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Tin·ber·gen(tĭn′bər-gən, -bĕr′KHən), 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 his pioneering work on animal behavior.
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1. (Biography) Jan (jæn). 1903–94, Dutch economist, noted for his work on econometrics. He shared (1969) the first Nobel prize for economics with Ragnar Frisch
2. (Biography) his brother, Nikolaas (ˈnɪkələs). 1907–88, British zoologist, born in the Netherlands; studied animal behaviour, esp instincts, and was one of the founders of ethology; Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1973
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Tin•ber•gen(ˈtɪn bɜr gən)
1. Jan (yän), 1903–94, Dutch economist: Nobel prize 1969.
2. his brother Nikolaas, 1907–88, British ethologist, born in the Netherlands.
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|Noun||1.||Tinbergen - Dutch zoologist who showed that much animal behavior is innate and stereotyped (1907-1988)|
|2.||Tinbergen - Dutch economist noted for his work in econometrics (1903-1994)|
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