Jan de Vries, born in Ouder Amstel, the Netherlands, in 1943. Ph.D. from Yale University, New Haven. Professor of History and Economics at the University of California, Berkeley.
Fellow (1 September 1982 – 31 August 1983)
My purpose was to write, together with Professor A.M. van der Woude, an economic history of the Dutch Republic. A large amount of my time was devoted to completing – and considerably expanding and improving – a manuscript entitled A History of European Urbanization.