Course NA1029

Applied mathematics for economists

7.5 Credits
First Cycle

Starts week 36, 2020

The course begins with a review of basic algebra. The concept of function and functions with economic applications such as linear, quadratic, logarithmic and exponential are reviwed. Ordinary and partial derivatives and the rules of differentiation are addressed. Optimization of economic objective functions without restrictions and with restrictions applying Lagrange multiplier are covered. Integrals with economic applications such as consumer and producer surplus are discussed. Furthermore, matrix algebra, including solution of linear systems of equations using Cramer‘s rule and matrix inversion are reviewed.


Starts and ends:
wk36, 2020 - wk45, 2020
Study Rate:
50%
Location:
Borlänge
Time of Day:
Day
Teaching form:
Normal
Language:
English
Entry Qualifications:
  • Microeconomics - Undergraduate Course 7,5 credits or equivalent knowledge
  • Introductory Macroeconomics - Undergraduate Course, 7,5 credits or equivalent knowledge
Application Code:
HDA-H359P
Main field of study: