• Erik Thorbecke

    Erik Thorbecke

    Erik Thorbecke (born February 17, 1929) is a development economist. He is a co-originator of the widely used Foster-Greer-Thorbecke poverty measure and played a significant role in the development and popularization of Social Accounting Matrix. Currently, he is H. E. Babcock Professor of Economics, Emeritus, and Graduate School Professor at Cornell University.

  • Heinrich Thorbecke

    Andreas Heinrich Thorbecke (March 14, 1837 in Meiningen – January 3, 1890 in Mannheim ) was a German Arabic scholar. His studies were directed mainly to the poetry of the Bedouin and the history of Arabic.

  • Johan Rudolph Thorbecke

    Johan Rudolph Thorbecke

    Johan Rudolph Thorbecke (14 January 1798 – 4 June 1872) was a Dutch statesman of a liberal bent, one of the most important Dutch politicians of the 19th century. In 1848, he virtually single-handedly drafted the revision of the Constitution of the Netherlands, giving less power to the king and more to the States General, and guaranteeing more religious, personal and political freedom to the people.

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