International Finance by Keith PilbeamInternational Finance by Keith Pilbeam

International Finance

byKeith Pilbeam

Paperback | March 14, 2013

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This is the fourth edition of this highly successful text. Appealing to undergraduate, postgraduate and MBA students, its coverage of the theory and practice of the balance of payments, exchange rate determination and the international money system is both clear and accessible and guaranteed to bring the subject alive for its large and diverse audience.
Supported by tables, graphs, diagrams and other pedagogical features, International Finance deals with the international interface of money markets and policy, which is of growing significance in an increasingly globalised world economy where economic crises have enormous political consequences.
Keith Pilbeam is Professor of International Economics and Finance at City University, London, UK. He teaches on the international programmes of Boston University and has been a Visiting Professor at the European University Institute in Florence. He is President of the International Economics and Finance Society (UK), undertakes consult...
Title:International FinanceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:580 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 1.13 inPublished:March 14, 2013Publisher:Palgrave Higher EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230362893

ISBN - 13:9780230362895


Table of Contents

Introduction.- PART I: BALANCE OF PAYMENTS THEORY AND PRACTICE.- The Foreign Exchange Market.- The Balance of Payments .- Elasticity and Absorption Approaches to the Balance of Payments.- Macroeconomic Policy in an Open Economy.- The Monetary Approach to the Balance of Payments.- PART II: EXCHANGE RATE DETERMINATION: THEORY, EVIDENCE AND POLICY.- Purchasing Power Parity and Floating Exchange Rate Experience.- Modern Models of Exchange Rate Determination.- The Portfolio Balance Model.- Empirical Evidence on Exchange Rates.- Fixed, Flexible and Managed Exchange Rates.- PART III: THE INTERNATIONAL MONETARY SYSTEM.- The International Monetary System.- The Eurocurrency and Eurobond Markets.- Currency Derivatives: Futures, Options and Swaps.- International Policy Coordination.- International Debt Crises.- The European Monetary System and European Monetary Union.- Currency Crises and the East Asian Financial Crisis.- The Subprime Mortgage Crisis.- Further Reading and Resources.