Notable for his work in the field of microeconomics, this American scholar taught at Florida State University and edited a multi-volume academic publication titled Research in Experimental Economics.
He received his bachelor's degree from Georgetown University and his master's degree and doctorate from the California Institute of Technology.
He co-wrote a 1989 work titled The Allocation of Scarce Resources: Experimental Economics and the Problem of Allocating Airport Slots.
He spent his early days in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
He is a contemporary of fellow microeconomist and Nobel Prize winner James Heckman.