Fundamental Methods of Mathematical Economics / Edition 4

Fundamental Methods of Mathematical Economics / Edition 4

by Alpha C. Chiang, Kevin Wainwright
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0070109109

ISBN-13: 9780070109100

Pub. Date: 02/02/2005

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

It has been 20 years since the last edition of this classic text. Kevin Wainwright, a long time user of the text (British Columbia University and Simon Fraser University), has executed the perfect revision—-he has updated examples, applications and theory without changing the elegant, precise presentation style of Alpha Chiang. Readers will find the wait was

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It has been 20 years since the last edition of this classic text. Kevin Wainwright, a long time user of the text (British Columbia University and Simon Fraser University), has executed the perfect revision—-he has updated examples, applications and theory without changing the elegant, precise presentation style of Alpha Chiang. Readers will find the wait was worthwhile.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070109100
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
02/02/2005
Edition description:
List
Pages:
704
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

PART 1 Introduction


Chapter 1: The Nature of Mathematical Economics


Chapter 2: Economic Models

PART 2 Static (or Equilibrium) Analysis


Chapter 3: Equilibrium Analysis in Economics


Chapter 4: Linear Models and Matrix Algebra


Chapter 5: Linear Models and Matrix Algebra (continued)

PART 3 Comparative-Static Analysis


Chapter 6: Comparative Statics and the Concept of the Derivative


Chapter 7: Rules of Differentiation and their use in Comparative Statics


Chapter 8: Comparative-Static Analysis of General-Function Models

PART 4 Optimization Problems


Chapter 9: Optimization: A Special Variety of Equilibrium Analysis


Chapter 10: Exponential and Logarithmic Functions


Chapter 11: The Case of More Than One Choice Variable


Chapter 12: Optimization with Equality Constraints


NEW Chapter 13: Further Topics in Optimization (includes Envelope Theorem and Duality

PART 5 Dynamic Analysis


Chapter 14 Economic Analysis and Integral Calculus


Chapter 15 Continuous Time: First Order Differential Equations


Chapter 16 Higher-Order Differential Equations


Chapter 17 DiscreteTime: First Order Difference Equations


Chapter 18 Higher Order Difference Equations


Chapter 19 Simultaneous Differential Equations and Difference Equations


NEW Chapter 20: Introduction to Optimal Control Theory


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