Vincent H. Smith is a professor of economics in the Department of Agricultural Economics and economist at Montana State University. Also, he is a co-director of the MSU Initiative for Regulation and Applied Economic Analysis.
Dr. Smith’s current research program examines agricultural trade and domestic policy issues, focusing on agricultural insurance, agricultural science policy, domestic and world commodity markets, risk management, and agricultural trade policy. He has authored nine books and monographs and published over 100 articles on agricultural and other policy and economic issues. His work has been recognized nationally through multiple national awards for outstanding research programs. In 2008, he became a Distinguished Scholar of the Western Agricultural Economics Association.
Vince holds a B.A. and M.A. degrees in economics from the University of Manchester and a Ph.D. from North Carolina State University.