Heinrich Johann von Thünen

was a German economist and is renowned for founding scientific agricultural economics. Being a farmer by profession, von Thünen connected theoretical mathematical insights with practical experiences from his agricultural business in a systematic way. His approach can be classified as one of classical economics.


Central Work

  • Der isolierte Staat in Beziehung auf Landwirtschaft und Nationalökonomie

The ideas of Heinrich Johann von Thünen influenced the following concepts: