Higher Education

M&B2, 2nd Edition

  • includes CourseMate Printed Access Card
  • Dean Croushore University of Richmond
  • ISBN-10: 1111823359  |  ISBN-13: 9781111823351
  • 448 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2010, 2007
  • © 2012 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $52.50
  • Newer Edition Available
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About

Overview

Created through an extensive "student-tested, faculty-approved" review process with more than 150 students and faculty, M&B, 2E offers an engaging, accessible solution to accommodate the diverse lifestyles of today's learners at a value-based price. M&B, 2E's brief, focused approach reads more like a business periodical than a text. The book's thoroughly updated coverage addresses the modern framework of today's financial system in which both financial markets and banks play important roles. Numerous real business applications and an inviting writing style, infused with the latest financial examples, relate current money and banking topics to your students' everyday lives and careers. You'll find the most recent financial figures, memorable full-color photos, and access to Cengage South-Western's Global Economic Watch to help captivate your students. A full suite of interactive learning resources for your students and time-saving teaching support, including downloadable flash cards, interactive workshops, learning games and more help you connect your students to the latest developments in money and banking today for long-term personal and career success.

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Features and Benefits

  • THOROUGH UPDATES REFLECT THE LATEST CHANGES IN TODAY'S ECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT. This fully updated new edition reflects today's current economic environment. Complete data and the most recent figures present the latest money and banking financial information and updates.
  • SHORTER, COMPREHENSIVE CHAPTERS COMMUNICATE CONCEPTS IN A MODERN DESIGN: M&B, 2E uses an engaging and accessible format to deliver money and banking content without minimizing coverage for your course.
  • CHAPTER-IN-REVIEW CARDS AT THE BACK OF THE STUDENT EDITIONS PROVIDE STUDENTS WITH A PORTABLE STUDY TOOL: Chapter-in-Review Cards contain all of the pertinent information students need for effective class preparation.
  • INSTRUCTOR PREP CARDS MAKE CLASS PREPARATION SIMPLE: Detachable Instructor Prep Cards for each chapter, conveniently located in the back of the Instructor's Edition, offer a quick map of chapter content, a list of corresponding PowerPoint® and video resources, additional examples, and suggested assignments and discussion questions to help you organize chapter content efficiently.
  • A FULL SUITE OF UNIQUE LEARNING TOOLS APPEAL TO DIFFERENT LEARNING STYLES: Online study tools are available to students with the purchase of a new book. Multimedia resources include downloadable flash cards, interactive workshops and online quizzing, and learning games and more, only a click away at http://www.4ltrpress.cengage.com/M&B. In addition, students can instantly access the latest up-to-the-minute economic developments with Cengage South-Western's online Global Economic Watch.
  • CONTENT AND RESOURCES PROVIDE A SUPPLEMENT PACKAGE THAT IS SECOND TO NONE. This edition provides all of the content and resources you expect with a supplement package that includes PowerPoint® slides, an Instructor's Manual, Test Bank, and ExamView™.
  • THE LATEST FINANCIAL COVERAGE REFLECTS TODAY'S MOST RECENT FINANCIAL CLIMATE: Updated content throughout this edition provides insights into the most recent financial developments and changes. The book's online Global Economic Watch (updated 4 times each day) further keeps your course abreast of the latest developments.
  • "DATA BANK" AND "POLICY INSIDER" PROVIDE INSIGHTS INTO ACTUAL BUSINESS CHALLENGES: Engaging "Data Bank" features explore how data collection affects real-world businesses, institutions, and investors. "Policy Insider" boxes provide first-hand insights as these features highlight the author's personal experience with policy decisions at the Federal level.
  • "APPLICATION TO EVERYDAY LIFE" SECTIONS AND "POLICY ISSUES" RELATE CONCEPTS TO TODAY'S LIFE: Examples within the book's "Application to Everyday Life" help students connect concepts in the text to their personal experiences, while chapter-ending "Policy Issues" highlight key policy decisions that relate to the chapter content.

Table of Contents

1. Money and the Financial System.
Part I: INTRODUCTION TO MONEY AND BANKING.
2. The Financial System and the Economy.
3. Money and Payments.
4. Present Value.
5. The Structure of Interest Rates.
6. Real Interest Rates.
7. Stocks and Other Assets.
Part II: FUNDAMENTALS OF BANKING.
8. How Banks Work.
9. Government's Role in Banking.
Part III: MACROECONOMICS.
10. Economics Growth and Business Cycles.
11. Modeling Money.
12. The Aggregate-Demand/Aggregate-Supply Model.
13. Modern Macroeconomic Models.
14. Economic Interdependence.
Part IV: MONETARY POLICY.
15. The Federal Reserve System.
16. Monetary Control.
17. Monetary Policy: Goals and Tradeoffs.
18. Rules for Monetary Policy.

What's New

  • AN INNOVATIVE COMBINATION OF CONTENT IN PRINT AND ONLINE PROVIDES A WEALTH OF COMPREHENSIVE MULTIMEDIA TEACHING AND LEARNING ASSETS: Based on input from student focus groups and surveys, and from interviews with more than 150 faculty and students, this magazine-style core text and wealth of integrated multimedia teaching and learning resources produce an engaging and accessible solution that appeals to different learning styles at a value-based price.

Learning Resource Bundles

Choose the textbook packaged with the resources that best meet your course and student needs. Contact your Learning Consultant for more information.

ePack: Printed Text + Aplia Instant Access

ISBN-10: 1305593235  | ISBN-13: 9781305593237

List Price = $83.95  | CengageBrain Price = $83.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $62.50

This Bundle Includes:

  • M&B2
    List Price = $69.95  | CengageBrain Price = $69.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $52.50
  • Aplia™, 1 term Instant Access
    List Price = $70.00  | CengageBrain Price = $70.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $70.00


ePack: Printed Text + Global Economic Crisis Online Instant Access

ISBN-10:  130559326X | ISBN-13:  9781305593268

List Price = $70.95  | CengageBrain Price = $70.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $52.50

This Bundle Includes:

  • M&B2
    List Price = $69.95  | CengageBrain Price = $69.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $52.50
  • Global Economic Crisis Online Instant Access Code
    List Price = $31.00  | CengageBrain Price = $31.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $31.00


Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition.

For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant.

Instructor Supplements

Instructor's Resource CD-ROM  (ISBN-10: 1111823383 | ISBN-13: 9781111823382)

Discover all the key resources you need to create an interactive, effective class with the convenience of this all-in-one resource. This useful Instructor's Resource CD provides PowerPoint® slides, the full Instructor's Manual, Test Bank, and ExamView™. All supplements have been thoroughly updated to reflect changes and updates throughout the new edition of the text.

MindLink for CourseMate Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1305585437 | ISBN-13: 9781305585430)

Cengage Learning provides Learning Management System (LMS) integration with our MindLinks service. This service is designed to deliver an optimal user experience through the learning management system (LMS) already used by the institution--facilitating learning retention and contributing to better learner outcomes. Our collaboration with LMS industry leaders helps drive advanced features like gradebook integration, while the fluid pedagogical design contributes to more teachable moments.

List Price = $69.95  | CengageBrain Price = $69.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $69.95

Aplia™, 1 term Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1133661785 | ISBN-13: 9781133661788)

Succeed in your course with Aplia's interactive learning system--featuring practice problems with immediate feedback and tools developed specifically for M & B, 2nd Edition. Aplia has already helped more than a million students succeed in college classes.

List Price = $70.00  | CengageBrain Price = $70.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $70.00

WebTutor™ on Blackboard® with eBook on Gateway Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1133726585 | ISBN-13: 9781133726586)

Succeed in your business course with this anytime, anywhere customized learning solution that reinforces and clarifies complex concepts, provides online quizzes with instant feedback and other online learning tools, and keeps you connected to your textbook, instructor, and classmates.

List Price = $74.95  | CengageBrain Price = $74.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $74.95

Economics CourseMate with eBook Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111944016 | ISBN-13: 9781111944018)

Bring course concepts to life with Cengage Learning's Economics CourseMate. Interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools support the printed M&B, 2E text. Watch student comprehension soar as your class combines insights from the printed text with the engaging tools on this textbook-specific website. Economics CourseMate goes beyond the book to deliver what you need with an interactive eBook and interactive teaching and learning tools, including quizzes, flashcards, and more. Engagement Tracker, a first-of-its-kind tool, monitors your students' engagement in your course.

List Price = $69.95  | CengageBrain Price = $69.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $69.95

Student Supplements

MindLink for CourseMate Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1305585437 | ISBN-13: 9781305585430)

Cengage Learning provides Learning Management System (LMS) integration with our MindLinks service. This service is designed to deliver an optimal user experience through the learning management system (LMS) already used by the institution--facilitating learning retention and contributing to better learner outcomes. Our collaboration with LMS industry leaders helps drive advanced features like gradebook integration, while the fluid pedagogical design contributes to more teachable moments.

List Price = $69.95  | CengageBrain Price = $69.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $69.95

Aplia™, 1 term Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1133661785 | ISBN-13: 9781133661788)

Succeed in your course with Aplia's interactive learning system--featuring practice problems with immediate feedback and tools developed specifically for M & B, 2nd Edition. Aplia has already helped more than a million students succeed in college classes.

List Price = $70.00  | CengageBrain Price = $70.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $70.00

WebTutor™ on Blackboard® with eBook on Gateway Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1133726585 | ISBN-13: 9781133726586)

Succeed in your business course with this anytime, anywhere customized learning solution that reinforces and clarifies complex concepts, provides online quizzes with instant feedback and other online learning tools, and keeps you connected to your textbook, instructor, and classmates.

List Price = $74.95  | CengageBrain Price = $74.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $74.95

Economics CourseMate with eBook Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111944016 | ISBN-13: 9781111944018)

Make the grade and make the most of your study time by accessing everything you need to succeed in one place with Economics CourseMate. The more you study, the better the results with this dynamic online tool. The Economics CourseMate website provides an interactive eBook with highlighting, note taking and an interactive glossary. You can also review and master concepts with interactive learning tools, including quizzes, flashcards, and more, available at www.cengagebrain.com.

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Meet the Author

Author Bio

Dean Croushore

Dean Croushore is Professor of Economics and Rigsby Fellow at the University of Richmond. Prior to moving to the University of Richmond in 2003, he served for 14 years as an economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. As vice president and economist at the Philadelphia Fed, his duties included heading the macroeconomics group, briefing the bank's president and board of directors on the state of the economy and providing advice for administering two national surveys of forecasters and researching current issues in monetary policy. Dr. Croushore received his A.B. from Ohio University and his M.A. and Ph.D. from Ohio State University. Dr. Croushore's research in recent years has focused on forecasting and how data revisions affect monetary policy, forecasting and macroeconomics research. His publications include articles in many leading economics journals. He serves as Associate Editor of the Journal of Money, Credit and Banking and Journal of Business and Economic Statistics.