Vernon L. Smith
Professor at Chapman University, he is a researcher and member of the Economic Science Institute at Chapman, a fellow of the Econometric Society, and member of editorial committees for the Cato Journal, Journal of Economic Behaviour and Organization, Economic Theory and Journal of Economic Methodology. Member of the Academic Advisory Council of the Institute of Economic Affairs (London) and the management committee of the Political Economy Research Center. In 2002 he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Economics. He deals with experimental economics, industrial economics, property rights economics and neuroeconomics. He has published articles in journals such as The Independent Review and Journal of Psychology and Financial Markets. He is co-author of the Handbook of Experimental Economics Results, North-Holland (2008) and author of La razionalità nell'economia. Fra teoria e analisi sperimentali, IBL (2010).