41134 Mathematics for Economics

Course Description

The course deals with the application of mathematics, specifically linear algebra and calculus in economic analysis. The course is made up of illustrative examples of economic concepts (from the different areas of economics) defined in mathematical terms and theories. Basic concepts and
Procedures in matrix algebra, differential and integral calculus are only reviewed briefly in class. Focus is on the economic applications of the math concepts

Learning Objective

  • The course seeks to improve the skills of the students in using mathematical procedures and operations and to help integrate this skill with various economic models and theories



Books for this Course

  • Mathematical Methods for Business and Economics By Edward T Dowling; (1993)
  • Basic Mathematics for Economists By Mike Rosser 2nd Edition (2003)

Times Offered

  • September 2015
  • January 2016

Course Prerequisite