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Temin, Peter

Works: 167 works in 622 publications in 3 languages and 16,753 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Other, Honoree
Classifications: HB3717 1929, 330.973
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Most widely held works about Peter Temin
Most widely held works by Peter Temin
The fall of the Bell system : a study in prices and politics by Peter Temin( Book )

23 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 1,195 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
Lessons from the Great Depression by Peter Temin( Book )

38 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in English and Spanish and held by 1,156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Jacksonian economy by Peter Temin( Book )

11 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 1,078 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

11 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 1,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taking your medicine : drug regulation in the United States by Peter Temin( Book )

9 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographical note: TeminPeter: Peter Temin is Elisha Gray II Professor of Economics, Emeritus Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Economics by Paul A Samuelson( Book )

24 editions published in 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Central problems of every economic society; Price functioning of a "mixed economy"; Supply and demand: the bare elements; Stock-market fluctuations; Incomes and living standards; Business organization and income; Elements of accounting; Labor and industrial relations; Economic role of government: expenditure, regulation, finance; Economic role of government: federal taxation and local finance; National income and product; The official national-income data; Determination of national income and its fluctuations; Saving, consumption, and investment; Income determination: the simple multiplier theory; Income determination: fiscal policy, inflation, and thriftiness; Business cycles and forecasting; Prices and money; The banking system and deposit creation; Federal reserve and central bank monetary policy; Synthesis of monetary analysis and income analysis; Mechanisms of menetarism and income determination; Fiscal policy and full employment without inflation; False and genuine burdens of the public debt; Determination of price by supply and demand; Cases on suplly and demand; Supply and demand as applied to agriculture; Economics of speculation, risk, and insurance; The theory of demand and utility; Geometrical analysis of consumer equilibrium; Competitive supply; Analysis of costs and long-run supply; Maximum-profit equilibrium: monopoly; Monopoly regulation and exploitation: game theory; Imperfect competition and antirust policy; Theory of production and marginal-products; Graphical depiction of production theory
Reasonable Rx : solving the drug price crisis by Stan N Finkelstein( Book )

6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 717 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
Iron and steel in nineteenth-century America, an economic inquiry by Peter Temin( Book )

17 editions published in 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The leaderless economy : why the world economic system fell apart and how to fix it by Peter Temin( Book )

11 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 520 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
Engines of enterprise : an economic history of New England by Peter Temin( Book )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 493 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
Inside the business enterprise : historical perspectives on the use of information by Peter Temin( Book )

17 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 451 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 firminto its internal workings and
Causal factors in American economic growth in the nineteenth century by Peter Temin( Book )

15 editions published between 1975 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The European economy between the wars by C. H Feinstein( Book )

16 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learning by doing in markets, firms, and countries by Naomi R Lamoreaux( Book )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 375 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
New economic history: selected readings by Peter Temin( Book )

15 editions published in 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Roman market economy by Peter Temin( Book )

14 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 276 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 world economy between the world wars by C. H Feinstein( Book )

19 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The European Economy between the Wars, (OUP, 1997) has become the definitive economic history of Europe in the inter-war period. Placing the Great Depression of 1929-33 and the associated financial crisis at the center of the narrative, the authors comprehensively examined the lead-up to and consequences of the depression and recovery. Peter Temin and Gianni Toniolo (their former co-author, Charles H. Feinstein, has died) now expand their scope to include the entire world economy, and have created a new edition: The World Economy between the Wars. New material focuses on the structure of the world economy in the 1920s, including a special focus on the United States, Japan, and Latin America. In addition, chapters that discuss the post-depression recovery now cover The New Deal and recovery in general in the United States and Japan. This new edition is a necessary update, and invaluable resource for those who desire an overview of the inter-war area beyond the usual discussion of the 1929 stock market crash.The book's broad geographic coverage, as well as its clarity and chronological execution, will appeal to students of economic history, as well as those academics in other fields whose research involves the inter-war period
Keynes : useful economics for the world economy by Peter Temin( Book )

8 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 217 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. --
Elites, minorities, and economic growth( Book )

7 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prometheus shackled : Goldsmith Banks and England's financial revolution after 1700 by Peter Temin( Book )

12 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using new archival data from goldsmith banks, Temin and Voth document how government regulation and wartime financing stifled the growth of private credit markets during the Industrial Revolution. They show how, after a turbulent start, banks adapted and found a way to grow, but how the economy at large lost out
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The fall of the Bell system : a study in prices and politics
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Peter Temin American economist

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Lessons from the Great DepressionThe 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 EnglandInside the business enterprise : historical perspectives on the use of informationThe European economy between the wars