Mathematical Economics

Course Number: 
HSL516
LTP structure: 
3-1-0
Discipline: 
Economics
Credit: 
4.0

Pre-requisite

Course Objective

The aims of this course are to:
(i) equip students with understanding of the most important mathematical techniques used in modern economics;
(ii) illustrate the use of these techniques by applying them to various well-known economic models;
(iii) complement the postgraduate microeconomic and macroeconomic theory courses.
 

Faculty

Course Content

This course is an overview of topics in calculus, advanced calculus, optimization, and linear algebra that are relevant to economic theory. It provides some of the necessary mathematical background to begin the core graduate sequence. The course covers a large amount of material at a relatively high level of rigor.
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