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Dr. (jolanda) S.j.a. Hessels

Associate Professor
Applied Economics
Erasmus University Rotterdam


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.

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Applied Economics


  • S.J.A. Hessels, E. Arampatzi, P.W. van der Zwan & M.J. Burger (2017). Life satisfaction and self-employment in different types of occupations. Applied Economics Letters. doi: 10.1080/13504851.2017.1361003

  • 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:

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