Professor John Munro passed away on December 23, 2013. This site is maintained and kept online as an archive. For more infomation please visit the Centre for Medieval Studies
Professor (Emeritus) John H. Munro passed away December 23, 2013
Department of Economics,
University of Toronto
150 St. George Street
My Home Page: freely accessible to everybody.
the ECO 301Y course web page
Updated on: Friday, 26 July 2013:
MY PERSONAL ACADEMIC DOCUMENTS: Academic CV and Biography, Publications, Online Working Papers, Conference Papers, Online Book Reviews (EH.Net)
- Curriculum Vitae (Résumé): in PDF format.
- An academic biography: Music, The Muse (Clio), and Me
- A brief biography of John Munro (in one page): in PDF format
My Department of Economics 'Faculty Profile': with a link to my publications.
- My publications and conference papers: Bibliography only, in PDF format: extracted from my CV.
My on-line publications on the Department of Economics website. Most of my publications (from 1999) may be freely downloaded in PDF format, using the URL link 'Freely Available' (highlighted in blue).
See also this explanatory note.
- Online Publications with the Munich Personal RePEC Archive (MPRA). These online
publications are freely available as PDF files, which may be downloaded. [Note: RePEC = Research Papers in Economics]
- John Munro's Page on 'Focus on Research': posted by the University of Toronto Libraries
- My Working Papers: since 1998. In PDF and Power Point formats, which may be freely downloaded. Click on the following for a more direct link to my
- My Working Papers as
listed in Working Papers in Economics, a site operated by
Christian Zimmermann, as part of Research Papers in Economics:
- My entry for 'Working Papers' in IDEAS - REPEC: Research Papers in Economics: in PDF format, which may be freely downloaded. This is an alternative web site.
- The RePEC Access Statistics, for statistics on total 'hits' from international access to my online working paspers (and other other publications) as posted on REPEC.
- My Conference Papers in Power Point and PDF formats: available for downloading and printing.
Fields of research and teaching: in European Economic History (1200 - 1914).
- My Doctoral Dissertation: Wool, Cloth, and Gold: Bullionism in Anglo-Burgundian Commercial
Relations, 1384 - 1478. Yale University, June 1965. Completed in August 1964, but the PhD
degree was not awarded until the following June Convocation.
- Contributions to the study of European Economic History: some personal reflections on my academic research and publications, after 48 years.
- Honours and Awards: on the Department of Economics Website. Also available as a PDF file.
- My Publications in Textile History: from 1966 to 2012. Bibliography, in PDF format only.
- My Publications in Monetary and Financial History: from 1970 to 2013. Bibliography, in PDF format only.
- Money in the Pre-Industrial World: Bullion, Debasements and Coin Substitutes, edited by John Munro, Financial
History Series no. 20 (London: Pickering & Chatto Publishers, 2012)). Contributors (in order of presentation): John Munro (University of Toronto), Kenneth Harl (Tulane University), Alan Stahl (Princeton University),
Peter Spufford (Cambridge University), Herman Van der Wee (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven), Nicholas Mayhew (Oxford University), José Mateos Royo (University of Zaragosa), Renate Pieper (Karl-Franzens Universität
Graz, Austria), Arturo Giraldez (University of the Pacific, Calif.), John Deyell (Ottawa, Canada).
- See the EH.Net Review of this book, by Martin Allen (Cambridge), posted on EH.Net on 20 November 2011.
- My Research Profile on COS Expertise: Community of Service (University of Toronto)
- My academic papers: deposited in the University of Toronto Archives. When I was subjected to mandatory
retirement, in July 2003, I donated my academic papers and correspondence to the University of Toronto Archives and Record Management. This Word document provides a catalogue of those papers.
Mandatory Retirement in Canada: Debates, Questions, and some Answers.
My online book reviews published in EH.Net Book Reviews
Review of: David Hackett Fischer, The Great Wave: Price Revolutions and the Rhythm of History (Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 1996).
- posted on 23 February 1999.
Review of: Sevket Pamuk, A Monetary History of the Ottoman Empire (New York: Cambridge Univerity Press, 2000).
- posted on 31 October 2002.
Review of: Roger Schofield, Taxation Under the Early Tudors, 1485 - 1547 (Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, 2004).
- posted on 14 June 2005.
Review of: Stuart J. Borsch, The Black Death in Egypt and England: A Comparative Study (Austin: University of Texas, 2005).
- posted on 12 March 2006.
Review of: Earl J. Hamilton, American Treasure and the Price Revolution in Spain, 1501 - 1650 (Cambridge, MA: Harvard Univerity Press, 1934).
- Classic Reviews in Economic History: 'Hamilton and the Price Revolution: A Revindication of His Tarnished Reputation and of a Modified Quantity Theory'
- posted on 14 January 2007
Review of: Jim Bolton, Money in the Medieval English Economy: 973 - 1489 (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2012).
- posted on 17 June 2013.
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