Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
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This subject is not offered in 2014.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: One 90 minute lecture and one 90 minute workshop per week |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
ECON30020 Mathematical Economics
And one of
ECON40001 Advanced Microeconomics
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Prior exposure to real analysis is desirable.
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For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements for this entry.
This subject introduces students to the use of advanced mathematics in economics. After reviewing basic concepts we will study in detail some of the classic existence proofs in game theory and general equilibrium theory. Students will be expected to solve problems and generate proofs, and will be assessed on this.
On successful completion of this subject students should be able to understand the definitions and fundamental concepts of linear algebra, vector calculus, and real analysis as they relate to studies in advanced economics. They should be able to use these tools to:
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You will be advised of prescribed texts by your lecturer.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
High level of development:
Moderate level of development:
Some level of development:
Doctor of Philosophy - Business and Economics |
Master of Commerce (Finance)
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