About Me

Dr. Jan van Vliet

Dr. Jan van Vliet
Professor of Economics

Phone: (712) 722-6267
Email: Jan.vanVliet@dordt.edu

Education

BA (Economics) Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

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

MTS (Bible and Theology) Tyndale Theological Seminary, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

PhD (Historical and Theological Studies) Westminister Theological Seminary, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

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, NY) - 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 experience in media appearances and speaking engagements

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

Representative Publications

Adam Smith. Presbyterian and Reformed. Philipsburg, NJ. Forthcoming 2019.

Reformational Hermeneutics: How to Read the Bible to Hear God Speak. With Calvin Seerveld. Revised edition. Forthcoming 2019-20.

“Christian Theism and Islam-According-to-Kuyper: The Metaphysical Architecture.” Pro Rege forthcoming, 2019.

Review of Christian Hospitality and Muslim Immigration in an Age of Fear, by Matthew Kaemingk. The Journal of Markets and Morality. Spring, 2019.

On Islam by Abraham Kuyper. Translator. (Bellingham, Washington: Lexham, 2017).

The Rise of Reformed System: The Intellectual Heritage of William Ames. UK Edition (Milton Keynes: Paternoster, 2013); North American Edition (Eugene, OR: 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: Kuyperian and Reformational thought, Reformed Theology and philosophy, and shifting economic paradigms

Courses Taught/Teaching

Core: Kingdom, Identity, & Calling; Calling, Task, & Culture

Economics: Principles of Micro- and Macro-Economics; Money & Banking; Intermediate Macroeconomics: Theory and Policy; Economic History of the US; Global Economic Development; Economics of Natural Resources and the Environment, Individual Studies