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Mathematical Economics

Prelude to the Neoclassical Model

Authors: Yu, Kam

  • Provides a one-semester introduction to mathematical economics for first year graduate and senior undergraduate students
  • Geared towards helping students develop mathematical maturity in a short period of time
  • Covers expanded topics such as logic and proof, probability theory, and dynamic modeling
  • Includes end-of-chapter questions with solutions
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  • Due: December 10, 2019
  • ISBN 978-3-030-27289-0
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About this Textbook

This textbook provides a one-semester introduction to mathematical economics for first year graduate and senior undergraduate students. Intended to fill the gap between typical liberal arts curriculum and the rigorous mathematical modeling of graduate study in economics, this text provides a concise introduction to the mathematics needed for core microeconomics, macroeconomics, and econometrics courses. Chapters 1 through 5 builds students’ skills in formal proof, axiomatic treatment of linear algebra, and elementary vector differentiation. Chapters 6 and 7 present the basic tools needed for microeconomic analysis. Chapter 8 provides a quick introduction to (or review of) probability theory. Chapter 9 introduces dynamic modeling, applicable in advanced macroeconomics courses. The materials assume prerequisites in undergraduate calculus and linear algebra. Each chapter includes in-text exercises and a solutions manual, making this text ideal for self-study.

About the authors

​Kam Yu studied engineering, mathematics, and economics in Hong Kong, the UK, and Canada. He teaches economics at Lakehead University, where he received a teaching award in 2016. His primary research interest is in the area of social and economic measurement.

Buy this book

eBook $54.99
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • The eBook version of this title will be available soon
  • Due: December 10, 2019
  • ISBN 978-3-030-27289-0
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format:
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
Hardcover $89.99
price for USA in USD
  • Customers within the U.S. and Canada please contact Customer Service at +1-800-777-4643, Latin America please contact us at +1-212-460-1500 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week).
  • Due: December 23, 2019
  • ISBN 978-3-030-27288-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Mathematical Economics
Book Subtitle
Prelude to the Neoclassical Model
Authors
Series Title
Springer Texts in Business and Economics
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-27289-0
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-27289-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-27288-3
Series ISSN
2192-4333
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 214
Number of Illustrations
8 b/w illustrations, 18 illustrations in colour
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