N. tinbergen


[tin-bur-guhn; Dutch tin-ber-khuhn, -khuh]
Jan [yahn] , 1903–94, Dutch economist: Nobel prize 1969.
his brother, Nikolaas [nik-uh-luhs; Dutch nee-koh-lahs] , ("Niko") 1907–1988, British ethologist, born in the Netherlands: Nobel Prize in medicine 1973.
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Tinbergen (ˈtɪnˌbɜːɡən)
1.  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.  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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