Highlighted Articles:
Stan Smith is the author and co-author of many articles and two books. His articles have appeared in numerous legal and economic publications. A selected article list follows:

  • Author, “Historical Returns on Investment Instruments,” Handbook of Modern Finance 1985, with Roger Ibbotson and Larry Siegel; Dennis Logue, ed., Warren, Gorham & Lamont, New York.
  • Author, “Hedonic Damages” Illinois Tort Report, June, 1988. Download PDF
  • Author, “Hedonic Damages in the Courtroom Setting A Bridge Over Troubled Waters,” Journal of Forensic Economics, 3(3), 1990, pp. 41-49. Download PDF
  • Author, “Hedonic Damages: Assessing the Loss of Enjoyment of Life,” California State Bar Bulletin, Vol. 1, No. 8, June 1991. Download PDF
  • Author, “Evaluating the Loss of Enjoyment of Life - Hedonic Damages,” in Charles N. Simkins, ed., Analysis, Understanding and Presentation of Cases Involving Traumatic Brain Injury,National Head Injury Foundation, Wash., DC, 1993. Download PDF
  • Author, 3-Part Series, “Two Plus Two Equals -- What?” October, 1994, p. 21; “Detecting Bias in Economics,” November, 1994, pp. 14 & 21; “Striving for Economic Fairness,” December, 1994, pp. 24-25, California Bar Journal, The Experts. Download PDF
  • Author, “Pseudo-Economists - The New Junk Scientists,” Federation of Insurance & Corporate Counsel Quarterly, Vol. 47, No. 1, Fall 1996, pp. 95-105. Download PDF
  • Author, “Measuring The Loss of Enjoyment of Life in Personal Injury Cases in Washington - Hedonic Damages,” Trial News, Vol. 32, Number 5, January 1997, pp. 29-30, Washington State Trial Lawyers Association. Download PDF
  • Author, “The Value of Life to Close Family Members: Calculating the Loss of Society and Companionship,” American Rehabilitation Economics Association 1997 Monograph, pp. 10-16. Download PDF
  • Author, “Why Juries Can Be Trusted,” Voir Dire, Vol. 5, Issue 3, Summer 1998, pp. 19-21 & 25, American Board of Trial Advocates. Download PDF

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