Peter Temin

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

Elisha Gray II Professor

50 Memorial Drive

E52-280a

Cambridge, MA 02142

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

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Inequality and Institutions in 20th Century America

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 07-17
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 07 May 2007
Frank S. Levy and Peter Temin
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Urban Studies & Planning and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Income inequality, Institutions, Treaty of Detroit, Washington Consensus

Inequality and Institutions in 20th Century America

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 27 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2021
Frank S. Levy and Peter Temin
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Urban Studies & Planning and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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The Rise and Fall of Economic History at MIT

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 13-11
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 06 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 12 Dec 2013
Peter Temin
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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economic history, MIT economics, Kindleberger, Domar, Costa, Acemoglu

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Riding the South Sea Bubble

American Economic Review, Vol. 94, No. 5, 2004
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 12 Jan 2004 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2012
Peter Temin and Hans-Joachim Voth
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society
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Bubbles, Crashes, Synchronization Risk, Predictability, Investor Sentiment, South Sea Bubble, Market Timing, Limits to Arbitrage, Efficient Market, Hypothesis

Riding the South Sea Bubble

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 26 Feb 2004
Hans-Joachim Voth and Peter Temin
University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Speculation, bubbles, investor sentiment, South Sea company

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Made in Germany: The German Currency Crisis of July, 1931

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 21 Feb 2001
Thomas Ferguson and Peter Temin
University of Massachusetts Boston - Department of Political Science and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Great Depression, Germany Currency Crisis, German banking, Germany

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A Market Economy in the Early Roman Empire

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 21 Feb 2001
Peter Temin
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Early Roman Empire, Roman economy, Market economies

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Money and Prices in the Early Roman Empire

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Apr 2005
David Kessler and Peter Temin
Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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money, monetization, international trade, regression analysis, early Roman Empire

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The Great Depression

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 08 Apr 2005 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2021
Peter Temin
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Mediterranean Trade in Biblical Times

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 11 Mar 2003
Peter Temin
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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International Trade, Heckscher-Ohlin, Biblical Era, Ancient History, Shipwrecks

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Financial Intermediation in the Early Roman Empire

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 06 Nov 2002
Peter Temin
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Roman Empire, Banking, Credit

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Statistics in Ancient History

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 13-06
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 14 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2013
Peter Temin
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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small samples, randomness, scarce data, Roman economy, ancient trade

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The Labor Supply of the Early Roman Empire

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 15 Dec 2001
Peter Temin
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Labor force, Slavery, Roman Empire

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The Gold Standard and the Great Depression

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 14 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2021
Barry Eichengreen and Peter Temin
University of California, Berkeley and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Credit Rationing and Crowding Out During the Industrial Revolution: Evidence from Hoare's Bank, 1702-1862

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 06 Feb 2004
Hans-Joachim Voth and Peter Temin
University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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credit rationing, Napoleonic wars, Industrial Revolution, technological change, crowding out

Credit Rationing and Crowding-Out During the Industrial Revolution: Evidence from Hoare's Bank, 1702-1862

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 28 Jul 2004
Hans-Joachim Voth and Peter Temin
University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Crowding-out, british industrial revolution, growth, finance, credit rationing

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Banking as an Emerging Technology: Hoare's Bank 1702-1742

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 12 Jan 2004
Hans-Joachim Voth and Peter Temin
University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Banking and credit, English Industrial Revolution, interest rate determination, credit rationing, technological change and learning

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Elites and Economic Outcomes

New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics and the Law, Forthcoming, MIT Department of Economics Working Paper, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 29 Mar 2007
Elise S. Brezis and Peter Temin
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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elite, education, economic growth, social mobility, institutions

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Currency Crises from Andrew Jackson to Angela Merkel

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 13-07
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 14 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2013
Peter Temin
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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currency crises, Swan diagram, international trade, capital flows

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The American Dual Economy: Race, Globalization, and the Politics of Exclusion

Institute for New Economic Thinking Working Paper Series No. 26
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 19 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2015
Peter Temin
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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inequality, dual economy, race, education, criminal justice, Nixon, Reagan, political economy

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Prices and Markets in Ancient Rome

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 16-02
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 08 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2016
Peter Temin
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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ancient markets, regressions, Roman markets, comparative advantage

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The Speed of the Financial Revolution: Evidence from Hoare's Bank

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 13 Apr 2004
Hans-Joachim Voth and Peter Temin
University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Financial Revolution, growth, finance, rationing, usury laws, institutional evelopment, eighteenth-century England

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The Political Economy of Mass Incarceration: An Analytical Model

Institute for New Economic Thinking Working Paper Series No. 56
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 29 Jun 2017
Peter Temin
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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mass incarceration, prisons, crime, race

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Interest Rate Restrictions in a Natural Experiment: Loan Allocation and the Change in the Usury Laws in 1714

Economic Journal, 2007
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 11 Dec 2006
Peter Temin and Hans-Joachim Voth
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society
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Credit rationing, financial repression, usury laws, natural experiment, lending decisions

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The Causes of American Business Cycles: an Essay in Economic Historiography

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 27 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2021
Peter Temin
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Using the General Equilibrium Growth Model to Study Great Depressions: A Rejoinder to Kehoe and Prescott

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 09-04
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 05 Mar 2009
Peter Temin
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Depressions, economic fluctuations, general equilibrium models

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Inclusive American Economic History: Containing Slaves, Freedmen, Jim Crow Laws, and the Great Migration

Institute for New Economic Thinking Working Paper Series No. 110
https://doi.org/10.36687/inetwp110
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 11 Feb 2020
Trevon Logan and Peter Temin
Ohio State University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Economic History, Slaves, Freedmen, Jim Crow, Great Migration

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The Antebellum Tariff on Cotton Textiles Revisited

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 26 Sep 2000
Douglas A. Irwin and Peter Temin
Dartmouth College - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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International trade, tariff, U.S. History, cotton

The Antebellum Tariff on Cotton Textiles Revisited

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 01 Aug 2000 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2021
Douglas A. Irwin and Peter Temin
Dartmouth College - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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The Great Recession and the Great Depression

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 18 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2021
Peter Temin
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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The Industrialization of New England, 1830 - 1880

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 18 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2021
Peter Temin
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Fetters of Gold and Paper

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 26 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2021
Barry Eichengreen and Peter Temin
University of California, Berkeley and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Beyond Markets and Hierarchies: Toward a New Synthesis of American Business History

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 27 Jun 2002 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2021
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Yale University, University of Pennsylvania - Management Department and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Two Views of the British Industrial Revolution

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 11 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2021
Peter Temin
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Two Views of the British Industrial Revolution

JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC HISTORY (Cambridge University Press)
Posted: 25 Oct 1996
Peter Temin
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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Number of pages: 36 Posted: 19 May 2014 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2020
Peter Temin
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Sears Roebuck in the Twentieth Century: Competition, Complementarities, and the Problem of Wasting Assets

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 12 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2021
Daniel M. G. Raff and Peter Temin
University of Pennsylvania - Management Department and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Finance in Economic Growth: Eating the Family Cow

Institute for New Economic Thinking Working Paper Series No. 86 (2018)
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 05 Mar 2019
Peter Temin
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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NIPA, BEA, finance, economics growth, human capital, social capital

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Teacher Quality and the Future of America

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 18 Apr 2002 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2021
Peter Temin
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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The Cambridge History of "Capitalism"

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 10 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2021
Peter Temin
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Comments on Paul Davidson's 'Full Employment, Open Economy Macroeconomics, and Keynes’ General Theory: Does the Swan Diagram Suffice?'

Institute for New Economic Thinking Working Paper Series No. 36
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 22 Feb 2016
Peter Temin and David Vines
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Oxford - Balliol College - Department of Economics
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Swan Diagram, balance of payments, fiscal policy, neoclassical Synthesis Keynesianism, Post Keynesianism.

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Never Together: Black and White People in the Postwar Economic Era

Institute for New Economic Thinking Working Paper Series No. 128
https://doi.org/10.36687/inetwp128
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 13 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2020
Peter Temin
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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African Americans, Negroes, slavery, Jim Crow, Great Migration, World War II, Supreme Court

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The American Business Elite in Historical Perspective

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 29 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2021
Peter Temin
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Mass Incarceration Retards Racial Integration

Institute for New Economic Thinking Working Paper Series No. 155
https://doi.org/10.36687/inetwp155
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 10 May 2021
Peter Temin
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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mass incarceration, War on Drugs, racism, neighborhood effects, Head Start

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The Stability of the American Business Elite

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2021
Peter Temin
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Financial Repression in a Natural Experiment: Loan Allocation and the Change in the Usury Laws in 1714

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 28 Jul 2004
Hans-Joachim Voth and Peter Temin
University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Economic development, banking, financial repression, usury laws, credit rationing, natural experiments, lending decisions

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The Organization of the Grain Trade in the Early Roman Empire

Economic History Review, Vol. 60, No. 2, pp. 313-332, May 2007
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 11 Apr 2007
David Kessler and Peter Temin
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Private Borrowing during the Financial Revolution: Hoare's Bank and its Customers, 1702-24

The Economic History Review, Vol. 61, No. 3, pp. 541-564, August 2008
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 14 Jul 2008
Peter Temin and Hans-Joachim Voth
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society
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