Units of Study

ECOS2903 - Mathematical Economics A

Semester 1, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Jian Hong

Description

This unit provides an introduction to mathematical techniques commonly employed by economists. Students who wish to proceed to final year Economics Honours must complete either ECOS2903 or MATH2070. Topics include: limits, continuity, differentiation of single- and multi-variable functions, unconstrained and constrained optimisation.

Assessments

Problem sets/quizzes (30%), mid semester exam (20%), final exam (50%)

Classes

1 x 2hr lecture and 1x 1hr tutorial per week

Corequisites

ECOS2901

Prohibitions

ECON2903

Additional Information

Students intending to proceed to the third year economics honours program must take this unit or MATH2070

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