About Germinal G. Van

Economist, political scientist, & award-winning author


Germinal G. Van

Economist, Political Scientist, & award-winning author

Germinal G. Van is an award-winning author, economist, political scientist, and scholar. He is a member of the National Association of Business Economics and the Economic History Association. He was born in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. He immigrated to the United States in 2010. He obtained a bachelor’s degree in political science from the Catholic University of America in 2014, earned a master’s degree in political management from George Washington University in 2017, and acquired a non-degree certificate in Mathematical Statistics from Duke University. His works mainly focus on Public Choice Theory, Economic History, Econometrics, Statistics, and Mathematical Economics. He is a proponent of neoclassical economics and classical liberalism. Mr. Van has written more than a dozen books in Economic History, Political Economy, Development Economics, Business Economics, and Macroeconomics. He has also written several columns for the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE) and the Mises Institute. Moreover, Mr. Van published several scientific papers, notably in professional academic journals such as the Journal of Economics and Econometrics, and in research platforms such as Research Papers in Economics, and ResearchGate. He is the winner of the 2021 Best Indie Book Award for Socioeconomic History.