Scholarly Comments on Academic Economics

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Vernon L. Smith

The bio below comes from a published article and may now be dated.

Vernon L. Smith

Vernon L. Smith is George L. Argyros Chair in Finance and Economics at Chapman University and President, Interna­tional Foundation for Research in Experimental Economics. Purdue University awarded him an Honorary Doctor of Man­agement degree in 1989. Dr. Smith was elected member, Na­tional Academy of Science, 1995, received Cal Tech’s Distin­guished Alumni Award in 1996, and was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics in 2002. He was named Kansan of the year (Topeka Gazette) in 2002, and published Discovery – A Memoir in 2008. He received a Distinguished Alumni award from the University of Kansas in 2011, and in 2014 an Honorary Doctor of Science degree. His email address is vsmith@​chapman.edu.