MA3484  Methods of Mathematical Economics

Recent Corrections made:
20170424: Proposition 3.8 and Corollary 3.9: sum
v_{j} d_{j} over j from 1 to n, and
u_{i} s_{i} over i from 1 to m.
20170528: Lemma 3.2: sum over y_{j} corrected to sum over z_{j} in 6th line of proof.
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Suggested text: those who wish to purchase a relevant textbook might consider the following:
Methods of Mathematical Economics:We will not be following it closely, and will cover the relevant material in a different order.
Linear and Nonlinear Programming, Fixed Point Theorems
Joel N. Franklin
Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics 2002
ISBN 9780898715095 (pbk.)
Students preparing for the Annual Examination in 2015 were advised to consult the document Module MA3484, Hilary Term 2015: Preparing for Examination available here.
A sample paper was made available.
Worked solutions for the 2015 examination paper are available.
Notes are made available on the Notes page
for MA3484 in Hilary Term 2015.Slides for lectures are made available on the Lectures page
for MA3484 in Hilary Term 2015.There are websites with online calculators for finding solutions to linear programming problems. Also software is available for this purpose. Available here is information on a selection of tools for solving linear programming problems.
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