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Bart Wilson, CEPA Public Lecture

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Bart Wilson, Donald P. Kennedy Professor of Economics and Law, Chapman University


Uptown Campus
Lavin-Bernick Center
Stibbs Room

Event Details

Open to the public

Event Type: Ethics and Public Affairs Lectures

Sponsored By: Murphy Institute , Center for Ethics and Public Affairs

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Bart Wilson is the Donald P. Kennedy Endowed Chair in Economics and Law and Director of the Smith Institute for Political Economy and Philosophy at Chapman University. Professor Wilson's research uses experimental economics to explore the foundations of exchange and specialization and the origins of property. Another of his research programs compares decision making in humans, apes, and monkeys. Professor Wilson is the author (with Vernon Smith) of Humanomics: Moral Sentiments and the Wealth of Nations for the Twenty-First Century (Cambridge UP, 2019). He has published papers in a wide variety of journals across disciplines, including Social Philosophy and Policy, American Economic Review, Review of Behavioral Economics, and Evolutionary Psychology. His research has been supported with grants from the National Science Foundation and the Federal Trade Commission. Professor Wilson received his PhD in Economics from the University of Arizona in 1997.

The Murphy Institute

Established in memory of Charles H. Murphy, Sr. (1870-1954), and inspired by the vision of Charles H. Murphy, Jr. (1920-2002), The Murphy Institute exists to help Tulane faculty and students understand economic, moral, and political problems we all face and think about. More important, it exists to help us understand how these problems have come to be so closely interconnected.