In this video interview, George Mason University economics professor Tyler Cowen, this year's winner of the Award for Scholarship, talks about the things he's passionate about: teaching, writing, blogging and more.
Economics professor Tyler Cowen is the 2009 recipient of the Award for Scholarship. He will be recognized at the Celebration of Scholarship on October 2 along with Professor Jagadish Shukla, the recipient of the College of Science Award for Scholarship. This year's recipients are featured in a slide-show.
Dr. Vernon Smith Awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics
Along with Dr. Daniel Kahneman, Dr. Smith was given this award "for having established laboratory experiments as a tool in empirical economic analysis, especially in the study of alternative market mechanisms." To hear Dr. Smith's Nobel Prize lecture and other resources please visit the Nobel e-Museum's website.