Tinbergen definition by Webster's New World
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- Tinbergen, Jan 1903-94; Du. economist
- Tinbergen, Nikolaas 1907-88; Du. ethologist: brother of Jan
Tinbergen definition by American Heritage Dictionary
, Jan 1903-1994.
Dutch economist. He shared a 1969 Nobel Prize for the application of mathematics and statistical methods to economics. His brother Nikolaas (1907-1988), a Dutch-born British ethologist, shared a 1973 Nobel Prize for studies of individual and social behavior patterns.