Vernon L. Smith
Historical Period: The 20th Century and Beyond
Vernon L. Smith is a professor of economics at Chapman University’s Argyros School of Business and Economics and School of Law in Orange, California. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences in 2002 for his groundbreaking work in experimental economics. He is also a research scholar emeritus at George Mason University Interdisciplinary Center for Economic Science, a fellow of the Mercatus Center, and a senior fellow at the Cato Institute, all in Arlington, Virginia.