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Andrew Smyth, Ph.D.

Andrew Smyth

Assistant Professor
Department of Economics
Mail Stop: 1620
Office: MBEB 3239

Andrew Smyth joined the Department of Economics at Boise State in 2023. His research interests lie in the fields of industrial organization and behavioral economics, and he is particularly interested in the economics of innovation. Before moving to Boise State, he taught at Marquette University, was a postdoc at the Economic Science Institute of Chapman University, and received his doctorate from Florida State University.


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

Teaching areas

  • Microeconomics
  • Mathematical Economics
  • Industrial Organization

Areas of expertise

  • Economics of Innovation
  • Industrial Organization
  • Behavioral Economics
  • Experimental Economics

Featured publications

Smyth, Andrew, and Cortney Rodet. “Cooperation in indefinite games: Evidence from red queen games.” Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 208 (2023).

Brookins, Philip, Dmitry Ryvkin, and Andrew Smyth. “Indefinitely repeated contests: An experimental study.” Experimental Economics 24, no. 4 (2021).

Smyth, Andrew, and Bart Wilson. “No mere tautology: the division of labour is limited by the division of labour.” Oxford Economic Papers 73, no. 1 (2021).