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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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