This exciting text presents students with the underlying economic explanations of why the financial system is organized as it is and how the financial system is connected to the broader economy. Due to the overwhelming success of their principles of economics textbook, Hubbard and O'Brien have employed a similar approach in this textbook: They provide students with a framework that allows them to apply the theory that they learn in the classroom to the practice of the real world.
Table of Contents
PART I. FOUNDATIONS
1. Introducing Money and the Financial System
2. Money and the Payments System
3. Interest Rates and Rates of Return
4. Determining Interest Rates
PART II. FINANCIAL MARKETS
5. The Risk Structure and Term Structure of Interest Rates
6. The Stock Market, Information, and Financial Market Efficiency
7. Derivatives and Derivative Markets
8. The Market for Foreign Exchange
PART III. FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS
9. Transactions Costs, Asymmetric Information, and the Structure of the Financial System
10. The Economics of Banking
11. Investment Banks, Mutual Funds, Hedge Funds, and the Shadow Banking System
12. Financial Crises and Financial Regulation
PART IV. MONETARY POLICY
13. The Federal Reserve and Central Banking
14. The Federal Reserve’s Balance Sheet and the Money Supply Process
15. Monetary Policy
16. The International Financial System and Monetary Policy
PART V. THE FINANCIAL SYSTEM AND THE MACROECONOMY
17. Monetary Theory I: The Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply Model
18. Monetary Theory II: The IS—MP Model
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