Money Matters is a comprehensive guide to the basic principles of macroeconomics. It provides a nuanced yet in-depth understanding of the linkages between financial markets and the real economy.
The book covers a wide range of topics integral to both the Indian and the global economies. Beginning with a basic theoretical discussion on macroeconomics, it eases the reader into the exploration of the more advanced concepts.
Some of the important concepts discussed in the book are:
- Fundamentals of Macroeconomics, money market, goods and services market.
- Reserve Bank of India, money creation, supply and demand, interest rate determination, inflation and unemployment, etc.
- International trade and foreign exchange.
- Subprime mortgage crisis, global economic crisis and impact on India.
Written in a lucid and jargon-free manner, the text helps the reader understand the linkages between the theoretical aspects of financial markets and the actual economic developments across the globe.