Release on 2001 | by Malcolm Pemberton,Nicholas Rau
An Introductory Textbook
Author: Malcolm Pemberton,Nicholas Rau
Pubpsher: Manchester University Press
Category: Business & Economics
This innovative text for undergraduates provides a thorough and self-contained treatment of all the mathematics commonly taught in honours degree economics courses. It is suitable for use with students with and without A level mathematics.
As one's understanding of functions, relationships, and variables becomes richer and more detailed, one's ability to provide explanations for economic phenomena becomes stronger and more sophisticated. Here, the author encourages the student's geometric intuition of the mathematical results.
Economics students will welcome the new edition of this excellent textbook. Mathematics is an integral part of economics and understanding basic concepts is vital. Many students come into economics courses without having studied mathematics for a number of years. This clearly written book will help to develop quantitative skills in even the least numerate student up to the required level for a general Economics or Business Studies course. This second edition features new sections on subjects such as: matrix algebra part year investment financial mathematics Improved pedagogical features, such as learning objectives and end of chapter questions, along with the use of Microsoft Excel and the overall example-led style of the book means that it will be a sure fire hit with both students and their lecturers.
This text contains the mathematical material necessary as background for the topics covered in advanced microeconomics courses. It focuses on two key components of microeconomics - optimization subject to constraints and the development of comparative statistics. Assuming familiarity with calculus of one variable and basic linear algebra, the text allows more extensive coverage of additional topics like constrained optimization, the chain rule, Taylor's theorem, line integrals and dynamic programming. It contains numerous examples that illustrate economics and mathematical situations, many with complex solutions.
Release on 2008 | by Knut Sydsæter,Peter J. Hammond
Author: Knut Sydsæter,Peter J. Hammond
Pubpsher: Pearson Education
Essential Mathematics for Economic Analysis has established itself as the number one choice for academics in Europe when searching for a rigorous, logical treatment of Mathematical analysis for Economists.
Mathematics for Economists, a new text for advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate students in economics, is a thoroughly modern treatment of the mathematics that underlies economic theory. An abundance of applications to current economic analysis, illustrative diagrams, thought-provoking exercises, careful proofs, and a flexible organisation-these are the advantages that Mathematics for Economists brings to today's classroom.
This book is a companion volume to Essential Mathematics for Economic Analysis by Knut Sydsaeter and Peter Hammond. The new book is intended for advanced undergraduate and graduate students of economics whose requirements go beyond the material usually taught in undergraduate mathematics courses for economists. It presents most of the mathematical tools that are required for advanced courses in economic theory - both micro and macro.
Release on 1996-07-13 | by Martin Anthony,Norman L. Biggs,Norman Biggs
Methods and Modelling
Author: Martin Anthony,Norman L. Biggs,Norman Biggs
Pubpsher: Cambridge University Press
Category: Business & Economics
Mathematics has become indispensable in the modelling of economics, finance, business and management. Without expecting any particular background of the reader, this book covers the following mathematical topics, with frequent reference to applications in economics and finance: functions, graphs and equations, recurrences (difference equations), differentiation, exponentials and logarithms, optimisation, partial differentiation, optimisation in several variables, vectors and matrices, linear equations, Lagrange multipliers, integration, first-order and second-order differential equations. The stress is on the relation of maths to economics, and this is illustrated with copious examples and exercises to foster depth of understanding. Each chapter has three parts: the main text, a section of further worked examples and a summary of the chapter together with a selection of problems for the reader to attempt. For students of economics, mathematics, or both, this book provides an introduction to mathematical methods in economics and finance that will be welcomed for its clarity and breadth.
In highly mathematical courses, it is a truism that students learn by doing, not by reading. Tamara Todorova's Problems Book to Accompany Mathematics for Economists provides a life-line for students seeking an extra leg up in challenging courses. Beginning with college-level mathematics, this comprehensive workbook presents an extensive number of economics–focused problem sets, with clear and detailed solutions for each one. By keeping the focus on economic applications, Todorova provides economics students with the mathematical tools they need for academic success.