Foundations of Mathematical and Computational Economics

Authors: Dadkhah, Kamran

  • Features a wide range of examples from all areas of economics and econometrics
  • Emphasizes computation and programming in Matlab, Maple and Excel
  • Includes numerous exercises and solutions to selected exercises
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About this Textbook

This is a book on the basics of mathematics and computation and their uses in economics for modern day students and practitioners. The reader is introduced to the basics of numerical analysis as well as the use of computer programs such as Matlab and Excel in carrying out involved computations. Sections are devoted to the use of Maple in mathematical analysis. Examples drawn from recent contributions to economic theory and econometrics as well as a variety of end of chapter exercises help to illustrate and apply the presented concepts.

About the authors

Kamram M. Dadkhah is Associate Professor in the Department of Northwestern University, Boston, where his areas of interst are mathematical economics, econometrics, international economics, and economics of oil. He holds an MA and Ph.D. degrees in Economics from Indiana University, and an MS degree in Mathematics from Northeastern University. He has published in The Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Political Economy, International Journal of Middle Eastern Studies, European Journal of Operational Research, Decision Sciences, Empirical Economics, and Mathematical and Computer Modeling.

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  • Mathematics, Computation, and Economics

    Dadkhah, Kamran

    Pages 3-16

  • Basic Mathematical Concepts and Methods

    Dadkhah, Kamran

    Pages 17-56

  • Basic Concepts of Computation

    Dadkhah, Kamran

    Pages 57-68

  • Basic Concepts and Methods of Probability Theory and Statistics

    Dadkhah, Kamran

    Pages 69-92

  • Vectors

    Dadkhah, Kamran

    Pages 95-111

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eBook $149.00
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
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  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-642-42393-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Foundations of Mathematical and Computational Economics
Authors
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-13748-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-13748-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-13747-1
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-42393-2
Edition Number
2
Number of Pages
XVI, 542
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