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Inside Business Enterprise : Historical Perspectives on the Use of Information

Inside Business Enterprise : Historical Perspectives on the Use of Information - 91 edition

Inside Business Enterprise : Historical Perspectives on the Use of Information - 91 edition

ISBN13: 9780226792040

ISBN10: 0226792048

Inside Business Enterprise : Historical Perspectives on the Use of Information by Peter  Ed. Temin - ISBN 9780226792040
Edition: 91
Copyright: 1991
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
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Inside Business Enterprise : Historical Perspectives on the Use of Information by Peter  Ed. Temin - ISBN 9780226792040

ISBN13: 9780226792040

ISBN10: 0226792048

Edition: 91

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Summary

Introduction by Peter Temin 1. Business History and Recent Economic Theory: Imperfect Information, Incentives, and the Internal Organization of Firms Daniel M. G. Raff and Peter Temin Comment: David A. Hounshell 2. Managing by Remote Control: Recent Management Accounting Practice in Historical Perspective H. Thomas Johnson Comment: Peter Tufano 3. The Use of Cost Measures: The Dow Chemical Company, 1890-1914 Margaret Levenstein Comment: Barry Supple 4. Investing the Information: Supply and Demand Forces in the Use of Information in American Firms, 1850-1920 JoAnne Yates Comment: Bengt R. Holmstrom 5. Information Problems and Banks' Specialization in Short-Term Commercial Lending: New England in the Nineteenth Century Naomi R. Lamoreaux Comment: Charles W. Calomiris 6. Did J. P. Morgan's Men Add Value? An Economist's Perspective on Financial Capitalism J. Bradford De Long Comment: Charles F. Sabel Contributors Name Index Subject Index