Tinbergen Institute

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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.

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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 Institutions [1] according 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. [2]

Founding Board of Directors

Bernard van Praag (Chairman); Frans van Winden; Peter Nijkamp; Jean-Marie Viaene; Jaap Spronk; Henk Jager

Directors

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