About Germinal G. Van
Economist, political scientist, & award-winning author
Germinal G. Van
Economist & 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, and Econometrics. He is a proponent of free-market economics and classical liberalism.
Mr. Van has written nearly two dozen books in Economic History, Political Economy, Development 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 and the Finalist of the 2022 National Indie Excellence Award in U.S. History.