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Mathematics in Economics: Models and Methods / Edition 1

Mathematics in Economics: Models and Methods / Edition 1

by Adam Ostaszewski, K. G. Binmore


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ISBN-13: 9780631180562
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 10/06/1993
Series: Models and Methods
Pages: 532
Product dimensions: 6.85(w) x 9.63(h) x 1.16(d)

About the Author

Adam Ostaszewski is currently Senior Lecturer in Mathematics at the London School of Economics. He teaches matematical methods appropriate to economic theory (including game thoery and control theory) and special topic courses to graduates and undergraduates. His main research interets include set-theoretic topology and theoretical economics, concentrating on mathematical problems ansd spanning a wide field of applications.

Table of Contents

Part I:.

1. Sets and Numbers.

2. Matrices and Vectors.

3. Modelling Consumer Choice.

4. Discrete Variables.

5. Functions.

6. Equilibrium.

7. Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors.

Part II:.

1. Limits and Their Uses.

2. Continuity and Its Uses.

3. Uses of the Derivative.

4. Continuous Compounding and Exponential Growth.

5. Partial Differentiation.

6. The Gradient.

7. Taylor's Theorem - An Approximation Tool.

8. Optimisation in Two Variables.

9. Economic Dynamics: Differential Equations.

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