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Nobel winner lectures Utah State students on learning, economics

Deseret News

By Benjamin Wood

LOGAN — Education is about an attitude of lifelong learning and not just the time spent in a formal academic program, said Vernon Smith, who in 2002 was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences.

Smith, the George S. Eccles Distinguished Lecture Series speaker, said he learned far more in the four or five years after he completed his doctorate than he did in the time spent working toward his degree.

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