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 238,495 page views. His biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 59 in 2019). Jan Tinbergen is the 36th most popular economist (down from 28th in 2019), the 60th most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 49th 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 36 out of 315Before him are Wassily Leontief, Gunnar Myrdal, Carl Menger, Michael Porter, Karl Polanyi, and Léon Walras. After him are Elinor Ostrom, Werner Sombart, Oliver E. Williamson, Bernard Mandeville, John Hicks, and Gary Becker.

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Among people born in 1903, Jan Tinbergen ranks 23Before him are C. F. Powell, John Dillinger, Alec Douglas-Home, Jiro Horikoshi, Anaïs Nin, and Rudolf Abel. After him are Adolf Butenandt, Hans Jonas, Bing Crosby, José Antonio Primo de Rivera, Karl Hanke, and Georg Elser. Among people deceased in 1994, Jan Tinbergen ranks 22Before him are Antônio Carlos Jobim, Mas Oyama, Léon Degrelle, Paul Feyerabend, George Peppard, and Guy Debord. After him are Melina Mercouri, Henry Mancini, John Wayne Gacy, Domenico Modugno, Dorothy Hodgkin, and Telly Savalas.

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Among people born in Netherlands, Jan Tinbergen ranks 60 out of 1,209Before him are Guus Hiddink (1946), Nikolaas Tinbergen (1907), Gerrit Rietveld (1888), Simon van der Meer (1925), Jan Oort (1900), and William II, Prince of Orange (1626). After him are Geert Hofstede (1928), Dieric Bouts (1415), Pieter de Hooch (1629), Sophia of Hanover (1630), Christiaan Eijkman (1858), and Lawrence Alma-Tadema (1836).

Among ECONOMISTS In Netherlands

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