Units of Study

ECOS2903 - Mathematical Economics A

Semester 1, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Donald Wright
Phone: +61 2 9351 6609
Email: don.wright@sydney.edu.au


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.


problem sets/quizzes (30%), mid-semester test (20%) and 2hr final exam (50%)


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





Additional Information

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

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