Six Steps to Job Search Success V1.0
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Six Steps to Job Search Success V1.0

By Megan Delph
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Table of Contents
  • Preface
  • Chapter 1: Introductory Finance Issues: Current Patterns, Past History, and International Institutions
    • 1.1 The International Economy and International Economics
    • 1.2 GDP Unemployment, Inflation, and Government Budget Balances
    • 1.3 Exchange Rate Regimes, Trade Balances, and Investment Positions
    • 1.4 Business Cycles: Economic Ups and Downs
    • 1.5 International Macroeconomic Institutions: The IMF and the World Bank
  • Chapter 2: National Income and the Balance of Payments Accounts
    • 2.1 National Income and Product Accounts
    • 2.2 National Income or Product Identity
    • 2.3 U.S. National Income Statistics (2007–2008)
    • 2.4 Balance of Payments Accounts: Definitions
    • 2.5 Recording Transactions on the Balance of Payments
    • 2.6 U.S. Balance of Payments Statistics (2008)
    • 2.7 The Twin-Deficit Identity
    • 2.8 International Investment Position
  • Chapter 3: The Whole Truth about Trade Imbalances
    • 3.1 Overview of Trade Imbalances
    • 3.2 Trade Imbalances and Jobs
    • 3.3 The National Welfare Effects of Trade Imbalances
    • 3.4 Some Further Complications
    • 3.5 How to Evaluate Trade Imbalances
  • Chapter 4: Foreign Exchange Markets and Rates of Return
    • 4.1 The Forex: Participants and Objectives
    • 4.2 Exchange Rate: Definitions
    • 4.3 Calculating Rate of Returns on International Investments
    • 4.4 Interpretation of the Rate of Return Formula
    • 4.5 Applying the Rate of Return Formulas
  • Chapter 5: Interest Rate Parity
    • 5.1 Overview of Interest Rate Parity
    • 5.2 Comparative Statics in the IRP Theory
    • 5.3 Forex Equilibrium with the Rate of Return Diagram
    • 5.4 Exchange Rate Equilibrium Stories with the RoR Diagram
    • 5.5 Exchange Rate Effects of Changes in U.S. Interest Rates Using the RoR Diagram
    • 5.6 Exchange Rate Effects of Changes in Foreign Interest Rates Using the RoR Diagram
    • 5.7 Exchange Rate Effects of Changes in the Expected Exchange Rate Using the RoR Diagram
  • Chapter 6: Purchasing Power Parity
    • 6.1 Overview of Purchasing Power Parity (PPP)
    • 6.2 The Consumer Price Index (CPI) and PPP
    • 6.3 PPP as a Theory of Exchange Rate Determination
    • 6.4 Problems and Extensions of PPP
    • 6.5 PPP in the Long Run
    • 6.6 Overvaluation and Undervaluation
    • 6.7 PPP and Cross-Country Comparisons
  • Chapter 7: Interest Rate Determination
    • 7.1 Overview of Interest Rate Determination
    • 7.2 Some Preliminaries
    • 7.3 What Is Money?
    • 7.4 Money Supply Measures
    • 7.5 Controlling the Money Supply
    • 7.6 Money Demand
    • 7.7 Money Functions and Equilibrium
    • 7.8 Money Market Equilibrium Stories
    • 7.9 Effects of a Money Supply Increase
    • 7.10 Effect of a Price Level Increase (Inflation) on Interest Rates
    • 7.11 Effect of a Real GDP Increase (Economic Growth) on Interest Rates
    • 7.12 Integrating the Money Market and the Foreign Exchange Markets
    • 7.13 Comparative Statics in the Combined Money-Forex Model
    • 7.14 Money Supply and Long-Run Prices
  • Chapter 8: National Output Determination
    • 8.1 Overview of National Output Determination
    • 8.2 Aggregate Demand for Goods and Services
    • 8.3 Consumption Demand
    • 8.4 Investment Demand
    • 8.5 Government Demand
    • 8.6 Export and Import Demand
    • 8.7 The Aggregate Demand Function
    • 8.8 The Keynesian Cross Diagram
    • 8.9 Goods and Services Market Equilibrium Stories
    • 8.10 Effect of an Increase in Government Demand on Real GNP
    • 8.11 Effect of an Increase in the U.S. Dollar Value on Real GNP
    • 8.12 The J-Curve Effect
  • Chapter 9: The AA-DD Model
    • 9.1 Overview of the AA-DD Model
    • 9.2 Derivation of the DD Curve
    • 9.3 Shifting the DD Curve
    • 9.4 Derivation of the AA Curve
    • 9.5 Shifting the AA Curve
    • 9.6 Superequilibrium: Combining DD and AA
    • 9.7 Adjustment to the Superequilibrium
    • 9.8 AA-DD and the Current Account Balance
  • Chapter 10: Policy Effects with Floating Exchange Rates
    • 10.1 Overview of Policy with Floating Exchange Rates
    • 10.2 Monetary Policy with Floating Exchange Rates
    • 10.3 Fiscal Policy with Floating Exchange Rates
    • 10.4 Expansionary Monetary Policy with Floating Exchange Rates in the Long Run
    • 10.5 Foreign Exchange Interventions with Floating Exchange Rates
  • Chapter 11: Fixed Exchange Rates
    • 11.1 Overview of Fixed Exchange Rates
    • 11.2 Fixed Exchange Rate Systems
    • 11.3 Interest Rate Parity with Fixed Exchange Rates
    • 11.4 Central Bank Intervention with Fixed Exchange Rates
    • 11.5 Balance of Payments Deficits and Surpluses
    • 11.6 Black Markets
  • Chapter 12: Policy Effects with Fixed Exchange Rates
    • 12.1 Overview of Policy with Fixed Exchange Rates
    • 12.2 Monetary Policy with Fixed Exchange Rates
    • 12.3 Fiscal Policy with Fixed Exchange Rates
    • 12.4 Exchange Rate Policy with Fixed Exchange Rates
    • 12.5 Reserve Country Monetary Policy under Fixed Exchange Rates
    • 12.6 Currency Crises and Capital Flight
    • 12.7 Case Study: The Breakup of the Bretton Woods System, 1973
  • Chapter 13: Fixed versus Floating Exchange Rates
    • 13.1 Overview of Fixed versus Floating Exchange Rates
    • 13.2 Exchange Rate Volatility and Risk
    • 13.3 Inflationary Consequences of Exchange Rate Systems
    • 13.4 Monetary Autonomy and Exchange Rate Systems
    • 13.5 Which Is Better: Fixed or Floating Exchange Rates?
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