Money, the Financial System, and the Economy

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-01-01
  • Publisher: Addison Wesley
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Hubbard builds his text upon the idea that students must develop an economic understanding for organizing concepts and facts, evaluate current and historical events using economic analysis, and use economic principles and tools to predict future outcomes and changes in the economic system.Hubbard's modern approach employs economic principles to illustrate the evolution and conduct of financial markets and institutions, drawing a full picture of the relationship between economic performance and the international developments within these markets and institutions.The Fifth Edition provides a timely perspective on key issues corporate accounting scandals, development in the international financial system, the post 911 recession, and more using relevant new data and up-to-the-minute real-world applications, while presenting it all in a clear, concise style.

Table of Contents

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
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