Jan Tinbergen (1903-1994)

Subject Fields

Economy & Mathematics


Born

The Hague, The Netherlands

Famous for

Jointly winning the firstĀ Nobel prize for Economics with Ragnar Frisch for his first ever macro-economic model in 1969 and being the brother of fellow Nobel prize-winner Nikolaas Tinbergen.

Researcher in Leiden

Under supervision of Ehrenfest, and in the presence of Einstein, Lorentz, he completed his dissertation in 1929.

Last Modified: 18-05-2010