Andrew Smyth

Andrew  Smyth
Andrew SmythMarquette University

Straz Hall, 577

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
(414) 288-8043Personal Website

Assistant Professor of Economics

Dr. Smyth joined the faculty at Marquette in 2016 after spending two years as a postdoctoral fellow at the Economic Science Institute of Chapman University in Orange, California. His research interests are in the field of industrial organization, particularly the economics of innovation and technological change. He frequently employs experimental economic methods in his research. Dr. Smyth's research has been published in The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, the Review of Industrial Organization, and The Economic History Review.


  • Ph.D., Economics, Florida State University, 2014
  • M.S., Economics, Florida State University, 2011
  • B.S., Economics, George Mason University, 2009

Research Interests

Industrial organization, experimental economics

Selected Publications

“Shakeout in the early commercial airframe industry," with Taylor Jaworski, The Economic History Review, forthcoming.

“Competition, cost innovation, and x-inefficiency in experimental markets,” Review of Industrial Organization 48, no. 3 (2016).

“The ecological and civil mainsprings of property: an experimental economic history of whalers’ rules of capture,” with Bart J. Wilson, Taylor Jaworski, and Karl Schurter. The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization 28, no. 4 (2012).