International Money And Finance

Hardcover | September 20, 2012

byMichael MelvinEditorMichael Melvin

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Its high-level perspective on the global economy differentiates this introduction to international finance from other textbooks. Melvin and Norrbin provide essential information for those who seek employment in multinational industries, while competitors focus on standard economic tools and financial management skills. Readers learn how to reach their own conclusions about trends and new developments, not simply function within an organization. The 8th edition, newly updated and expanded, offers concise descriptions, current case studies, and new pedagogical materials to help readers make sense of global finance. Introduces international finance to readers with diverse backgrounds who want jobs in international investment, international banking, and multinational corporations Describes a nuanced view of international finance by drawing on material from the fields of theoretical finance and international macro-finance Features 100% revised chapters, new pedagogical content, and online supplementary materials

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Its high-level perspective on the global economy differentiates this introduction to international finance from other textbooks. Melvin and Norrbin provide essential information for those who seek employment in multinational industries, while competitors focus on standard economic tools and financial management skills. Readers learn ho...

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Its high-level perspective on the global economy differentiates this introduction to international finance from other textbooks. Melvin and Norrbin provide essential information for those who seek employment in multinational industries, while competitors focus on standard economic tools and financial management skills. Readers learn ho...

Michael Melvin is Managing Director and Head of Currency Research at BlackRock, Inc. He is also Co-Editor of the "Journal of International Money & Finance." He is a Lecturer in the Master of Financial Engineering Program at the Haas School, University of California, Berkeley.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:336 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.98 inPublished:September 20, 2012Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0123852471

ISBN - 13:9780123852472

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Table of Contents

I. The International Monetary Environment

1.The Foreign Exchange Market2.International Monetary Arrangements3.The Balance of Payments

II. International Parity Conditions

4.Forward-looking Instruments5.Eurocurrency Markets6.Interest Rates and Exchange Rates: Covered Interest Rate Parity7.Prices and Exchange Rates: PPP

III. Risk and International Capital Flows

8.Foreign Exchange Risk and Forecasting9.Financial Management of the Multinational Firm10.International Portfolio Investment11.Direct Foreign Investment and International Lending

IV. Modeling the Exchange Rate and Balance of Payments

12.Elasticity and Absorption models13.The IS-LM-BP Approach14.The Monetary Approach15.Extensions and challenges to the Monetary Approach

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"International Money and Finance is an excellent resource for both international and multinational finance courses.  The combined coverage of both topics - the environment of international financial institutions and instruments, and financial management tools for multinational corporations - makes it easier for students to grasp the impact of both on businesses that increasingly operate in a global environment." --Anne M. Alexander, University of Wyoming "This latest edition of the best-selling book discusses a number of important and somewhat complex concepts in international money and finance in a succinct, lucid yet analytical manner." --Ramkishen S. Rajan, George Mason University and National University of Singapore "The authors do an exceptional job of including this extensive range of topics in international money and finance, which provides high-level perspective on the global economy. I expect it will be a standard textbook for instruction and reference over the years." --Suleyman Degirmen, Mersin University "A concise, well-written, rigorous but at the same time easily accessible exposition of international finance." --Firat Demir, University of Oklahoma "This textbook is an excellent source for graduate and advanced undergraduate students around the world. The authors have carefully prepared each chapter with updated information on various financial issues, including risk management and banking".  --Viviana Fernandez, Universidad Adolfo Ibañez