The goal of this module is to familiarise students with some ecomonic applications of matrix algebra, calculus, set theory, approximation theory and optimization. The main focus will be on microeconomics applications. However, macroeconomics and open macroeconomics models will also be studied.
MA3481 - Mathematical Economics I
Harrison and Waldron (2011),Mathematics for Economics and Finance, Routledge.
Chiang and Wainwright (2005),Fundamental Methods of Mathematical Economics, McGraw-Hill.
Silberbeg and Suen (2001),The structure of Economics. A mathematical analysis, 3rd edition, McGraw-Hill.
Mas-Colell, Whinston and Green (1995),Microeconomic Theory, Oxford University Press.
Varian, H. (1991),Microeconomice Analysis, W.W. Norton & Company..
This module will be examined
in a 2-hour examination in Trinity term. Continuous assessment will contribute 10% to the final grade for the module at the annual
examination session. Supplemental exams if required will consist of 100% exam.