Jacobus de Hoop

Research Fellow

World Bank

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.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7496
published in: World Bank Reserach Observer, 2014, 29 (2), 202-234
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6601
published in: Economics of Education Review, 2014, 39, 78-96