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Nonlinear Difference Equations, Bifurcation and Chaos : An Introduction"

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The aim of these lecture notes is to present a few mathematical factsabout the bifurcations of nonlinear difference equations, in a concise andsimple form that might be useable by economic theorists.

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  • Jean-Michel Grandmont, 2008. "Nonlinear Difference Equations, Bifurcation and Chaos : An Introduction"," Working Papers 2008-19, Center for Research in Economics and Statistics.
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    • C61 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling - - - Optimization Techniques; Programming Models; Dynamic Analysis
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