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The Roman market economy

Author: Peter Temin
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 2013.
Series: Princeton economic history of the Western world.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The quality of life for ordinary Roman citizens at the height of the Roman Empire probably was better than that of any other large group of people living before the Industrial Revolution. The Roman Market Economy uses the tools of modern economics to show how trade, markets, and the Pax Romana were critical to ancient Rome's prosperity. Peter Temin, one of the world's foremost economic historians, argues that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Livres électroniques
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Temin, Peter.
Roman market economy.
Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 2013
(DLC) 2012012347
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Temin
ISBN: 9781400845422 1400845424 069114768X 9780691147680
OCLC Number: 908734672
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 6 mai 2015).
TRAITEMENT SOMMAIRE.
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (xii, 299 p.).
Contents: Preface and acknowledgments --
Economics and ancient history --
Prices --
Introduction: data and hypothesis tests --
Wheat prices and trade in the early Roman empire --
Price behavior in Hellenistic Babylon --
Price behavior in the Roman empire --
Markets in the Roman empire --
Introduction: Roman microeconomics --
The grain trade --
The labor market --
Land ownership --
Financial intermediation --
The Roman economy --
Introduction: Roman macroeconomics --
Growth theory for ancient economies --
Economic growth in a Malthusian empire --
Appendix to chapter 10 --
Per capita GDP in the early Roman empire --
References --
Index.
Series Title: Princeton economic history of the Western world.
Responsibility: Peter Temin.

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"The quality of life for ordinary Roman citizens at the height of the Roman Empire probably was better than that of any other large group of people living before the Industrial Revolution. The Roman Market Economy uses the tools of modern economics to show how trade, markets, and the Pax Romana were critical to ancient Rome's prosperity. Peter Temin, one of the world's foremost economic historians, argues that markets dominated the Roman economy. He traces how the Pax Romana encouraged trade around the Mediterranean, and how Roman law promoted commerce and banking. Temin shows that a reasonably vibrant market for wheat extended throughout the empire, and suggests that the Antonine Plague may have been responsible for turning the stable prices of the early empire into the persistent inflation of the late. He vividly describes how various markets operated in Roman times, from commodities and slaves to the buying and selling of land. Applying modern methods for evaluating economic growth to data culled from historical sources, Temin argues that Roman Italy in the second century was as prosperous as the Dutch Republic in its golden age of the seventeenth century. The Roman Market Economy reveals how economics can help us understand how the Roman Empire could have ruled seventy million people and endured for centuries."--Résumé de l'éditeur.

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