Principles of Money, Banking, and Financial Markets / Edition 9

Principles of Money, Banking, and Financial Markets / Edition 9

by Lawrence S. Ritter, Gregory F. Udell, William L. Silber
     
 

ISBN-10: 0673980537

ISBN-13: 9780673980533

Pub. Date: 02/28/1997

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Educational Publishers, Inc.

In the revision of this leading text, the authors incorporate the latest data and research while taking stock of sweeping changes in the international financial landscape produced by financial innovation, deregulation, and geopolitical considerations. With their proven casual, conversational style, the authors make accessible sophisticated concepts such as asset

Overview

In the revision of this leading text, the authors incorporate the latest data and research while taking stock of sweeping changes in the international financial landscape produced by financial innovation, deregulation, and geopolitical considerations. With their proven casual, conversational style, the authors make accessible sophisticated concepts such as asset pricing, financial contracting, and rational expectations.

NEW TO THIS EDITION

  • In addition to providing an overview of the entire text, Chapter 1 links the field of money, banking, and financial markets to specific careers so that readers can see the connection to life after graduation.
  • A new emphasis on the consolidation of the financial services industry is most evident in substantially revised sections of Chapter 11, "The Nature of Financial Institutions," and Chapter 15, "The Regulation of Markets and Institutions."
  • New developments in global markets, including the Asian financial crisis and the newly created European Central Bank, are addressed in Chapter 10, "Understanding Foreign Exchange."
  • Pedagogical features such as Going Out on a Limb and Off the Record engage students, while Reading the Financial News and In the News boxes encourage reading of financial newspapers.

WEB SITE

The tenth edition comes with a powerful new learning tool, an online course companion Web site at www.awlonline.com/ritter. For each text chapter, the Web site offers multiple-choice quizzes as well as numerous links. In addition, PowerPoint slides of all the text's figures and tables are available for downloading, and an online syllabusbuilder allows instructors to create a calendar of assignments for each class.

STUDY GUIDE

The Study Guide, prepared by Fred C. Graham of The American University, sharpens and tests understanding of key concepts. Features include chapter synopses, essay questions and problems, multiple-choice, completion, and true-false questions. Contact your campus bookstore for ordering information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780673980533
Publisher:
Addison-Wesley Educational Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
02/28/1997
Series:
Addison-Wesley Series in Economics
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
606
Product dimensions:
7.55(w) x 9.47(h) x 1.14(d)

Table of Contents

I. THE BASICS.

1. Introducing Money, Banking, and Financial Markets.
2. The Role of Money in the Macroeconomy.
3. Financial Instruments and Markets.

II. FINANCIAL INSTRUMENTS AND MARKETS.

4. Interest Rate Measurement and Behavior.
5. The Risk and Term Structure of Interest Rates.
6. The Structure and Performance of Securities Markets.
7. The Pricing of Risky Financial Assets.
8. Money and Capital Markets.
9. Demystifying Derivatives.
10. Understanding Foreign Exchange.

III. BANKS AND OTHER INTERMEDIARIES.

11. The Nature of Financial Intermediation.
12. Depository Financial Institutions.
13. Nondepository Financial Institutions.

IV. FINANCIAL SYSTEM ARCHITECTURE.

14. Understanding Financial Contracts.
15. The Regulation of Markets and Institutions.
16. Financial System Design.
17. Financial Innovation.

V. THE ART OF CENTRAL BANKING.

18. Who's in Charge Here?
19. Bank Reserves and the Money Supply.
20. The Instruments of Central Banking.
21. Understanding Movements in Bank Reserves.
22. Monetary Policy Strategy.

VI. MONETARY THEORY.

23. The Classical Foundations.
24. The Keynesian Framework.
25. The ISLM World.
26. Money and Economic Stability in the ISLM World.
27. An Aggregate Supply and Demand Perspective on Money and Economic Stability.
28. Rational Expectations: Theory and Policy Implications.
29. Empirical Evidence on the Effectiveness of Monetary Policy.

VII. GRAND FINALE.

30. Tying it All Together.

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