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Remco Oostendorp (PhD Harvard) is Professor of International Economics and Director of the Amsterdam Centre for World Food Studies. He is also a Research Fellow of the Tinbergen Institute (TI), Fellow of the Amsterdam Institute for International Development (AIID), Research Associate of the Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE, University of Oxford), and Resource Person for the African Economic Resource Consortium (AERC). He has worked as an international consultant for the World Bank, ADB, ILO, UNDP, USAid, IDRC, among others.


His main research interests are in development and international economics, specifically the effects of globalization, integration of labor markets, firm performance, and agricultural intensification.


BSc: International Trade, Growth and Development, Development of Macroeconomic Thought.

Msc/ PhD: Microeconomics for Development, Development Economics

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Selected Research Output 1992 2018

Risk Coping by Firms during the Crisis

Guimbert, S. & Oostendorp, R. H. 2016 In : Economic Development and Cultural Change. 65, 1-October, p. 87-118

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

production function

Globalization and the gender wage gap

Oostendorp, R. H. 2009 In : World Bank Economic Review. 23, 1, p. 141-161 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

wage gap
foreign direct investment

Risk Sharing in Labour Markets

Gunning, J. W., Bigsten, A., Collier, P., Dercon, S., Fafchamps, M., Gauthier, B., Oduro, A., Oostendorp, R. H., Pattillo, C., Söderbom, M., Teal, F. & Zeufack, A. 2003 In : World Bank Economic Review. 17, 4, p. 349-366 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Inventories and Risk in African Manufacturing

Fafchamps, M., Gunning, J. W. & Oostendorp, R. H. 2000 In : Economic Journal. 110, p. 861-893 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Market risk
Capacity utilization

Activities 1999 2016

  • 4 Lecture / Presentation

Regional Labor Market Integration, Shadow Wages and Poverty in Vietnam

Oostendorp, R. (Speaker)
16 Oct 2016

Activity: ScientificLecture / Presentation

Soil conservation investment in The Philippines

Oostendorp, R. (Speaker)
1 Oct 1999

Activity: ScientificLecture / Presentation