Vernon L. Smith

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Vernon L. Smith
Born (1927-01-01) January 1, 1927 (age 97)
NationalityUnited States
Alma materUniversity of Kansas[1]
Scientific career
FieldsExperimental economics
InfluencesHayek, Richard S. Howey

Vernon Lomax Smith (born January 1, 1927) is an American professor of economics. He worked at Chapman University's Argyros School of Business and Economics and School of Law in Orange, California. Smith shared the 2002 Nobel Prize in Economics with Daniel Kahneman.

He is the founder and president of the International Foundation for Research in Experimental Economics, a Member of the Board of Advisors for The Independent Institute, and a Senior Fellow at the Cato Institute in Washington D.C..

In 2004 Smith was honored with an honorary doctoral degree[2] at Universidad Francisco Marroquín, the institution that named the Vernon Smith Center for Experimental Economics Research after him.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Vernon L. Smith – Autobiography". Archived from the original on May 27, 2018. Retrieved 2008-04-25.
  2. "Honorary Doctoral Degrees at Universidad Francisco Marroquín". Archived from the original on 2011-05-01. Retrieved 2016-03-07.
  3. "El Centro Vernon Smith de Economía Experimental". Universidad Francisco Marroquín. Archived from the original on 2012-05-20. Retrieved 2012-06-25.