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AE Money, Banking, Financial Markets & Institutions,
2nd Edition

Michael Brandl

ISBN-13: 9789814896948 | ISBN-10: 9814896942

Copyright 2021

| Published 2020

List Price USD $249.95

Overview

Bring concepts of money and banking to life with the student-oriented approach in Brandl’s MONEY, BANKING, FINANCIAL MARKETS AND INSTITUTIONS, 2E. While other books discuss the macroeconomy at the conclusion in a confusing blur of IS-LM and AS-AD models, this edition examines the macroeconomy early and clearly using only the AS-AD framework. The author places the Great Recession in proper historical context; then connects concepts with students' previous macroeconomic coursework. This thought-provoking approach carefully examines engaging topics, such as money markets and investments, including their economic foundations and the controversies within them. Students delve into topics other books gloss over, such as the globalization of financial markets, the disruption of technology to financial markets, and debates over consumer protection in financial markets.

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Dr. Michael Brandl received his B.S. in economics from the University of Wisconsin at Madison and his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Houston. His research interests include economic growth, financial economics, and labor economics. His teaching focuses on the application of economic theory to management decision making as well as global financial markets. He has won more than 45 teaching awards for work with undergraduates in economics and finance, M.B.A. students, and Executive M.B.A. students. Previous to joining the Rice University faculty, Dr. Brandl served on the faculty at The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business and in the Department of Economics. Prior to this, he taught at University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business and has held visiting positions at University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Economics, Texas A&M May College of Business, University of Houston Department of Economics, and Aalto University School of Business (Finland). As a consultant, Dr. Brandl offers custom training for numerous entities, including 3M, LG Electronics, Motorola, Texas Instruments, Frito-Lay, Texas Association of Counties, and American Public Power Association. He also serves as an economic consultant with the Magee & Magee consulting firm, where he has provided economics analysis in a variety of anti-trust, patent infringement, intellectual property, and economic damage litigation cases.

  • NEW CONTENT NOW ADDRESSES QUANTITATIVE TIGHTENING IN CHAPTER 9. This new discussion highlights issues students may be hearing about in the press or in the professional world. In addition to addressing current issues, discussions like this prepare students to offer meaningful discussions during future job interviews. Expanded coverage in this chapter also details the European Central Bank’s new monetary policy tools, including TLTRO I and II.
  • ADDITIONAL DISCUSSION HIGHLIGHTS CONSUMER CREDIT RISK FACING TODAY'S DEPOSITORY INSTITUTIONS. Students gain a better understanding of the credit risks that depository institutions face in Chapter 13. A new section focuses on the variety of ways financial institutions can reduce credit risk and liquidity risk.
  • NEW "IN THE NEWS…" SEGMENTS IN EVERY CHAPTER CONNECT CHAPTER CONCEPTS TO ISSUES IN THE POPULAR AND BUSINESS PRESS. Students clearly see the connection between concepts covered in your course and issues happening in today's markets and firms. These segments are followed by open-ended questions for students to contemplate. You can use these to prompt classroom discussions and encourage students to refer to these issues during job interviews to demonstrate their understanding of current market events.
  • EXPANDED DISCUSSION OF THE FEDERAL RESERVE’S STRUCTURE AND EXTENDED DEBATE OVER THE FED’S ROLE IN CONSUMER PROTECTION ENCOURAGES CLASSROOM DISCUSSIONS. Students become engaged as they debate these current, relevant issues. Chapter 8 also now discusses the Bank of Japan’s zero interest rate policy as well the Bank of England and European Central Bank’s new quantitative easing (QE) policies. This international focus can stand alone or serve as an introductory tool if you want to discuss current global financial markets issues in more detail.
  • NEW DISCUSSION OF COMMERCIAL BANKS’ BALANCE SHEETS IS STREAMLINED WITH EXPANDED EMPHASIS ON CRITICAL TOPICS. This streamlined, yet further developed, coverage in Chapter 12 helps students better understand the function and importance of balance sheets in commercial banks today.
  • THE LATEST UPDATED DATA IN VIRTUALLY EVERY CHAPTER DEMONSTRATES THE IMPACT OF TOPICS ON THE WORLD TODAY. This up-to-date approach moves well beyond a study of "moving lines back and forth" to demonstrate how these critical topics that students are studying are moving markets and impacting the lives of people in all parts of the world
  • EXPANDED, UPDATED DISCUSSION (CH. 24) REVIEWS THE "REVOLVING DOOR" BETWEEN FINANCIAL MARKETS AND REGULATORS IN WASHINGTON. You can even present the political science aspects of this issue for a stronger multi-disciplinary approach. New content also examines Jay Powell’s background before becoming Federal Reserve Chair. This discussion links to the concepts of central banks and even the evolution of financial markets covered in early chapters. In addition, expanded discussion explores the controversy surrounding private equity carried interest being taxed at the capital gains level.
  • NEW, EXTENSIVE DESCRIPTION OF CRYPTOCURRENCIES EXAMINES POSITIVES AND NEGATIVES ABOUT THIS ISSUE. New coverage within Chapter 2's discussion of the types of money explores cryptocurrencies. Most readers have heard varying opinions about cryptocurrencies as "the next great thing" or as a tool "used only for nefarious purposes." This edition examines both sides of the issue and even introduces the consideration that the biggest contribution of cryptocurrencies may be the blockchain technology that underlies them.
  • NEW SECTION ON MODERN BUSINESS CYCLE MODELS CLARIFIES TOPICS OFTEN ONLY ADDRESSED IN GRADUATE STUDIES. This non-technical discussion of Real Business Cycle models, as well as Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium Models (DSGEs), in Chapter 6 helps undergraduate students understand why central banks and other policymakers were slow to respond to the subprime crisis. New content also examines the debate over the future use of the DSGE framework and offers insight into what future business cycle models that incorporate financial markets might look like.
  • ENTIRELY NEW SECTION MORE CLOSELY EXAMINES THE TECH BUBBLE AND SUBPRIME CRISIS IN A HISTORICAL CONTEXT. This new discussion in Chapter 5 places these two asset bubbles into proper historical context, causing readers to contemplate how the “this time is different” attitude can be a harbinger of coming events. The chapter also streamlines the discussion of the Panic of 1907. This important chapter allows you, as an instructor, to take a stronger multi-disciplinary approach to the course material, if desired.

Table of Contents

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Part I: MONEY AND ITS PRICES.
1. Introduction and Overview.
2. Money, Money Supply and Interest.
3. Bonds, Loanable Funds & Interest Rates.
4. Interest Rates in More Detail.
Part II: MONEY AND OVERALL ECONOMY.
5. Financial Markets through Time.
6. Aggregate Supply & Aggregate Demand.
7. Banks and Money.
Part III: CENTRAL BANKS.
8. Central Banks.
9. Monetary Policy Tools.
10. The Money Supply Process.
11. Monetary Policy & Debates.
Part IV: THE BANKING SYSTEM.
12. Bank Management.
13. Bank Risk Management & Performance.
14. Banking Regulation.
Part V: FINANCIAL MARKETS.
15. Money Markets.
16. Bond Markets.
17. Stock Market & Efficiency.
18. Mortgage Market.
Part VI: GLOBAL FINANCIAL MARKETS.
19. FX.
20. Global Financial Architecture.
Part VII: FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS.
21. Thrifts and Finance Companies.
22. Insurance and Pensions.
23. Mutual Funds.
24. Investment Banks and Private Equity.

Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

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AE Money, Banking, Financial Markets & Institutions

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