Analytical Methods in Economics


An accessible introduction to the analytical foundation of economics.
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An accessible introduction to the analytical foundation of economics.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780472081356
  • Publisher: University of Michigan Press
  • Publication date: 1/1/1994
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 696
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Pt. 1 Preliminaries 1
1 Some Basic Mathematics 3
Pt. 2 Nonlinear Programming and Microeconomics 73
2 Nonlinear Programming 75
3 Sensitivity Analysis and Elements of Microeconomics 125
4 Other Topics in Microeconomic Theory 187
Pt. 3 Economics of Uncertainty 255
5 Economics of Uncertainty 257
Pt. 4 Differential Equations and Economic Analysis 323
6 Elements of Differential Equations and Economic Applications 325
7 Linear Differential Equations on the Plane and Elements of Nonlinear Systems 383
8 Macroequilibrium and Neoclassical Growth Models 419
Pt. 5 Optimal Control Theory and Applications 449
9 Elements of Optimal Control Theory and Applications 451
10 Infinite Horizon Optimization Control Problem and Applications 493
11 Extensions of Optimal Control Themes 541
Appendices 571
App. A. Elements of Linear Algebra 573
App. B. Seven Kinds of Concavity and Quasi-Concave Programming: A Survey of Some Results and Extensions 605
App. C. Consumer's Surplus 621
Indices 649
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