Mathematics for Economics
AbstractThis text offers a comprehensive presentation of the mathematics required to tackle problems in economic analyses. To give a better understanding of the mathematical concepts, the text follows the logic of the development of mathematics rather than that of an economics course. The only prerequisite is high school algebra, but the book goes on to cover all the mathematics needed for undergraduate economics. It is also a useful reference for graduate students. After a review of the fundamentals of sets, numbers, and functions, the book covers limits and continuity, the calculus of functions of one variable, linear algebra, multivariate calculus, and dynamics. To develop the student’s problem-solving skills, the book works through a large number of examples and economic applications. This streamlined third edition offers an array of new and updated examples. Additionally, lengthier proofs and examples are provided on the book’s website. The book and the Web material are cross-referenced in the text. A Student Solutions Manual is available in e-book form, and instructors are able to access online the Instructor’s Manual, which includes PowerPoint slides.
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Bibliographic InfoThis book is provided by The MIT Press in its series MIT Press Books with number 0262516225 and published in 2011.
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