Using Mathematics in Economic Analysis / Edition 1

Using Mathematics in Economic Analysis / Edition 1

by Peter N. Hess
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130200263

ISBN-13: 9780130200266

Pub. Date: 08/28/2001

Publisher: Prentice Hall

A first edition that offers a new perspective on mathematical economics. The emphasis throughout the text is not on mathematical theorems and formal proofs, but on how mathematics can enhance our understanding of the economic behavior under study. An efficient and effective writing style, placing a premium on clear explanation, builds confidence as students, move

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A first edition that offers a new perspective on mathematical economics. The emphasis throughout the text is not on mathematical theorems and formal proofs, but on how mathematics can enhance our understanding of the economic behavior under study. An efficient and effective writing style, placing a premium on clear explanation, builds confidence as students, move through the text.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130200266
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
08/28/2001
Series:
Prentice Hall Series in Economics
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
604
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Prefacexv
Chapter 1Introduction to Economic Models1
Chapter 2A Review of Some Basic Mathematics21
Part IAnalysis of Markets48
Chapter 3Perfectly Competitive Markets: Static Analysis48
Chapter 4Perfectly Competitive Markets: Dynamic Analysis77
Chapter 5Systems of Linear Equations and General Equilibrium113
Part IIOptimization152
Chapter 6Theory of the Firm: Short-Run Decision Rules152
Chapter 7Competition Among Many: Perfectly Competitive Firms and Monopolistically Competitive Firms193
Chapter 8Monopolies and Monopsonies229
Chapter 9Duopolies and Oligopolies278
Chapter 10Theory of the Firm: Constrained Optimization327
Chapter 11Theory of the Firm: Inequality Constraints365
Chapter 12Theory of Consumer Behavior412
Part IIIMacroeconomic Analysis451
Chapter 13Basic Macroeconomic Models: Input-Output Analysis and a Simple Keynesian Model451
Chapter 14IS-LM and Aggregate Demand-Aggregate Supply Models489
Chapter 15Growth Rates and Growth Models532
Glossary583
Index595

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