1 CURRICULUM VITAE JOHN S. LYONS Department of Economics Miami University Oxford, Ohio USA (513) North University Avenue Oxford, Ohio USA Fields of Teaching and Research Economic History of Britain, Europe, and the United States Comparative Economic Systems Principles of Economics History and Theory of Technological Change Education Ph. D. (Economics), University of California, Berkeley, 1977 A. B. (Physics), Harvard University, 1966 Professional Employment Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, USA: Department of Economics, Assistant Professor 1985 present Undergraduate Teaching: Principles of Economics; Comparative Economic Systems; European Economic History; Intermediate Microeconomics; Honors Program Advanced Seminar; Productivity and Growth Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada: Department of Economics, Visiting Associate Professor, Winter Term, 1991 Undergraduate Teaching: Comparative Economic Systems; Honours Seminar in Economic History Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA: Department of Economics, Visiting Associate Professor, Spring Quarter 1984 Undergraduate Teaching: Principles of Macroeconomics; Economic History of Industrialization University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland: Department of Economic and Social History, Lecturer, Undergraduate Teaching: British Economic History since 1500; British Social History since 1700 University of Essex, Colchester, England: Department of Economics, Lecturer, Undergraduate Teaching: Economic Theory and Policy; Economic History of Britain and France, ; British Economic History, ; Comparative Economic Systems; Supervision of Third-Year Honours Projects May 2010
2 Curriculum Vitae John S. Lyons page 2 Professional Employment (continued) The American University, Washington, D. C., USA: Department of Economics, Assistant Professor, ; Instructor, Undergraduate Teaching: Introductory Economics; Intermediate Microeconomics; European Economic History; Introduction to Econometrics; Junior Senior Seminar Graduate Teaching: European Economic History; Seminar in Economic History University of Exeter, Exeter, England: Department of Economic History, Tutor, Undergraduate Teaching: Economic History of the United States; Introduction to Quantitative Methods in Economic History Other Experience Cooperative Aide, Ministry of Lands and Settlement, Government of Kenya, as a Volunteer in the Kenya Land Settlement Program II, US Peace Corps, Research and Publications Books Reflections on the Cliometrics Revolution: Conversations with Economic Historians. London & New York: Routledge, Routledge Explorations in Economic History 38. Co-editor, with Louis P. Cain and Samuel H. Williamson. Scholarly Articles The English cotton spinning industry, , as revealed in the columns of the London Gazette, with Peter M. Solar. Forthcoming in Business History, May 2009 version on Munich Personal Research Archive < Family Response to Economic Decline: Handloom Weavers in Early Nineteenth-Century Lancashire, Research in Economic History 12 (1989), Powerloom Profitability and Steam Power Costs: Britain in the 1830s, Explorations in Economic History 24:2 (1987), Vertical Integration in the British Cotton Industry, : A Revision, Journal of Economic History 45:2 (1985), Eighteenth-Century British Trade: Homespun or Empire-Made?, Explorations in Economic History 20:2 (1983), , with T. J. Hatton and S. E. Satchell. Competitiveness or Complementarity in the Survival of Proto-Industry?, Reports, Section A-2, Proto-Industrialization: Theory and Reality, Eighth International Conference of Economic History, Budapest, The Lancashire Cotton Industry and the Introduction of the Powerloom, , Journal of Economic History 38:1 (1978), (dissertation summary).
3 Curriculum Vitae John S. Lyons page 3 Research and Publications (continued) Scholarly Article (on-line) Cliometrics, with Louis P. Cain and Samuel H. Williamson, a revised and condensed version of the editors introduction to Reflections on the Cliometrics Revolution, invited contribution to the The EH.Net Encyclopedia of Economic and Business History; published August 2009 as < Review Essays The Audacity of Clark: A Review Essay of Gregory Clark, A Farewell to Alms. A Brief Economic History of the World (Princeton, 2007). Published on-line 9th June 1020 < Forthcoming in print 2010 in The Journal of Socio-Economics. The Fibre that Changed the World: A Retrospective. [Review essay on The Fibre that Changed the World: the cotton industry in international perspective, s, edited by Douglas A. Farnie and David J. Jeremy. (Oxford, 2004).] In progress; forthcoming 2010 on EH.Net Reviews <EH.Net>. Book Chapter Introduction: Economic History and Cliometrics. In Reflections on the Cliometrics Revolution, pp Co-author, with Louis P. Cain and Samuel H. Williamson. Conference paper (current) Theory and fact in the practice of economic history since the Cliometrics Revolution, presented at annual conference of the Economic History Society, University of Durham, March 27 29, 2010; revised version in progress, to be presented at conference on The History of Economic History, University of Manchester, England, January Interviews An Interview with Lance Davis, Newsletter of the Cliometric Society 5:2 (February 1990), pp [Republished in Part IV of Reflections..., pp ] Co-interviewer, with Samuel H. Williamson. An Interview with Robert Fogel, Newsletter of the Cliometric Society 5:3 (July1990), pp. 3 8, [Republished in Part VI of Reflections..., pp ] Co-interviewer, with Samuel H. Williamson. An Interview with Douglass North, Newsletter of the Cliometric Society 8:3 (October 1993), pp. 7 12, [Republished in Part III of Reflections..., pp ] Co-interviewer, with Gary D. Libecap and Samuel H. Williamson. An Interview with Samuel H. Williamson, Newsletter of the Cliometric Society 15:3 (Fall 2000), pp Co-interviewer, with Lee Craig and Michael Haupert. News article Two Cliometricians win Economics Nobel, Newsletter of the Cliometric Society 8:3 (October 1993), pp. 1, 16.
4 Curriculum Vitae John S. Lyons page 4 Research and Publications (continued) Conference Reports The Serious Side: The Papers of the Second World Congress [of Cliometrics], The Newsletter of the Cliometric Society 4:3 (July 1989), 2 4, Report on the 39th Annual Cliometrics Conference, The Newsletter of the Cliometric Society 14:2 (July 1999), 1, 15 17, Research Project in Progress Lancashire and the rest: Spatial dispersion and concentration in European cotton spinning, , with Peter M. Solar, Vesalius College, Vrije Universiteit Brussel A project to examine spatial, temporal and scale elements of the growth of factory-based cotton spinning in Western Europe, concentrating on England, Ireland, Belgium and France; current work is on the cotton industry in England and Wales [ongoing] Working Papers Migration and Occupational Mobility in Lancashire in the 1840s [March 1993] Technological Dualism, Rivalry and Complementarity: Handicrafts in the Transition to Modern Industry [July 1992] The Lancashire Textile Factory Sector and Occupational Mobility in the 1840s [June 1990; revised October 1991] Technical Progress in Powerloom Weaving: Lancashire Cottons, [October 1987] Migration and Occupational Change in Lancashire, [September 1987] English Handloom Weavers and the Labor Market, [October 1984] Book Reviews [see Addendum, p. 6] Journal of Economic History, 1979, 1986, 1987, 1990 Business History, 1984, 1999 Journal of Interdisciplinary History, 1992 Journal of Economic Literature, 1993 Conference Presentations Economic History Society, 2009, 2010 Conference on the Use of Census Manuscript Information in Historical Research, 1993 Tenth International Congress of Economic History, 1990 Society for the History of Technology, annual meetings, 1987 Economic History Association, annual meetings, 1977, 1984, 1987 Social Science History Association meetings, 1984 SSRC (UK) Quantitative Economic History Workshop, 1981 First Annual Conference of Europeanists, 1979
5 Curriculum Vitae John S. Lyons page 5 Grants Miami University, Faculty Summer Research Professorship, 1990 School of Business Administration, Miami University, Raymond E. Glos Summer Research Professorship, 1989 Economic History Association, Arthur H. Cole Grant in Aid, 1983 The American University, Faculty Summer Research Grant, 1979 Other Professional Activities Associate Book Review Editor, Europe, 2003 present, EH.Net Book Reviews < Managing Editor, , Associate Editor, , The Newsletter of the Cliometric Society [Acting Editor, ; advisor, ] Referee: Economic History Review, 2001, 2002 Explorations in Economic History, 1978, 1989, 1990 Historical Methods, 2004 Journal of Economic History, 1988, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1997 HarperCollins College Publishing, 1995 Indiana University Press, 1989 South Western Publishing Co., 1994 Assessor: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, 1997, 1997 Speaker: Economic History Society Warwick 2009: at session honouring the late Douglas Farnie Session Chair: Economic History Society Nottingham 2008: Session on The Industrial Revolution Warwick 2009: Session on Inequality Durham, 2010: New Researchers Session on Labour and Education; Session on European Growth before 1850 Session Organizer & Chair: Social Science History Association meetings Baltimore 1993, The Biological Standard of Living [also co-discussant] Atlanta 1994, Perspectives on the Historical Heights, Health, and Living Standards Enterprise Discussant: Social Science History Association meetings, 1990 Economic History Association meetings, 1991, 1992 Memberships American Economic Association Association Française de Cliométrie Business History Conference (US) The Cliometric Society Economic History Association (US) Economic History Society (UK) Economic History Society of Australia and New Zealand European Historical Economics Society Society for the History of Technology
6 Curriculum Vitae John S. Lyons page 6 ADDENDUM Book Reviews D. A. Farnie, The English Cotton Industry and the World Market, , Oxford University Press, 1978, in Journal of Economic History 39:4 (December 1979), Jonathan Prude, The Coming of Industrial Order: Town and Factory Life in Rural Massachusetts, , Cambridge University Press, 1983, in Business History 26:4 (November 1984), Anthony Howe, The Cotton Masters, , Oxford University Press, 1984, in Journal of Economic History 46:4 (December 1986), François Crouzet, The First Industrialists: The Problem of Origins, Cambridge University Press, 1985, in Journal of Economic History 47:3 (September 1987), John T. Swain, Industry before the Industrial Revolution: North-east Lancashire, c , Manchester University Press, 1987, in Journal of Economic History 50:1 (March 1990), Kristine Bruland, British Technology and European Industrialization: The Norwegian Textile Industry in the Mid-Nineteenth Century, Cambridge University Press, 1989, in Journal of Interdisciplinary History 23:1 (Summer 1992), Richard Sylla and Gianni Toniolo, eds. Patterns of European Industrialization: The Nineteenth Century, London and New York: Routledge, 1991, in Journal of Economic Literature 31:2 (June 1993), John Komlos and Scott Eddie (eds.), Selected Cliometric Studies on German Economic History. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 1997, in Business History 41:2 (April 1999),