Theodorus Henricus Maria (Theo) van der Loop
India, Bangladesh, Nepal
Indonesia, Vietnam, Philippines, Africa, Middle East, Carribean
|1954||born in Helmond on November 17|
|1984||MA human geography of developing countries, Free University Amsterdam|
|1992||PhD under the supervision of G.A. de Bruijne and J.C. Breman, University of Amsterdam, and J.J. van der Linden, Free University Amsterdam|
|1992-1996||consultant (Indonesia, India, Vietnam, Kyrgyz Republic)|
|1997-2003||Institute of Social Studies, The Hague, seconded to Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia for the SAIL-funded program ‘Capacity building for training and policy research in Regional and Local Development Studies (RLDS) in Ethiopia.’|
|2004-2010||consultant (Indonesia, Bangladesh, Phillippines, Ethiopia, Kenya, Namibia, Senegal, Rwanda, Guyana, Egypt, Syria)|
|2010-2011||senior economic advisor, Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Dhaka, Bangladesh|
|2011-2012||consultant (Indonesia, Nepal)|
|2012-present||senior advisor employment/small enterprise development, ILO Jakarta, Indonesia|
Van der Loop’s studies on Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam, Africa, Middle East and Carribbean are not included.
1987 The building sector in Vellore, India: modes of labour recruitment and subcontracting, Amsterdam: Free University, Institute of Cultural Anthropology/Sociology of Development (Urban Research Working Papers, Nr. 13), 48 p.
1988 The structure of the building sector in a medium-sized city: contractors, jobbers and hutmakers in Vellore (Tamil Nadu, India), Amsterdam: CASA (Werkdocumenten / CASA 7), 135 p.
1989 “Labor recruitment and subcontracting in the urban building sector in South India.” In: P. van Gelder & J. Bijlmer (eds), About fringes, margins and lucky dips: the informal sector in Third World countries: recent developments in research and policy, Raedarius Books. Four. Free University Press, Amsterdam.
1991 “The impact of urban residence on employment for the poor: the case of the construction sector in Salem, India.” Indian Geographical Journal 65,2: 80-101.
1992 Industrial dynamics and fragmented labour markets: construction firms and labourers in India, PhD thesis University of Amsterdam; also publ. as Nederlandse geografische studies 139, Utrecht-Amsterdam; revision publ. in New Delhi 1996.
1993 Urban poverty alleviation: regional differentiation in Asia, paper for Special Programme ‘Urban Poverty Alleviation’, Directorate-General of International Cooperation (DGIS), Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Hague.
1994 Bricks and stones will break your bones: production and labour relations in the building materials sector in South India, Amsterdam: VU (Urban Research Working Papers, Nr. 37), 74 p.
– “Structure and dynamics of labor market fragmentation: divisions among construction laborers in South India.” In: A. Kundu Kundu (ed.): Special Issue on Urban Informal Sector. Indian Journal of Labor Economics 37,3: 423-436.
1996 Industrial dynamics and fragmented labour markets: construction firms and labourers in India, SAGE Publications, Livelihood and Environment Series-2, New Delhi/Thousand Oaks/London. – Major revision of 1992.
1998 “Labor markets and flexible specialization: evidence from the construction sector in South India.” In: P. Cadene and M. Holmstrom (eds), Decentralized production in India: industrial districts, flexible specialization, and employment, French Institute of Pondicherry, and SAGE Publications, New Delhi, pp. 331-356.
2010 Tripartite dialogue in Bangladesh: trade unions and employers’ organisations: a position paper, Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands (EKN), Dhaka: December 2010.
– Opportunities and constraints for Dutch entrepreneurs in Bangladesh (special emphasis on garments & textile sectors), Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands (EKN), Dhaka, Bangladesh: December 2010.
2011 Investing in Bangladesh: a guide for new investors, an investment brochure for the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands (EKN); Dhaka: Published: June 2011: Expressions Ltd.: Dhaka.
2012 & Oktaviantu Pasaribu and Jeeban Thapa, Report on the review of the ILO Decent Work Country Programme: Nepal 2008-2012. ILO Jakarta/Bangkok/Kathmandu: October 2012.