Jan Tinbergen

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Jan Tinbergen wiki (1903 – 1994) "was the eldest of five children of Dirk Cornelis Tinbergen and Jeannette van Eek. From 1929 till 1945 he worked, in addition to his professorship at Erasmus University Rotterdam, for the Dutch statistical office. He was also consultant to the League of Nations. From 1945 till 1955 he served as the first director of the Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis. Jan Tinbergen was a member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Science and of the International Academy of Science. In 1956 he founded the Econometric Institute at the Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam together with Henri Theil, who also was his successor in Rotterdam. The Tinbergen Institute was named in his honour." [1]

Recent Books

  • The future of democratic socialism. / Tinbergen, J., & Berkouwer, J. / Rotterdam [etc.]: Barjesteh, Meeuwes, 1994.
  • Tinbergen lectures on economic policy. Tinbergen, J., Knoester, A., & Wellink, A. H. E. M. Amsterdam: North-Holland, 1993.
  • Entering the third millennium: some suggestions / Jan Tinbergen / Rotterdam: P.J. Fijan Publications, 1993.
  • World security and equity / Jan Tinbergen / Aldershot: Edward Elgar, 1990
  • Warfare and welfare: integrating security policy into socio-economic policy / Jan Tinbergen and Dietrich Fischer / New York Wheatsheaf ; St. Martin’s Press, 1987
  • Revitalizing the United Nations system. / Tinbergen, J. / Waging peace series, booklet 13. Santa Barbara, CA (1187 Coast Village Road, Suite 123, Santa Barbara CA 93108): Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, 1987.

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  1. Jan Tinbergen, ISS, accessed November 11, 2009.