The Economics of Foreign Exchange and Global Finance / Edition 2by Peijie Wang
Pub. Date: 03/18/2010
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
The book is designed to integrate the theory of foreign exchange rate determi- tion and the practice of global finance in a single volume, which demonstrates how theory guides practice, and practice motivates theory, in this important area of scholarly work and commercial operation in an era when the global market has become increasingly integrated. The book presents all major subjects in international monetary theory, foreign exchange markets, international financial management and investment analysis. The book is relevant to real world problems in the sense that it provides guidance on how to solve policy issues as well as practical management tasks. This in turn helps the reader to gain an understanding of the theory and refines the framework. This new edition of the book incorporates two new chapters, together with - dating most chapters in the first edition, integrating new materials, data, and/or the recent developments in the areas. A new chapter on the portfolio balance approach to exchange rate determination is included, in addition to the major models - cluded in the first edition: the Mundell-Fleming model, the flexible price monetary model, the sticky price monetary model featured by the Dornbusch model and the real interest rate differential model. This makes the book inclusive in exchange rate theories. A second new chapter included is on issues in balance of payments or international transactions and their interactions with exchange rates, changes in exchange rates and exchange rate policies.
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg
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- 2nd ed. 2010
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- 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.04(d)
Table of ContentsForeign Exchange Markets and Foreign Exchange Rates.- Exchange Rate Regimes and International Monetary Systems.- International Parity Conditions.- Balance of Payments and International Investment Positions.- Open Economy Macroeconomics.- Balance of Payments Issues and Exchange Rate Movements.- The Mundell-Fleming Model.- The Flexible Price Monetary Model.- The Dornbusch Model.- The Portfolio Balance Approach to Exchange Rate Determination.- Global Derivatives Markets.- Currency Futures.- Currency Options.- Currency Swaps.- Transaction Exposure.- Economic Exposure and Accounting Exposure.- Country Risk and Sovereign Risk Analysis.- Foreign Direct Investment and International Portfolio Investment.
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