Peter Temin is an economist and economic historian, currently Gray Professor Emeritus of Economics, MIT and former head of the Economics Department. His most recent book is The Vanishing Middle Class.
Books by Peter Temin
“Temin and Wigmore show that going off the gold standard was a very powerful signal that US monetary policy was going to be more expansionary.” Read more...
The best books on Learning from the Great Depression
Christina Romer, Economist
Interviews with Peter Temin
Peter Temin on An Economic Historian’s Favourite Books
Distinguished economic historian, Peter Temin, talks us through some of his favourite books. His own latest book, The Vanishing Middle Class, charts America’s regression towards a pre-industrial society: with many poor, a few rich, and not much in between.
Interviews where books by Peter Temin were recommended
The best books on Learning from the Great Depression, recommended by Christina Romer
The former chair of President Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers says we’ve learned that terrible downturns can still occur, but also that the right policy response can make a huge difference to the outcome