Tjalling Koopmans


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Noun1.Tjalling Koopmans - United States economist (born in the Netherlands) (1910-1985)
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Richard Thaler received an honorary Doctor of Science degree by the University of Rochester, the Tjalling Koopmans Asset Award by Tilburg University, and he was elected Vice President of the American Economic Association.
In this I am reminded of Tjalling Koopmans's critique of Burns and Mitchell more than a half-century ago: "[E]ven for the purpose of systematic and large scale observation of such a many-sided phenomenon [as business cycles], theoretical preconceptions about its nature cannot be dispensed with, and the authors do so only to the detriment of the analysis." (4)