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Lessons from the Great Depression

The Lionel Robbins lectures for He continued his study of 19th century industrialization with Engines of Enterprise. Open Preview See a Problem?

Published October 8th by Mit Press first published December 1st Lora marked it as to-read Feb 23, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. William marked it as to-read Jan 01, United States Census of Agriculture: Throughout this informative and highly readable account, Temin searches for and identifies guidelines for the economic and political decisions to be made in rrom final decade of this century.

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This book is not yet featured on Listopia. He makes a compelling case for expansionary economic policies when many economists are all too willing to trust the magic of the marketplace. The following items were successfully added. Peter Temin also finds parallels in recent history, in the relentless deflationary course followed by the U. Depressions — — France.


Mark Koyama rated it really liked it Jul 07, Summary Grfat events of the s carry a message for the s? Abdurrahman Uygar added it Nov 10, Do events of the s carry a message for the s?

It describes the causes of the depression, why it was so widespread and prolonged, and what brought about eventual recovery. Daniel Burge marked it as to-read Sep 05, If there is one key lesson to be learned, Peter Temin points out, it is that political ideology drives economic events. Lauren rated it really liked it Feb 15, Jason Furman added it Aug 16, References to this book Saving Capitalism from the Capitalists: Btwitte rated it it was amazing Aug 05, Thanks for telling us about the problem.

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Curtis Penner rated it liked it Nov 02, This intelligent, readable, and challenging volume is accessible to undergraduate as well as graduate students. Federal Reserve Board and the British government in the early s, and in the dogged adherence by the Reagan administration to policies generated by a discredited economic theory–supply-side economics.

Chad Houghton marked it as to-read Oct 25, Gonnamakeit marked it as to-read Apr 11, Depressions — — Germany.

Mike Harmon marked it as to-read Feb 07, Sam marked it as to-read Jan 13, To ask other readers questions about Lessons from the Lessins Depressionplease sign up. RajanLuigi Zingales No preview available – Temin does a masterful job of demonstrating the destructiveness of the policies that the gold standard dictated in the British, French, German, and US economies during the Depression.

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Account Options Sign in. He considers the proper role of economic and political models and ideologies in the fashioning of economic policy, the advantages and disadvantages of international economic cooperation and long term versus short term focus in the making of economic policy Peter Temin is Professor of Economics at MIT.

Sean added dfpression Aug 25, He is the coauthor of Keynes: In making his case, Temin attempts to explain away the multitude of alternative explanations for the Depression as well as the temon studies that support each explanation.

Lessons from the Great Depression by Peter Temin

An Existentialist Diarythis book was slow and technical for a long time, but the last lecture was great for me. Only the enormous effect of the gold standard regime was capable of causing so much damage. Depressions — — United States. Library Locations and Hours.