Fall 2019 - ECON 331 D100
Introduction to Mathematical Economics (5)
Class Number: 3116
Delivery Method: In Person
Course Times + Location:
We 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSCC 9000, Burnaby
Exam Times + Location:
Dec 7, 2019
8:30 AM – 11:30 AM
SSCK 9500, Burnaby
1 778 782-4514
Prerequisites:ECON 201 or 301; 60 units.
The mathematical interpretation of fundamental economic concepts; demand, supply competitive equilibrium . Application of the calculus to production and distribution theory, growth models and investment theory. Differential and difference equations in dynamic economic models. Introduction to activity analysis. Students with credit for MATH 232, 240 or 251 cannot complete this course for further credit. Quantitative.
The course develops the mathematical tools of matrix algebra and calculus and shows how these tools may be used in doing economic analysis. More specifically, topics that will be covered include matrices, determinants and inverse matrices; continuity, derivatives, partial derivatives, unconstrained and constrained optimization of functions of several variables.
- Five written assignments 20%
- Midterm exam 30%
- Final 50%
Essential Mathematics for Economic Analysis - Fifth Edition (2016, Prentice Hall) By Knut Sydsaeter and Peter Hammond
Mathematics for Economics – Third Edition (2012, MIT Press) By M. Hoy, J. Livernois, C. McKenna, R. Rees and A. Stengos
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