Kenneth Small, professor emeritus of economics at UC Irvine, is the subject of a special issue of the Journal of Urban Economics, which published a selection of essays in his honor. Small was named a fellow of the Regional Science Association International in 2006 and was recently recognized as the 2007 UC Irvine Lauds & Laurels Faculty Achievement honoree. He is best known for his work on how charging drivers a toll can reduce congested highways.