Course NA1029

Applied mathematics for economists

7.5 Credits
First Cycle

Starts week 36, 2024

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:
week 36, 2024 - week 45, 2024
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Entry Qualifications :
  • Microeconomics - Undergraduate Course 7,5 credits
  • Introductory Macroeconomics - Undergraduate Course, 7,5 credits
Selection :
Higher education credits (1-165 credits)
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Tuition Fee
First Tuition Fee Installment:
16,875 SEK
Total Tuition Fee:
16,875 SEK
EU/EEA Citizens or exchange students are not required to pay fees.
Information on application and tuition fees:
Application no later: 15 April
Literature List

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