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Modern Financial Macroeconomics: Panics, Crashes, and Crises

Modern Financial Macroeconomics: Panics, Crashes, and Crises

Todd A. Knoop

ISBN: 978-1-405-16180-0

Apr 2008, Wiley-Blackwell

292 pages

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$102.95

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Modern Financial Macroeconomics takes a non-technical approach in examining the role that financial markets and institutions play in shaping outcomes in the modern macro economy.

  • Reviews historical and contemporary macroeconomic theory
  • Examines governmental influence on moderating (or exacerbating) economic fluctuations
  • Discusses both empirical and theoretical links between financial systems and economic performance, as well as case studies detailing the role of finance in specific business cycle episodes

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List of Figures.

List of Tables.

List of Case Studies.

Preface.

Introduction.

Part I: An Introduction to Finance and Macroeconomics:.

1. The Basics of Financial Markets and Financial Institutions.

2. A Brief History of Financial Development.

Part II: Macroeconomic Theory and the Role of Finance:.

3. Business Cycles and Early Macroeconomic Theories of Finance.

4. Keynesian, Monetarist, and Neoclassical Theories.

5. New Institutional Theories of Finance: Models of Risk and the Costs of Credit Intermediation.

6. New Institutional Theories of Finance: Models of Credit Rationing.

Part III: Financial Volatility and Economic [In]Stability:.

7. The Role of Financial Systems in Monetary and Stabilization Policy.

8. Banking Crises and Asset Bubbles.

Part IV: International Finance and Financial Crises:.

9. Capital Flight and the Causes of International Financial Crises.

10. International Financial Crises: Policies and Prevention.

Part V: Conclusions:.

11. What We have Learned, What We Still Need to Learn about Financial Macroeconomics.

Bibliography.

Index


  • Takes a comprehensive, non-technical look at the role of financial markets and institutions on modern macroeconomics
  • Reviews historical and contemporary macroeconomic theory
  • Examines governmental influence on moderating (or exacerbating) economic fluctuations
  • Discusses both empirical and theoretical links between financial systems and economic performance, as well as case studies detailing the role of finance in specific business cycle episodes