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Monetary Economics

1st Edition

By Jagdish Handa


788 pages

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A comprehensive overview of advanced monetary economics, integrating the presentation of monetary theory with empirical formulations and their empirical tests. Unlike most texts this book brings together in a single unified source the core areas of monetary economics. Key features include:

* cross-country comparison of central banking in the US, UK and developing countries

* theories and empirical studies on money demand, including precautionary and buffer stock models and monetary aggregation

* detailed comparison of Keynesian and modern classical macroeconomic theoretical and policy models

* a focus on the role of money and financial institutions and growth.

Table of Contents

Part I: Introduction and Heritage Part II: Money in the Economy Part III: The Demand for Money Part IV: Money Supply and Central Banking Part V: Money in the Macroeconomy Part VI: Money in the Open Economy Part VII: The Rates of Interest in the Economy Part VIII: Overlapping Generations Models of Money Part IX: Money and Financial Institutions in Growth Economy

About the Author

Jagdish Handa is Professor of Economics at McGill University in Canada and has taught monetary economics for over three decades.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / General