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Temin, Peter

Works: 214 works in 812 publications in 3 languages and 20,532 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference papers and proceedings  Handbooks and manuals  Economic history 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Contributor, Honoree
Classifications: HB171.5, 330
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Most widely held works about Peter Temin
Most widely held works by Peter Temin
Learning by doing in markets, firms, and countries by Naomi R Lamoreaux( )

17 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 1,945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing out the underlying economics in business history, this text focuses on learning processes and the development of competitively valuable asymmetries. The essays show that organizations, like people, learn that this process can be organized more or less effectively, which can have major implications for how competition works
Lessons from the Great Depression by Peter Temin( Book )

43 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 1,837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tomando como ejemplo los casos de EE. UU., Alemania, Inglaterra y Francia, se ofrece una visión integrada de la Depresión en sus distintas fases y se resalta su carácter internacional
The Roman market economy by Peter Temin( )

23 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in English and held by 1,415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The quality of life for ordinary Roman citizens at the height of the Roman Empire probably was better than that of any other large group of people living before the Industrial Revolution. The Roman Market Economy uses the tools of modern economics to show how trade, markets, and the Pax Romana were critical to ancient Rome's prosperity. Peter Temin, one of the world's foremost economic historians, argues that markets dominated the Roman economy. He traces how the Pax Romana encouraged trade around the Mediterranean, and how Roman law promoted commerce and banking. Temin shows that a reasonably vibrant market for wheat extended throughout the empire, and suggests that the Antonine Plague may have been responsible for turning the stable prices of the early empire into the persistent inflation of the late. He vividly describes how various markets operated in Roman times, from commodities and slaves to the buying and selling of land. Applying modern methods for evaluating economic growth to data culled from historical sources, Temin argues that Roman Italy in the second century was as prosperous as the Dutch Republic in its golden age of the seventeenth century. The Roman Market Economy reveals how economics can help us understand how the Roman Empire could have ruled seventy million people and endured for centuries
The leaderless economy : why the world economic system fell apart and how to fix it by Peter Temin( )

14 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Leaderless Economy reveals why international financial cooperation is the only solution to today's global economic crisis. In this timely and important book, Peter Temin and David Vines argue that our current predicament is a catastrophe rivaled only by the Great Depression. Taking an in-depth look at the history of both, they explain what went wrong and why, and demonstrate why international leadership is needed to restore prosperity and prevent future crises. Temin and Vines argue that the financial collapse of the 1930s was an "end-of-regime crisis" in which the economic leader of the nineteenth century, Great Britain, found itself unable to stem international panic as countries abandoned the gold standard. They trace how John Maynard Keynes struggled for years to identify the causes of the Great Depression, and draw valuable lessons from his intellectual journey. Today we are in the midst of a similar crisis, one in which the regime that led the world economy in the twentieth century--that of the United States--is ending. Temin and Vines show how America emerged from World War II as an economic and military powerhouse, but how deregulation and a lax attitude toward international monetary flows left the nation incapable of reining in an overleveraged financial sector and powerless to contain the 2008 financial panic. Fixed exchange rates in Europe and Asia have exacerbated the problem. The Leaderless Economy provides a blueprint for how renewed international leadership can bring today's industrial nations back into financial balance--domestically and between each other
The fall of the Bell system : a study in prices and politics by Peter Temin( Book )

30 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and Japanese and held by 1,180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book traces and analyzes the events that resulted in the breakup of AT & T, the largest corporate reorganization in history. As the author demonstrates, AT & T's status eroded over many years. That process of erosion began when the FCC allowed competition into small corners of the telecommunications system, while professing support for the overall status of AT & T. But as the FCC should have foreseen, the structure of regulatory prices provided a generous price umbrella for the new entrants into telecommunications. Each time the FCC allowed more entry, both the entrants' expected profits and the demand for still more entry rose
Inside the business enterprise : historical perspectives on the use of information by Peter Temin( )

19 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 1,085 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How do business enterprises control their subunits? In what ways do existing paths of communication within a firm affect its ability to absorb new technology and techniques? How do American banks affect how companies operate? Do theoretical constructs correspond to actual behavior?. Because business enterprises are complex institutions, these questions can prove difficult to address. All too often, firms are treated as the atoms of economics, the irreducible unit of analysis. This accessible volume, suitable for course use, looks more closely at the American firm?into its internal workings and
The Jacksonian economy by Peter Temin( Book )

13 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 1,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Did monetary forces cause the Great Depression? by Peter Temin( Book )

12 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 1,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Keynes : useful economics for the world economy by Peter Temin( )

16 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 1,030 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the global economic crisis continues to cause damage, some policy makers have called for a more Keynesian approach to current economic problems. In this book, economists Peter Temin and David Vines provide an accessible introduction to Keynesian ideas that connects Keynes's insights to today's global economy and offers readers a way to understand current policy debates. They survey economic thinking before Keynes and explain how difficult it was for Keynes to escape from conventional wisdom. They set out the Keynesian analysis of a closed economy and expand the analysis to the international economy, using a few simple graphs to present Keynes's formal analyses in an accessible way. They discuss problems of today's world economy, showcasing the usefulness of a simple Keynesian approach to current economic policy choices. Keynesian ideas, they argue, can lay the basis for a return to economic growth. --
Taking your medicine : drug regulation in the United States by Peter Temin( Book )

12 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in English and held by 951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of the federal regulation of the sale and use of medicinal drugs throughout the twentieth century examines the reasons for and impact of Federal Food and Drug Administration
The vanishing middle class : prejudice and power in a dual economy by Peter Temin( Book )

11 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The United States is becoming a nation of rich and poor, with few families in the middle. In this book, MIT economist Peter Temin offers an illuminating way to look at the vanishing middle class. Temin argues that American history and politics, particularly slavery and its aftermath, play an important part in the widening gap between rich and poor. Temin employs a well-known, simple model of a dual economy to examine the dynamics of the rich/poor divide in America, and outlines ways to work toward greater equality so that America will no longer have one economy for the rich and one for the poor. Many poorer Americans live in conditions resembling those of a developing country--substandard education, dilapidated housing, and few stable employment opportunities. And although almost half of black Americans are poor, most poor people are not black. Conservative white politicians still appeal to the racism of poor white voters to get support for policies that harm low-income people as a whole, casting recipients of social programs as the Other--black, Latino, not like "us." Politicians also use mass incarceration as a tool to keep black and Latino Americans from participating fully in society. Money goes to a vast entrenched prison system rather than to education. In the dual justice system, the rich pay fines and the poor go to jail."--Publisher's description
Reasonable Rx : solving the drug price crisis by Stan N Finkelstein( Book )

9 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the problem of high drug prices by taking a close look at the science of drug development, how the drug industry operates, how new drugs are discovered, and how the government affects and controls these processes. By examining recent changes in the pharmaceutical industry in more depth, the authors explain how more radical changes can both reduce prices and improve the flow of new drugs
Economics by Paul A Samuelson( Book )

22 editions published in 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publisher's description: This book is one in a three volume general history of Mexico, comprising (I) the PreConquest period to 1521, (II) the Colonial period from 1521 to 1821, and (III) the National period from 1821-present. These books give a comprehensive narrative and analysis of Mexican history, focusing especially on political, economic, and social organization. Balancing both a 'bottom-up'(popular) and a 'top-down' (elite) perspective, they seek, where possible, to locate Mexico within broader, comparative patterns of historical change and conflict
Iron and steel in nineteenth-century America, an economic inquiry by Peter Temin( Book )

21 editions published in 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[The author's] M.I.T. doctoral dissertation ... in slightly altered form." Bibliography: p. 286-297
Engines of enterprise : an economic history of New England by Peter Temin( Book )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"New England's Economy has a history as dramatic as any in the world. From an inauspicious beginning - as immigration ground to a halt in the eighteenth century - New England went on to lead the United States in its transformation from an agrarian to an industrial economy." "Engines of Enterprise tells this dramatic story in a sequence of narrative essays written by preeminent historians and ecconomists. These essays chart the changing fortunes of entrepreneurs and venturers, businessmen and inventors, and common folk toiling in fields, in factories, and in air-conditioned offices. The authors describe how, short of staple crops, colonial New Englanders turned to the sea and built an empire; and how the region became the earliest home of the textile industry as commercial fortunes underwrote new industries in the nineteenth century. They show us the region as it grew ahead of the rest of the country and as the rest of the United States caught up. And they trace the transformation of New England's products and exports from cotton textiles and machine tools to such intangible goods as education and software. Concluding short essays also put forward surprising but persuasive arguments - for instance, that slavery, while not prominent in colonial New England, was a critical part of the economy; and that the federal government played a crucial role in the development of the region's industrial skills."--Jacket
The world economy between the world wars by C. H Feinstein( Book )

20 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The World Economy between the World Wars provides an economic history of the main events in the international economy from the outbreak of the First World War to the end of the Second World War."--Jacket
Causal factors in American economic growth in the nineteenth century by Peter Temin( Book )

17 editions published between 1975 and 1986 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grain markets in Europe, 1500-1900 : integration and deregulation by Karl Gunnar Persson( )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a modern economic and institutional history of European grain markets. This book examines the markets' early regulation, their poor performance and the frequent market failures. Using insights from development economics and econometrics, Persson also extracts general lessons from this survey of the grain trade
The European economy between the wars by C. H Feinstein( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New economic history: selected readings by Peter Temin( Book )

14 editions published in 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Lessons from the Great Depression
Lessons from the Great DepressionThe fall of the Bell system : a study in prices and politicsInside the business enterprise : historical perspectives on the use of informationThe Jacksonian economyDid monetary forces cause the Great Depression?Taking your medicine : drug regulation in the United StatesReasonable Rx : solving the drug price crisisEngines of enterprise : an economic history of New England
Alternative Names
Peter Temin 1937-

Peter Temin Amerikaans econoom

Peter Temin amerikanischer Ökonom

Peter Temin economista estadounidense

Peter Temin économiste américain

Temin, P. 1937-

Temin, Peter

פיטר טמין

פיטר טמין כלכלן והיסטוריון כלכלי יהודי אמריקאי

테민, 피터 1937-

피터 테민 1937-

テミン, P

テミン, ピーター