|Born||1903, The Hague, Netherlands|
|Education||1929, Leyden University, Doctor of Physics|
|1933||Professor at the Netherlands School of Economics, teaching various subjects; fulltime from 1956 onwards, when subject became Development Programming|
|1929-1945||Statistician for Business Cycle Research, Central Bureau of Statistics|
|1936-1938||Expert, temporarily attached to League of Nations Secretariat|
|1945-1955||Director of Central Planning Bureau of Netherlands Government|
|Advisor to governments of various developing countries (United Arab Republic, Turkey, Venezuela, Surinam, Indonesia, Pakistan and other countries, occasionally) and to international organizations (European Coal and Steel Community, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, United Nations Secretariat and other specialized and regional organizations)|
|Honors and honorary degrees|
|Member of Royal Netherlands Academy of Science and some foreign academies, honorary doctor of fifteen universities, mostly European.|
|Business Cycles in the United States, 1919-1932, Geneva, 1939 and New York, 1968|
|Business Cycles in the United Kingdom, 1870-1914, Amsterdam, 1951|
|Centralization and Decentralization in Economic Policy, Amsterdam, 1954|
|Economic Policy: Principles and Design, Amsterdam, 1956|
|Selected Papers, Amsterdam, 1959|
|The Element of Space in Development Planning (together with L.B.M. Mennes and J.G. Waardenburg), Amsterdam, 1969|
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