Optimization in Economic Theory / Edition 2 by Avinash K. Dixit | 9780198772101 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Optimization in Economic Theory / Edition 2

Optimization in Economic Theory / Edition 2

by Avinash K. Dixit
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198772106

ISBN-13: 9780198772101

Pub. Date: 09/28/1990

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Building on a base of simple economic theory and elementary linear algebra and calculus, this broad treatment of static and dynamic optimization methods discusses the importance of shadow prices, and reviews functions defined by solutions of optimization problems. Recently revised and expanded, the second edition will be a valuable resource for upper level

Overview

Building on a base of simple economic theory and elementary linear algebra and calculus, this broad treatment of static and dynamic optimization methods discusses the importance of shadow prices, and reviews functions defined by solutions of optimization problems. Recently revised and expanded, the second edition will be a valuable resource for upper level undergraduate and graduate students.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198772101
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
09/28/1990
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
206
Sales rank:
922,016
Product dimensions:
8.44(w) x 5.44(h) x 0.46(d)
Lexile:
1300L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
1(9)
2. Lagrange's Method
10(14)
3. Extensions and Generalizations
24(16)
4. Shadow Prices
40(15)
5. Maximum Value Functions
55(14)
6. Convex Sets and Their Separation
69(17)
7. Concave Programming
86(19)
8. Second-Order Conditions
105(17)
9. Uncertainty
122(23)
10. Time: The Maximum Principle
145(17)
11. Dynamic Programming
162(19)
Appendix -- Kuhn-Tucker Theorem 181(6)
Index 187

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