and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder: a large-scale study involving the clinical condition of ADHD. Small Business Economics, Accepted, 1--12

Rietveld,C.A. and Bernoster,I. and Thurik,A.R. and Torrès,O.. 2018. Overconfidence, optimism, and entrepreneurship. Sustainability, 10, 2233--NA

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

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

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

Block,J.H. and 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, 693--718

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

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

Koellinger, Philipp D. and Thurik, A. Roy. 2012. Entrepreneurship and the business cycle. Review of Economics and Statistics, 94, 1143--1156, 0034-6535

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

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

Verheul,I. and Thurik,A.R. and 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, 325--341

Beauchamp, Jonathan P. and David Cesarini and Magnus Johannesson and Van Der Loos, Matthijsj H.M. and Koellinger, Philipp D. and Patrick, J. F.Groenen and Fowler, James H. and Rosenquist, J. Niels and Thurik, A. Roy and Christakis, Nicholas A.. 2011. Molecular genetics and economics. Journal of Economic Perspectives, 25, 57--82, 0895-3309

van der Loos, Matthijs J.H.M. and Koellinger, Philipp D. and Groenen, Patrick J.F. and Rietveld, Cornelius A. and Fernando Rivadeneira and van Rooij, Frank J.A. and Uitterlinden, A. G. and Albert Hofman and Thurik, A. Roy. 2011. Candidate gene studies and the quest for the entrepreneurial gene. Small Business Economics, 37, 269--275, 0921-898X

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

Koellinger, Philipp D. and van der Loos, Matthijs J.H.M. and Groenen, Patrick J.F. and Thurik, A. Roy and Fernando Rivadeneira and van Rooij, Frank J.A. and Uitterlinden, A. G. and Albert Hofman. 2010. Genome-wide association studies in economics and entrepreneurship research: Promises and limitations. Small Business Economics, 35, 1--18, 0921-898X

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

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

Verheul,I. and 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, 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, 101--110

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

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

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

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

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

Wennekers,A.R.M. and Thurik,A.R. and 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, 133--160

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

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

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

Bosma,N. and van Praag,M. and 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, 227--236

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

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

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

Carree,M.A. and van Stel,A.J. and 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, 271--290

Audretsch,D.B. and van Leeuwen,G. and 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, 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, 267--315

Verheul,I. and Thurik,A.R.. 2001. Start-up capital: 'does gender matter'?. Small Business Economics, 16, 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, 17--34

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

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

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

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

A.R. Thurik and A.J. Menkveld. 1999. Firm size and efficiency in innovation. Small Business Economics, 12, 97--101, 0921-898X

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

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

Bode,B. and 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, 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, 177--195

van Dijk, B. and den Hertog, R. and A.J. Menkveld and A.R. Thurik. 1997. Some new evidence on the determinants of large- and small-firm innovation. Small Business Economics, 9, 335--343, 0921-898X

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

Audretsch,D.B. and Menkveld,A.J. and Thurik,A.R.. 1996. The decision between internal and external R\&D. Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, 152, 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, 155--172

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

Thurik,A.R.. 1996. Introduction: innovation and small business. Small Business Economics, 8, 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, 321--327

van Dalen,J. and Thurik,A.R.. 1995. Wholesale pricing in a small open economy. De Economist, 142, 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, 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, 193--209

Carree,M.A. and Potjes,J.C.A. and Thurik,A.R.. 1993. Small store presence in Japan. Economics Letters, 41, 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, 279--289

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

Prince,Y.M. and Thurik,A.R.. 1993. Firm-size distribution and price-cost margins in Dutch manufacturing. Small Business Economics, 5, 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, 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, 310--335

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

Frenk,J.B.G. and 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, 131--144

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

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

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

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

Nooteboom,B. and 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, 999--1011

Bode,B. and 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, 107--123

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

Nooteboom,B. and 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, 243--247

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

Kooiman,P. and 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, 121--148

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