Monetary Theory and Policy, 4th Edition

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688 pages

Book Description

The new edition of a comprehensive treatment of monetary , including the first extensive coverage of the effective lower bound on nominal interest rates.

This textbook presents a comprehensive treatment of the most important topics in monetary economics, focusing on the primary monetary economists have employed to address topics in and policy. Striking a balance of insight, , and rigor, the book covers the basic theoretical approaches, shows how to do simulation work with the , and discusses the full range of frictions that economists have studied to understand the impacts of monetary policy.

For the fourth edition, every chapter has been revised to improve the exposition and to reflect recent research. The new edition offers an entirely new chapter on the effective lower bound on nominal interest rates, forward guidance policies, and quantitative and credit easing policies. Material on the basic new Keynesian model has been reorganized into a single chapter to provide a comprehensive analysis of the model and its policy implications. In addition, the chapter on the open economy now reflects the dominance of the new Keynesian approach. Other new material includes discussions of price adjustment, labor market frictions and unemployment, and moral hazard frictions among intermediaries. References and end-of-chapter problems allow readers to extend their knowledge of the topics covered.

Monetary Theory and Policy continues to be the most comprehensive and up-to-date treatment of monetary economics, not only the leading text in the field but also the standard reference for academics and central bank researchers.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Evidence on Money, Prices, and Output
Chapter 2 Money -in-the-Utility Function
Chapter 3 Money and Transactions
Chapter 4 Money and Public Finance
Chapter 5 Informational and Rigidities
Chapter 6 Discretionary Policy and Time Inconsistency
Chapter 7 Nominal Price and Wage Rigidities
Chapter 8 New Keynesian Monetary Economics
Chapter 9 Monetary Policy in the Open Economy
Chapter 10 Financial Markets and Monetary Policy
Chapter 11 The Effective Lower Bound and Balance Sheet Policies
Chapter 12 Monetary Policy Operating Procedures

Book Details

  • Title: Monetary Theory and Policy, 4th Edition
  • Author:
  • Length: 688 pages
  • Edition: fourth edition
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2017-05-12
  • ISBN-10: 0262035812
  • ISBN-13: 9780262035811
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