Teunis (Teun) Kloek | |
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Born | ^{[ citation needed ]} | 15 August 1934

Nationality | Dutch |

Institution | Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam |

Field | Econometrics |

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.^{ [1] } His research interests centered on econometric methods and their applications, especially nonparametric and robust methods in econometrics.^{ [2] }

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.^{ [3] } Since his retirement in 1997^{ [4] } 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).^{ [5] }

Kloek was elected fellow of the Econometric Society in 1978^{ [6] } and of the * Journal of Econometrics *, and honorary fellow of the Tinbergen Institute.

Books, a selection:^{ [7] }

- Kloek, T., Henri Theil and John C.G. Boot.
*Operations Research and Quantitative Economics: an elementary introduction.*With McGraw-Hill, 1965. - Heij, C., De Boer, P., Franses, P. H., Kloek, T., & Van Dijk, H. K..
*Econometric methods with applications in business and economics.*Oxford University Press, 2004.

Articles, a selection:

- Kloek, T.; Theil, H. (1960), "The operational implications of imperfect models", in Arrow, Kenneth J.; Karlin, Samuel; Suppes, Patrick (eds.),
*Mathematical models in the social sciences, 1959: Proceedings of the first Stanford symposium*, Stanford mathematical studies in the social sciences, IV, Stanford, California: Stanford University Press, pp. 105–128, ISBN 9780804700214. - Kloek, T.; Mennes, L.B.M. (1960), "Simultaneous equations estimation based on principal components of predetermined variables."
*Econometrica: Journal of the Econometric Society*28: 45–61. - Kloek, T.; Theil, H. (1965), "International comparison of prices and quantities consumed."
*Econometrica: Journal of the Econometric Society*33: 535–556. - Kloek, T.; Barten, A.P.; Lempers, F.B.M. (1969), "A note on a class of utility and production functions yielding everywhere differentiable demand functions."
*The Review of Economic Studies.*36: 109–111. - Kloek, T.; Van Dijk, Herman K. (1978), "Bayesian estimates of equation system parameters: an application of integration by Monte Carlo,"
*Econometrica*46.1: 1-19. - Kloek, T.; Van Dijk, Herman K. (1980), "Further experience in Bayesian analysis using Monte Carlo integration." Journal of Econometrics 14.3: 307–328.
- Kloek, Teun. "OLS estimation in a model where a microvariable is explained by aggregates and contemporaneous disturbances are equicorrelated."
*Econometrica: Journal of the Econometric Society*(1981): 205–207. - Kloek, T.; Van Praag, Bernard; de Leeuw, Jan (1986), "The population‐sample decomposition approach to multivariate estimation methods."
*Applied Stochastic Models and Data Analysis*2.3: 99-119. - Kloek, T.; van Dijk, Herman K. (1978), "Efficient estimation of income distribution parameters."
*Journal of Econometrics*8.1: 61–74.

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**Teun** is a Dutch masculine given name. It is a short form of Teunis, itself a derivative of Antonius (Anthony). It is also considered a diminutive form of Antonius, Anton, Antoon, Anthonis, Anthoon, Antonie, and Antonis used in Belgium, Netherlands, Suriname, South Africa, Namibia, and Indonesia. As a birth name it has risen in popularity since the 1980s. People with the name include:

- ↑ Bas Diemel, Annelies van der Zouwen (2013),
*Erasmus School of Economics Honderd Jaar,*Stad en Bedrijf, Rotterdam. p.284. - ↑ Econometric Institute (2005)
*Annual Report 2004*. p. 81 - ↑ Philip Hans Franses (2005)
*Annual Report 2004: Econometric Institute*p. 7 - ↑ Kritisch & constructief: 40 jaar grensverkenningen in de econometrie: liber amicorum voor prof. dr. T. Kloek. Econometrisch Instituut, Erasmus Universiteit, 1997.
- ↑ Theses EUR department of econometrics 1990-1999
- ↑ "Econometric Society Fellows". Econometric Society. December 2015. Retrieved 21 February 2016.
- ↑ List of publications at National Library of the Netherlands.

- Teun Kloek at Tinbergen Institute.

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