About Me

Jan van Vliet

Jan van Vliet
Professor of Economics

Phone: (712) 722-6267


BA (Economics) Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON

MA (Economics - Macroeconomics, Monetary Theory and Stabilization Policy) Queen's University, Kingston ON

MTS (Bible and Theology) Tyndale Theological Seminary, Toronto, ON

PhD (Historical and Theological Studies) Westminister Theological Seminary, Philadelphia, PA

Post-Graduate studies: University of Toronto, University of Cambridge, Princeton Theological Seminary, University of Pennsylvania

Professional Experience

Senior Advisor to the Minister of Finance, Yellowknife, Canada - economic analysis, advising, and briefing

Assistant Chief Economist, Chase Econometrics Canada, Toronto (A division of Chase Manhattan, New York) - Econometric model building, forecasting, and analysis; economic impact studies; client advising and consulting

Senior Economist, Data Resources of Canada, Toronto (A division of Data Resources Inc., Lexington MA) - Econometric model building and forecasting

Many years of media appearances and speaking engagements

Academic Experience: Westminster Theological Seminary, Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary, Prairie Bible College, University Of Toronto, University of Ontario Institute of Technology (Durham College)

Representative Publications:

The Rise of Reformed System: The Intellectual Heritage of William Ames UK Edition (Milton Keynes: Paternoster, 2013); North American Edition (Wipf & Stock, 2013)

"Abraham Kuyper's Wisdom & Wonder: A Review Essay" Pro Rege (XLI:1) Sept. 2012: 16-23

Research and Scholarship interests, contributions, and competencies in Kuyperian and Reformational thought, Reformed Theology and philosophy, and shifting economics paradigms

Courses Taught:

Core 100, Core 399, Econ 202, Econ 203, Econ 309, Econ 321, Econ 341