Teunis (Teun) Kloek
|Born||[ citation needed ]15 August 1934|
|Institution||Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam|
|Alma mater||Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam|
|Information at IDEAS / RePEc|
Teunis (Teun) Kloek (born 1934) is a Dutch economist and Emeritus Professor of Econometrics at the Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam.His research interests centered on econometric methods and their applications, especially nonparametric and robust methods in econometrics.
Kloek received his PhD in 1966 from the Erasmus University Rotterdam for the thesis "Indexcijfers : enige methodologische aspecten" (Index : some methodological aspects) under supervision of Henri Theil.
Kloek was appointed Professor of Econometrics at the Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam in 1967. With Alexander Rinnooy Kan and later Harm Bart, he was co-director of the Econometric Institute from 1982 to 1992 as successor of Willem Somermeyer and was succeeded by Ton Vorst.Since his retirement in 1997 Kloek has been affiliated with the Tinbergen Institute.
Some of Kloek's most notable doctoral students were Herman K. van Dijk (1984) and Philip Hans Franses (1991).
Kloek was elected fellow of the Econometric Society in 1978and of the Journal of Econometrics , and honorary fellow of the Tinbergen Institute.
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