The Tinbergen Institute is a joint institute for research and education in economics, econometrics and finance of the University of Amsterdam, the VU University Amsterdam and the Erasmus University Rotterdam. The institute was founded in 1987 and is named after the Dutch economist Jan Tinbergen, a Nobel prize-winning professor at the Erasmus University Rotterdam.
The Tinbergen Institute has over 200 research fellows from the three participating universities, and some 190 PhD students. It is ranked 127th among the World Top Economic Institutionsaccording to IDEAS/RePEc.
It cooperates with many world class economics and econometrics departments, including Harvard University and Princeton University in the US, and Pompeu Fabra University, Oxford University, University College London, and European University Institute in Europe.
Awarded Honorary Fellow of the Tinbergen Institute are Mars Cramer, Teun Kloek, Jean Paelinck, Herman K. van Dijk, Bernard van Praag and Henk Tijms.
Bernard van Praag (Chairman); Frans van Winden; Peter Nijkamp; Jean-Marie Viaene; Jaap Spronk; Henk Jager
Jan Tinbergen 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.
Erasmus University Rotterdam is a public research university located in Rotterdam, Netherlands. The university is named after Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus, a 15th-century humanist and theologian.
Henri (Hans) Theil was a Dutch econometrician and professor at the Netherlands School of Economics in Rotterdam, known for his contributions to the field of econometrics.
Peter Nijkamp is a Dutch economist, Professor of Regional Economics and Economic Geography at the Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, a fellow of the Tinbergen Institute and President of the Governing Board of the Netherlands Research Council (NWO). He is ranked among the top 100 economists in the world according to IDEAS/RePEc, and is by far the most prolific economist. Towards the end of his career at the VU university Nijkamp faced accusations of self-plagiarism and VU-appointed investigators have criticised referencing methods in some of his work.
Pieter (Piet) Rietveld was a Dutch economist and Professor in Transport Economics at the Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, and a fellow at the Tinbergen Institute. He was among the top researchers in economic geography according to IDEAS/RePEc.
Bernard Marinus Siegfried van Praag is a Dutch economist, and Distinguished University Professor at the University of Amsterdam, noted for researching the measurement of welfare, as well-being and happiness.
Econometric Institute at the Erasmus University Rotterdam is a leading research institute in the fields of econometrics and management science in the Netherlands. The Institute offers advanced education in econometrics. It was founded in 1956 by Henri Theil in cooperation with Jan Tinbergen.
Willem Hendrik Somermeyer was a Dutch economist, Professor in Econometrics at the Erasmus University Rotterdam, and member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, particularly known for his consumption-savings model.
Teunis (Teun) Kloek 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.
Herman Koene van Dijk is a Dutch economist Consultant at the Research Department of Norges Bank and Professor Emeritus at the Econometric Institute of the Erasmus University Rotterdam, known for his contributions in the field of Bayesian analysis.
Antonius Cornelis Franciscus (Ton) Vorst is a Dutch financial engineer and mathematician, Professor at the department of Finance of the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam, and Director of the VU Amsterdam School of Finance and Risk Management.
Philippus Henricus Benedictus Franciscus "Philip Hans" Franses is a Dutch economist and Professor of Applied Econometrics and Marketing Research at the Erasmus University Rotterdam, and dean of the Erasmus School of Economics, especially known for his 1998 work on "Nonlinear Time Series Models in Empirical Finance."
Coenraad Nicolaas (Coen) Teulings is a Dutch economist and distinguished professor at Utrecht University. He was formerly professor of Economics at the University of Amsterdam and the University of Cambridge and former Director of the Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis.
Jan Salomon (Mars) Cramer was a Dutch economist, Professor of Statistics and Econometrics at the University of Amsterdam, known for his work of empirical econometrics.
Jules Jacobus Maria Theeuwes was a Belgian economist, and Professor of Labour Economics at the University of Amsterdam.
Christiaan Heij is a Dutch mathematician, Assistant Professor in statistics and econometrics at the Econometric Institute at the Erasmus University Rotterdam, known for his work in the field of mathematical systems theory, and econometrics.
Ada Ferrer-i-Carbonell is an economist and professor at the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics, tenured scientist at CSIC-IAE, MOVE research fellow, and a research fellow at the IZA Institute of Labor Economics. She was an associate editor of the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization and currently is a member of the London School of Economics-based World Well-Being Panel. She holds two PhDs in economics, one from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and the other from the Tinbergen Institute and the University of Amsterdam.
Hendrik Klaas Aldert"Henk"Visser is a Dutch pediatrician. He was professor of pediatrics at the Erasmus University Rotterdam and the Erasmus MC between 1967 and 1995.
Maarten Christiaan Wilhelmus Janssen is a Dutch economist and university professor of microeconomics at the University of Vienna. He is particularly known for his work on consumer search behavior and auction theory.