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Nobel laureate Vernon L. Smith met with the rectors of Ukrainian universities

June 1, 2017 Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko visited the Nobel Prize in Economics (2002) Vernon Lomax Smith.

Famous scholar is the founder of experimental economics, professor of the School of Business and Economics of the George L. Arhiros at the University and Chapman Law School in Orange (California, USA), honorary member of the American Economic Association, member of the National Academy of Sciences, honorary member of the renowned scientific organizations: econometric community (EconometricSociety), American Association for the Advancement of Science (American Associationforthe Advancement of Science), American Academy of Arts and Sciences (American Academy of Artsand Sciences), winner of the Adam Smith (1995).

He was accompanied by Roman Sheremeta, Research Associate of the Economic Research Institute Chepmana University (California, USA).

The university Vernon Smith met with members of the Union of rectors of universities in Ukraine.

The meeting was attended by Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine Lily Grinevich, rectors, vice-rectors, heads of faculties, departments, research and teaching departments of leading universities Ukraine.

In the walls Shevchenko University welcomed the guests, President of the Union of rectors of higher educational institutions of Ukraine, Rector of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv Leonid Hubersky.

Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine Lilia Grinevich focused on the importance of the visit in view of the educational reform in Ukraine and quality assurance, including economic, but also for the opportunity to hear Ukrainian young scientists advanced scientific opinions and learn from experience success.

Communication Nobel Prize in Economics in 2002 Vernon Smith was present in the form of dialogue.

He talked about his life as a scholar stages of development, the nuances of secondary and higher education, public and private education in the US, answered questions from participants. Significant additions and comments on their experience during the discussion gave Roman Sheremet.

During the meeting, Vernon Smith presented the collective monograph “The Reformation: Europe’s success and a chance for Ukraine”, edited by Roman M. Sheremeta and Olga Romanenko. The paper paid much attention to the specific mechanisms of implementing the principles of the Reformation in the development of various sectors and spheres of Ukraine: political, educational, economic, legal, medical, social and others.