BSc International Business, Finance and Economics with Industrial/Professional Experience
Year of entry: 2020
Course unit details:
Introduction to Mathematical Economics
|Unit level||Level 1|
|Teaching period(s)||Semester 2|
|Available as a free choice unit?||Yes|
Prepare Students for the study of intermediate and advanced topics in Mathematical Economics. This unit is to introduce students to those mathematical techniques that are required in the study of advanced economic theory
By the end of the course students will have
Understand the concepts of proof and counter example
Expanded mathematical toolbox for mathematical economics
|Unit title||Unit code||Requirement type||Description|
Prepare Students for the study of intermediate and advanced topics in Mathematical Economics. This unit is to introduce students to those mathematical techniques that are required in the study of advanced economic theory.
By the end of the course, you will:
- Understand the concepts of proof and counter example.
- Have expanded your mathematical toolbox for mathematical economics.
Sequences, limits, and sets. Open, closed, and compact sets
Continuity and differentiability
Concavity and quasi-concavity
Constrained optimization with many inequality constraints, Lagrangian methods, and applications to economics.
Teaching and learning methods
The learning and teaching process centres on two key forms of delivery, lectures, tutorials and exercise classes, and the material provided through Blackboard.
- Analytical skills
- Problem solving
ECON10071 Adv Maths
Simon, C. and Blume, L. (2010) Mathematics for Economists, International Student Edition, Norton, NY.
|Independent study hours|
|Christopher Wallace||Unit coordinator|