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

Hardcover (Print)
Rent from
(Save 75%)
Est. Return Date: 05/29/2015
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $4.49
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 97%)
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (11) from $4.49   
  • New (1) from $86.64   
  • Used (10) from $4.49   
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any coupons and promotions
Seller since 2008

Feedback rating:



New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.


Ships from: Chicago, IL

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Sort by


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.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780321426703
  • Publisher: Addison Wesley
  • Publication date: 7/27/2007
  • Series: Pearson Custom Business Resources Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 768
  • Product dimensions: 7.93 (w) x 9.98 (h) x 1.54 (d)

Meet the Author

Currently the Russell L. Carson Professor of Economics and Finance at the Graduate School of Business, and the Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics at Columbia University, Glenn Hubbard received his B.A. and B.S. from the University of Central Florida and A.M. and Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University, where he was honored with both National Science Foundation and Alfred P. Sloan Foundation fellowships.
Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

1 Introducing Money and the Financial System 2
2 Money and the Payments System 14
3 Overview of the Financial System 35
4 Interest Rates and Rates of Return 66
5 The Theory of Portfolio Allocation 93
6 Determining Market Interest Rates 112
7 Risk Structure and Term Structure of Interest Rates 141
8 The Foreign-Exchange Market and Exchange Rates 172
9 Derivative Securities and Derivative Markets 204
10 Information and Financial Market Efficiency 227
11 Reducing Transactions and Information Costs 251
12 What Financial Institutions Do 276
13 The Business of Banking 307
14 The Banking Industry 341
15 Banking Regulation: Crisis and Response 372
16 Banking in the International Economy 403
17 The Money Supply Process 426
18 Changes in the Monetary Base 462
19 Organization of the Federal Reserve System 482
20 Monetary Policy Tools 503
21 The Conduct of Monetary Policy 529
22 The International Financial System and Monetary Policy 556
23 The Demand for Money 590
24 Linking the Financial System and the Economy: The IS-LM-FE Model 613
25 Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply 647
26 Money and Output in the Short Run 677
27 Information Problems and Channels for Monetary Policy 703
28 Inflation: Causes and Consequences 727
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star


4 Star


3 Star


2 Star


1 Star


Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation


  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)