Assisting developing nations

Laureaat Freedom from Want Award 1992

Jan Tinbergen Laureaat Freedom from Want Award 1992

He applied the methodology of physics to economics and was a pioneer in econometrics. He served at the League of Nations. From 1966 to 1974 he chaired the United Nations Committee for Development Planning. He pleaded for more international cooperation. For his work in assisting developing nations to establish productive economies and in encouraging privileged nations to accept their responsibilities to nations in need.