Dr. Johnathan G. Munn

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Dr. Johnathan G. Munn

Associate Dean of School of Business
Associate Professor of Economics
Henry Booker Sparrow Chair of Economics & Economics Forecasting

Office: FH 263-B1
Phone: 843-661-1496


Ph.D., University of South Carolina
B.S., Clemson University

Areas of Expertise

Regional and Urban Economics
The Economics of Innovation
Health Economics


Dr. Johnathan Munn joined the Francis Marion faculty in 2008.  He teaches Principles of Macroeconomics, Principles of Microeconomics, International Economics, and Intermediate Microeconomics.  His research interests include regional economic growth and the spatial distribution of innovation. Dr. Munn is the 2008 recipient of the Barry M. Moriarty Graduate Student Award, which is presented by the Southern Regional Science Association to the best paper in the area of Regional Science. Prior to entering academia, Dr. Munn worked in the private sector at one of the nation’s largest commercial banks.



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