Vernon L. SmithVernon L. Smith
is professor of economics
at George Mason University
, a research scholar in the Interdisciplinary Center for Economic Science, and a Fellow of the Mercatus Center all in Arlington, Virginia
. He received his bachelor's degree in electrical engineering
, and his Ph.D. in economics from Harvard
. He has authored or co-authored over 200 articles and books on capital theory, finance
, natural resource economics and experimental economics.
Smith received the Bank of Sweden Prize in Economics Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel in 2002.