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Inside the Business Enterprise: Historical Perspectives on the Use of Information

Peter Temin, editor

Conference held October 26-27, 1990
Published in January 1991 by University of Chicago Press
© 1991 by the National Bureau of Economic Research

NBER Program(s):CF, DAE, IO

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260 pp. pages
ISBN: 0-226-79202-1

Table of Contents

Front matter: (p. -9 - 0) (bibliographic info) (download)
Introduction: Peter Temin (p. 1 - 6) (bibliographic info) (download)
1. Business History and Recent Economic Theory: Imperfect Information, Incentives, and the Internal Organization of Firms: Daniel Raff, Peter Temin (p. 7 - 40) (bibliographic info) (download)
2. Managing by Remote Control: Recent Management Accounting Practice in Historical Perspective: H. Thomas Johnson (p. 41 - 70) (bibliographic info) (download)
3. The Use of Cost Measures: The Dow Chemical Company, 1890-1914: Margaret Levenstein (p. 71 - 116) (bibliographic info) (download)
4. Investing in Information: Supply and Demand Forces in the Use of Information in American Firms, 1850-1920: JoAnne Yates (p. 117 - 160) (bibliographic info) (download)
5. Information Problems and Banks' Specialization in Short-Term Commercial Lending: New England in the Nineteenth Century: Naomi R. Lamoreaux (p. 161 - 204) (bibliographic info) (download)
6. Did J. P. Morgan's Men Add Value? An Economist's Perspective on Financial Capitalism: J. Bradford DeLong (p. 205 - 250) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
Contributors: (p. 251 - 252) (bibliographic info) (download)
Name Index: (p. 253 - 256) (bibliographic info) (download)
Subject Index: (p. 257 - 260) (bibliographic info) (download)
 
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