Money, Banking and Financial Markets
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Part I Money and the Financial System

chapter 1 An Introduction to Money and the Financial System
chapter 2 Money and the Payments System
chapter 3 Financial Instruments, Financial Markets, and Financial Institutions

Part II Interest Rates, Financial Instruments, and Financial Markets

chapter 4 Future Value, Present Value, and Interest Rates
chapter 5 Understanding Risk
chapter 6 Bonds, Bond Prices, and the Determination of Interest Rates
chapter 7 The Risk and Term Structure of Interest Rates
chapter 8 Stocks, Stock Markets, and Market Efficiency
chapter 9 Derivatives: Futures, Options, and Swaps
chapter 10 Foreign Exchange

Part III Financial Institutions

chapter 11 The Economics of Financial Intermediation
chapter 12 Depository Institutions: Banks and Bank Management
chapter 13 Financial Industry Structure
chapter 14 Regulating the Financial System

Part IV Central Banks, Monetary Policy, and Financial Stability

chapter 15 Central Banks in the World Today
chapter 16 The Structure of Central Banks: The Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank
chapter 17 The Central Bank Balance Sheet and the Money Supply Process
chapter 18 Monetary Policy: Stabilizing the Domestic Economy
chapter 19 Exchange-Rate Policy and the Central Bank

Part V Modern Monetary Economics

chapter 20 Money Growth, Money Demand, and Modern Monetary Policy
chapter 21 Output, Inflation, and Monetary Policy
chapter 22 Understanding Business Cycle Fluctuations
chapter 23 Modern Monetary Policy and the Challenges Facing Central Bankers