Units of Study

ECOS2903 - Mathematical Economics A

Semester 1, 2013  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Donald Wright

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 test (20%) and 2hr final exam (50%)

Classes

1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/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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