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Jan Tinbergen

1903 - 1994

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Jan Tinbergen (; Dutch: [ˈtɪnˌbɛrɣə(n)]; 12 April 1903 – 9 June 1994) was a Dutch economist who was awarded the first Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 1969, which he shared with Ragnar Frisch for having developed and applied dynamic models for the analysis of economic processes. He is widely considered to be one of the most influential economists of the 20th century and one of the founding fathers of econometrics.His important contributions to econometrics include the development of the first macroeconometric models, the solution of the identification problem, and the understanding of dynamic models. Tinbergen was a founding trustee of Economists for Peace and Security. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jan Tinbergen has received more than 258,507 page views. His biography is available in 63 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 61 in 2019). Jan Tinbergen is the 45th most popular economist (down from 36th in 2019), the 70th most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 60th in 2019) and the most popular Dutch Economist.

Jan Tinbergen was a Dutch economist who won the first Nobel Prize in Economics in 1969. He is most famous for his work on econometrics and the use of game theory to understand economic decision-making.

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Among economists, Jan Tinbergen ranks 45 out of 315Before him are Wassily Leontief, Ragnar Frisch, Thorstein Veblen, Friedrich List, Gary Becker, and Jacques Attali. After him are Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Frédéric Bastiat, John Hicks, Bernard Mandeville, Douglass North, and Werner Sombart.

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Among people born in 1903, Jan Tinbergen ranks 27Before him are Adolf Butenandt, C. F. Powell, José Antonio Primo de Rivera, Nikolai Podgorny, Karl Hanke, and Alec Douglas-Home. After him are Mustafa Barzani, Irène Némirovsky, Hans Jonas, The French Angel, Bing Crosby, and Fahri Korutürk. Among people deceased in 1994, Jan Tinbergen ranks 26Before him are Paul Feyerabend, Mas Oyama, Guy Debord, George Peppard, Dorothy Hodgkin, and Henry Mancini. After him are Telly Savalas, Louis Ferdinand, Prince of Prussia, Robert Doisneau, Vladimir Ivashko, Gian Maria Volonté, and Domenico Modugno.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Jan Tinbergen ranks 70 out of 1,427Before him are Peter Canisius (1521), Gerrit Rietveld (1888), Tobias Asser (1838), Frits Zernike (1888), William IV, Prince of Orange (1711), and Dieric Bouts (1415). After him are William V, Prince of Orange (1748), Lawrence Alma-Tadema (1836), Jacob Roggeveen (1659), Hugo de Vries (1848), Carel Fabritius (1622), and Jan Oort (1900).

Among ECONOMISTS In Netherlands

Among economists born in Netherlands, Jan Tinbergen ranks 1After him are Bernard Mandeville (1670), Tjalling Koopmans (1910), Mark Blaug (1927), Euclid Tsakalotos (1960), and Guido Imbens (1963).