A Course in Monetary Economics: Sequential Trade, Money, and Uncertainty

A Course in Monetary Economics: Sequential Trade, Money, and Uncertainty

By: Benjamin Eden (author)Paperback

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"Monetary Economics and Sequential Trade" is an insightful introduction to the advanced topics in monetary economics. Accessible to students who have mastered the diagrammatic tools of economics, it discusses real issues with a variety of modeling alternatives, allowing for a direct comparison of the implications of the different models. The exposition is clear and logical, providing a solid foundation in monetary theory and the techniques of economic modeling. The text is rooted in the author's years of teaching and research, and will be highly suitable for monetary economics courses in both the upper-level undergraduate and graduate levels.

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About Author

Benjamin Eden is a Professor of Economics at Vanderbilt University and the University of Haifa in Israel. He has published articles in numerous academic journals, including The Journal of Political Economy, The Quarterly Journal of Economics, and The American Economic Review. Professor Eden served for many years as a consultant to the Bank of Israel, and has taught monetary economics at various schools including Carnegie Mellon University, UCLA, the University of Iowa and the University of Chicago.

Contents

* Introduction * Money in the Utility Function * More Explicit Models of Money * Monetary Economics and Public Finance * The Regulation of Banks and Near Moneys * Money and the Business Cycle: Does Money Matter? * Sticky Prices in a Cash-in-Advance Model * Flexible Prices * Uncertain and Sequential Trade (UST) Models * A Monetary UST Model * Limited Participation, Sticky Prices and UST: a Comparison * A UST Cash-in-Advance Model with Storage * Inventories and the Business Cycle * Money and Credit in the Business Cycle * Sticky Prices and UST: Evidence from Micro Data * The Friedman Rule in a UST Model * Reserve Requirements in a UST Model * Sequential International Trade * Endogenous Information and Informational Externalities * UST with Random Utility Maximization * Seemingly Rigid Prices .Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 06/08/2004
  • ISBN13: 9780631215660
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 424
  • ID: 9780631215660
  • weight: 760
  • ISBN10: 0631215662

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