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Kenen, Peter B., 1932-2012
Peter Kenen papers,
Public Policy Papers
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Peter B. Kenen is a well-known economist, prolific writer, and Walker Professor of Economics and International Finance, Emeritus, at Princeton University. These records document Kenen's research and teaching work.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

These records document Kenen's research and teaching work. They include course syllabi, lecture notes, publications, and records of his work on the John F. Kennedy task force on wages.

Collection Creator Biography:

Kenen, Peter B., 1932-2012

Peter B. Kenen is Walker Professor of Economics and International Finance, Emeritus, at Princeton University. He is the author of many monographs, articles, and widely-used textbooks. He has been a consultant to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, U.S. Treasury, other U.S. government agencies, International Monetary Fund, and United Nations and a member of the Bellagio Group, the Council on Foreign Relations, and the Group of Thirty. He earned his B.A. from Columbia University and his Ph.D. from Harvard.

Collection History


Gift of Regina Kenen in May 2012. The accession number associated with this gift is ML.2012.026.


Confidential student records were removed from the collection and returned to source.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Maureen Callahan on April 30, 2013 at the time of accessioning. A collection-level description and a file-level inventory were created but no physical processing or arrangement occurred at this time.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. To cite or publish quotations that fall within Fair Use, as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission is required. For instances beyond Fair Use, any copyright vested in the donor has passed to The Trustees of Princeton University and researchers do not need to obtain permission, complete any forms, or receive a letter to move forward with use of donor-created materials within the collection. For materials in the collection not created by the donor, or where the material is not an original, the copyright is likely not held by the University. In these instances, it is the responsibility of the researcher to determine whether any permissions related to copyright, privacy, publicity, or any other rights are necessary for their intended use of the Library's materials, and to obtain all required permissions from any existing rights holders, if they have not already done so. Princeton University Library's Special Collections does not charge any permission or use fees for the publication of images of materials from our collections. The department does request that its collections be properly cited and images credited. More detailed information can be found on the Copyright, Credit and Citations Guidelines page on our website. If you have a question about who owns the copyright for an item, you may request clarification by contacting us through the Ask Us! form.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.

Credit this material:

Peter Kenen papers,; Public Policy Papers, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Storage Note:
  • Mudd Manuscript Library (scamudd): Box 1-2