Theo van de Klundert

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Theo van de Klundert
Congres over Kapitalisme in 70-er jaren in Tilburgse Hogeschool prof. dr. Th, Bestanddeelnr 923-8344.jpg
Theo van de Klundert in 1970
Born (1936-02-27) 27 February 1936 (age 83)
NationalityDutch
InstitutionTilburg University
FieldEconomics
Alma materTilburg University

Theodorus Cornelis Michael Josephus (Theo) van de Klundert (born 1936) is a Dutch economist, and Emeritus Professor of Economics at Tilburg University.

Biography[edit]

Born in Herwen en Aerdt, Van de Klundert received his PhD (cum laude) in 1962 at Tilburg University under supervision of Dirk Bernard Joseph Schouten with a thesis entitled "Groei en inkomensverdeling" (Growth and Income Distribution).

After his graduation, Van de Klundert started working at the Staatsmijnen in Limburg (State Mining Corporation) for a short time. He realized he had other ambitions, and moved to Stanford University.[2] In 1964 van de Klundert was appointed Professor of Economics and History of Economics at Tilburg University. In 2001, Van de Klundert retired from Tilburg University.

Since 1967, Van de Klundert has been associated with the scientific journal De Economist, initially as editor, later on as chairman of the board of editors. Since 1976 he was also active as researcher and consultant for the CPB Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis.

Van de Klundert became a member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1994.[3]

Work[edit]

Theo van de Klundert (2013)

Van de Klunderts research interests were both in the field of macroeconomics and microeconomics. According to Van Gemert et al. (1989) his scientific work was dominated by the four theme's "(1) growth and income distribution, (2) capital theory, resource economics and trade, (3) controversies between Keynesians and neoclassicists, and (4) open economy macroeconomics."[2]

Publications[edit]

Van de Klundert has authored and co-authored several publications.[4][5] A selection from his many books includes:

  • 1962. Groei en inkomensverdeling. Leiden: Stenfert Kroese
  • 1968. Grondslagen van de economische analyse. Amsterdam : De Bussy
  • 1979. Over macht en wet in het economisch gebeuren : opstellen aangeboden aan Prof. Dr. D.B.J. Schouten bij zijn 25-jarig jubileum als hoogleraar in de Algemene Leer en Geschiedenis van de Economie aan de Katholieke Hogeschool. With Wim van den Goorbergh and Ad Kolnaar eds. Leiden : Stenfert Kroese
  • 1974. Inleiding tot de micro-economische theorie : allocatie en prijsvorming. With R.J. de Groof. Amsterdam : De Bussy.
  • 1997. Groei en instituties. Tilburg: Tilburg University Press
  • 2001. Growth theory in historical perspective : selected essays of Theo van de Klundert. With Sjak Smulders ed. Cheltenham : Elgar
  • 2005. Vormen van Kapitalisme: Markten, Instituties, Macht. Utrecht: Lemma
  • 2013. Capitalism and Democracy: a Fragile Alliance. Edward Elgar.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Klundert, Th.C.M.J. in De leden van de Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen: een demografisch perspectief: 1808 tot 2008, p. 300.
  2. ^ a b Henk van Gemert, R.J. de Groof, Henk Peer & Ton van Schaik (1989). "Theo van de Klundert: A frontier economist Archived 2013-09-21 at the Wayback Machine". De Economist, 137(3), 257-278.
  3. ^ "Theo van de Klundert". Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences. Archived from the original on 8 February 2016. Retrieved 8 February 2016.
  4. ^ List of publications at National Library of the Netherlands.
  5. ^ Prof. dr. T.C.M.J. (Theo) van de Klundert Archived 2013-09-14 at Archive.today List of publications 1961-2011.

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