Mathematics for Economists : An Introductory Textbook Paperback
This book is a self-contained treatment of all the mathematics needed by undergraduate and masters-level students of economics.
Building up gently from a very low level, the authors provide a clear, systematic coverage of calculus and matrix algebra. The second half of the book gives a thorough account of optimisation and dynamics in discrete and continuous time.
The final two chapters are an introduction to the rigorous mathematical analysis used in graduate-level economics. The emphasis throughout is on intuitive argument and problem-solving.
All methods are illustrated by well-chosen examples and exercises selected from central areas of modern economic analysis. The book's careful arrangement in short chapters enables it to be used in a variety of course formats for students with and without prior knowledge of calculus, as well as for reference and self-study. New features of the third edition include:> sections on double integration and dynamic programming;> substantial rewriting and expansion of early chapters, making the book highly accessible for the complete beginner. > answers to all exercises and full solutions to all problems are available free online at -- .
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 720 pages
- Publisher: Manchester University Press
- Publication Date: 01/08/2011
- Category: Business mathematics & systems
- ISBN: 9780719087059