Jacobus (Jacob) de Hoop works as a humanitarian policy research manager at UNICEF Office of Research - Innocenti. He is also a member of the Transfer Project.
His research examines how social protection programs implemented in developing countries and humanitarian contexts affect children and adolescents. He previously worked as a researcher at the International Labour Organization (ILO), was affiliated with the Paris School of Economics as a Marie Curie Post Doctoral Fellow, and worked for the World Bank as field manager on a study examining the effects of conditional and unconditional cash transfers in Malawi.
He holds a PhD in economics from the Tinbergen Institute and VU University in Amsterdam.
Jacobus de Hoop joined IZA as a Research Fellow in February 2019.