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Money Matters

Money Matters
Macroeconomics and Financial Markets

First Edition

March 2019 | 204 pages | SAGE Response

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.

Economic Context of Business Activity

Market Forces

What is Macroeconomics?

Goods and Services Market

Money Market

Inflation and Value of Money


International Trade

Foreign Exchange, Interest Rates, and GDP

Aggregate Demand and Supply

Subprime Mortgage Crisis


An informative and fluent read for the managers trying to develop a quick perspective on macroeconomic issues of contemporary interest. The present volume is a commendable effort by the author and would be useful to Indian managers with a non-economic background. The book quite efficiently explains the basic concepts graphically; leading to clarity of understanding…every chapter generally includes an Indian perspective, which enables the reader to link the theoretical perspective with practical experiences.

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Murali Iyengar

Murali Iyengar is Executive Vice President of Quality and Training at Cherokee Nation Industries, Stilwell, Oklahoma, USA. He has a PhD in Economics with a specialization in Game Theory from the University of Michigan, USA.Dr Iyengar has been a faculty member in the Department of Economics and the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, from 1983 to 1988; University of Tulsa, USA, from 1988 to 1995; and the School for International Training, Vermont, USA, from 1996 to 1997. He has also lectured at various institutes in India, Japan, and Australia between 1994 and 2008.From 1997 to 2001, he worked as a management consultant on Wall... More About Author

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