I am an Assistant Professor of Economics and Finance at St. John's University, Queens NY. The major theme of my research is the overlapping relationships between people, the economy, and the environment. An econometrician by training, I use both quantitative and qualitative methods in my work. I am interested in questions related to:
While my research is grounded in a disciplinary perspective thanks to my graduate training in economics, both the methods and substance of my work are shaped by insights from relevant social theory and economic inquiry outside the mainstream.
Munro, Kirstin (2019). 'Social Reproduction Theory', Social Reproduction, and Household Production. Science & Society, 83(4): in press.
Munro, Kirstin (2018). Unwaged Work and the Production of Sustainability in Eco-Conscious Households. Review of Radical Political Economics, 50(4):675- 682.
Munro, Kirstin & George Tolley (2018). Property Values and Tax Rates near Spent Nuclear Fuel Storage. Energy Policy, 123: 433-442.
Munro, Kirstin & Chris O'Kane (2017). Autonomy and Creativity in the Artisan Economy and the New Spirit of Capitalism. Review of Radical Political Economics, 49(4): 582-590.
Munro, Kirstin (2017). Hegemonic stories in environmental advocacy testimonials. Energy Research & Social Science, 31: 233-239.