Meet Nobel Prize Laureate Dr. Vernon Smith at opening ceremony of Behavioral Economics Lab

All are welcome to the opening ceremony of WSU’s Behavioral Economics Laboratory from 2:30-4 p.m. Nov. 30 in Woolsey Hall.

The guest of honor will be Dr. Vernon Smith, winner of the 2002 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for his contributions to behavioral economics and his work in the field of experimental economics. Smith is originally from Wichita.

Smith laid the foundation for the field of experimental economics. He has developed an array of experimental methods, setting standards for what constitutes a reliable laboratory experiment in economics. This event is sponsored by the Department of Economics, Department of Marketing and the Institute for the Study of Economic Growth.

Learn more about the new lab and the field of behavioral economics.

About the event:

  • Vernon Smith presentation: “Propriety, Property, and Price Discovery in Adam Smith’s Classical Economics” — 2:30-3:30 p.m. in the Woolsey Hall auditorium
  • Reception: 3:30-4 p.m. in the Woolsey Hall atrium

Pre-registration is required. Space is limited. RSVP by Nov. 24 at

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