Money, the Financial System, and the Economy / Edition 6

Money, the Financial System, and the Economy / Edition 6

by R. Glenn Hubbard
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0321426703

ISBN-13: 9780321426703

Pub. Date: 07/27/2007

Publisher: Addison Wesley

Hubbard demonstrates how we use economic tools to understand financial markets and institutions. In doing so, he helps students learn to interpret current events, predict future developments, and make better economic decisions. Introduction: Introducing Money and the Financial System; Money and the Payments System; Overview and the Financial

Overview

Hubbard demonstrates how we use economic tools to understand financial markets and institutions. In doing so, he helps students learn to interpret current events, predict future developments, and make better economic decisions. Introduction: Introducing Money and the Financial System; Money and the Payments System; Overview and the Financial System. Interest Rates: Interest Rates and Rates of Return; The Theory of Portfolio Allocation; Determining Market Interest Rates; Risk Structure and Term Structure of Interest Rates. Financial Markets: The Foreign Exchange Market and Exchange Rates; Derivative Securities and Derivative Markets; Information and Financial Market Efficiency; Reducing Transactions Costs and Information Costs.Financial Institutions: What Financial Institutions Do; The Business of Banking; The Banking Industry; Banking Regulation: Crisis and Response; Banking in the International Economy.The Money Supply Process and Monetary Policy: The Money Supply Process; Changes in the Monetary Base; Organization of Central Banks; Monetary Policy Tools; The Conduct of Monetary Policy; The International Financial System and Monetary Policy. The Financial System and the Macroeconomy: The Demand for Money; Linking the Financial System and the Economy: The IS-LM-FE Model; Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply; Money and Output in the Short Run; Information Problems and Channels for Monetary Policy; Inflation: Causes and Consequences. For all readers interested in money and banking.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321426703
Publisher:
Addison Wesley
Publication date:
07/27/2007
Series:
Pearson Custom Business Resources Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
768
Product dimensions:
7.93(w) x 9.98(h) x 1.54(d)

Table of Contents

I. INTRODUCTION
1. Introducing Money and the Financial System
2. Money and the Payments System
3. Overview and the Financial System

II. INTEREST RATES
4. Interest Rates and Rates of Return
5. The Theory of Portfolio Allocation
6. Determining Market Interest Rates
7. Risk Structure and Term Structure of Interest Rates

III. FINANCIAL MARKETS
8. The Foreign Exchange Market and Exchange Rates
9. Derivative Securities and Derivative Markets
10. Information and Financial Market Efficiency
11. Reducing Transactions Costs and Information Costs

IV. FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS
12. What Financial Institutions Do
13. The Business of Banking
14. The Banking Industry
15. Banking Regulation: Crisis and Response
16. Banking in the International Economy

V. THE MONEY SUPPLY PROCESS AND MONETARY POLICY
17. The Money Supply Process
18. Changes in the Monetary Base
19. Organization of Central Banks
20. Monetary Policy Tools
21. The Conduct of Monetary Policy
22. The International Financial System and Monetary Policy

VI. THE FINANCIAL SYSTEM AND THE MACROECONOMY
23. The Demand for Money
24. Linking the Financial System and the Economy: The IS-LM-FE Model
25. Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply
26. Money and Output in the Short Run
27. Information Problems and Channels for Monetary Policy
28. Inflation: Causes and Consequences

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