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This second edition of an already widely-used textbook presents anup-to-date analysis of the roles played by financial institutionsand markets in the working of the UK economy.
The book assumes only a basic grounding in economics and will bewidely recommended to students of macroeconomics, monetaryeconomics and finance.

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This second edition of an already widely-used textbook presents anup-to-date analysis of the roles played by financial institutionsand markets in the working of the UK economy. For the secondedition Professor Bain has updated all empirical material as wellas addressing the internationalization of capital markets andmonetary policy and the increasing competition between banks in thelight of technological advances.

The introduction provides an overview of the system, and thefollowing sections deal with the theory of the financial system -including the factors governing interest rates in Britain - thesaving, investment and financial behavior of the main sectors ofthe economy, the modes of operation of the financial institutionsand markets, and the regulatory system. The final chapter examinesthe efficiency with which the system fulfils its functions in theeconomy, reaching a mixed verdict.

The book assumes only a basic grounding in economics and will bewidely recommended to students of macroeconomics, monetaryeconomics and finance. This second edition of an alreadywidely-used textbook presents an up-to-date analysis of the rolesplayed by financial institutions and markets in the working of theUK economy. For the second edition Professor Bain has updated allempirical material as well as addressing the internationalizationof capital markets and monetary policy and the increasingcompetition between banks in the light of technologicaladvances.

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A. D. Bain is Visiting Professor in the Department of Political Economy at Glasgow University, and was previously Group Economic Advisor at Midland Bank for 6 years and a member of the Wilson Committee to review the functioning of Financial Institutions (1977-80).

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