Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.
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This subject is not offered in 2013.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Two hours of lectures and a 1-hour tutorial per week |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
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Not offered in 2013
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Set theory, univariate calculus and optimisation are reviewed and applied to the theory of the firm and the theory of consumer demand. Linear algebra concepts including matrix operations, vector spaces and quadratic forms are introduced and applied to problems in economics and econometrics. Applications of multivariate calculus including constrained optimisation, the envelope theorem and Kuhn-Tucker conditions are covered.
One 2-hour end-of-semester exam (60%) and problem sets not exceeding 4000 words (40%).
Mathematics for Economics, (2nd edn)(M Hoy, J Livernois, C McKenna, R Rees and T Stengos 2001), MIT Press, 2001, ISBN 0262082942 (hard cover) 0262582074 (paperback)
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This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
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Economics Major |
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