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Conference in Honour of Vernon L Smith


Vernon at Lecture Stand 714 x 335 pixels Jesal Image


The School of Economics and Nottingham Business School, in collaboration with the Centre for Decision Research and Experimental Economics (CeDEx), were delighted to host a visit by nobel prize winner, Professor Vernon L Smith, Professor of Economics and Law. 

Professor Smith was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences in 2002 for his ground-breaking work in experimental economics and has authored or co-authored more than 300 articles and books on capital theory, finance, natural resource economics and experimental economics.

The visit consisted of a workshop in honour of Professor Smith, which featured presentations by Robert Sugden, University of East Anglia, Nick Chater, University of Warwick and Harro Maas, University of Lausanne.  This was followed by a public lecture by Vernon entitled, 'Experiments and The Theory of Moral Sentiments: Predicting How and Why Strictly Self-Interested Actors Play Trust and Ultimatum Games’.

Vernon Group 714 x 335 pixels Roberto

See the original announcement below for links to the workshop programme and information about Vernon's talk. 
With thanks to Jesal Sheth and Roberto Hernan-Gonzalez for the images.


Text of the original announcement

The Centre for Decision Research and Experimental Economics is delighted to announce a visit by Professor Vernon L Smith, Professor of Economics and Law, George L. Argyros Endowed Chair in Finance and Economics.

Professor Vernon L. Smith was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences in 2002 for his ground-breaking work in experimental economics.  He has authored or co-authored more than 300 articles and books on capital theory, finance, natural resource economics and experimental economics.

He will be visiting the School of Economics on Wednesday 6 December 2017.  The day’s activities will consist of:

  • a morning workshop (programme available)
  • the CeDEx Seminar by Michele Bernasconi (Ca' Foscari University of Venice) at 2pm in A40 Sir Clive Granger Building
  • a talk by Professor Vernon Smith at 3.30pm in A48 Sir Clive Granger Building (open to all subject to availability on a first come-first served basis).

To register your interest in attending the workshop please email the CeDEx Administrator no later than 26 November.  Spaces are limited and we will let you know the following week if we’re able to offer you a place.

We would like to thank the School of Economics, the Nottingham University Business School and the ESRC Network for Integrated Behavioural Science for supporting CeDEx with this event.

Posted on Monday 20th November 2017

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