ECON1008  Introduction to Mathematics for Economics II
Term 2
Aims:
To consolidate the
mathematics background needed for the rest of the degree programme at a
level appropriate for economics specialists.
Objectives:
 Ability to analyze simple economic models of constrained
optimization and interpret various mathematical parameters in an
economically meaningful fashion (e.g. Lagrange multipliers as shadow
prices)
 Ability to analyze both linear and nonlinear dynamic economic models, to find steady states and discuss stability properties.
Taught by:

Malcolm Pemberton

Assessment:

20 lectures, 10 demonstration classes and 5 compulsory tutorial classes with accompanying exercises  students must complete 4 problem sets during the term. Final assessment is a 3hour unseen written examination in Term 3 comprising material covered in both ECON1004 and ECON1008.

Suitable for:

Compulsory for 1st Year Economics (L100) students.

Prerequisites:

Students must also take ECON1004.

Module Evaluation (Previous year):

ECON1008

Moodle page:

ECON1008
