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Mathematics for Economic Policy

  • Enseignant(s):   M.Raghavan  
  • Titre en français: Mathématiques pour l'économie
  • Cours donné en: anglais
  • Crédits ECTS: 1.5 crédits
  • Horaire: Semestre d'automne 2019-2020, 1.0h. de cours (moyenne hebdomadaire)
  •  séances
  • Formation concernée: Maîtrise universitaire ès Sciences en économie politique

 

Objectifs

The objective of this course is to provide you with basic mathematical tools that are used in economic analysis.

Contenus

  1. Logic and proof writing
  2. Probability, conditional probability, Bayes rule
  3. Sets, numbers, functions, sequences, spaces
  4. Matrices and systems of linear equations
  5. Differentiation and unconstrained optimisation
  6. Optimising under equality constraints: The Lagrangean
  7. Optimising under inequality constraints: Kuhn-Tucker conditions

Références

  • Simon and Blume, "Mathematics for Economists," WW Norton, 1994.
  • Sundaram, "A First Course in Optimization Theory", Cambridge University Press, 1996.

Reading notes will be provided as required.

Evaluation

1ère tentative

Examen:
Ecrit 2h00 heures
Documentation:
Non autorisée
Calculatrice:
Non autorisée
Evaluation:

Your final grade will be determined by a final exam, of duration 2 hours, which is written and closed-book. In case of a retake exam, your final grade will be determined based on the retake exam.

Rattrapage

Examen:
Ecrit 2h00 heures
Documentation:
Non autorisée
Calculatrice:
Non autorisée
Evaluation:

The retake exam is written and closed-book. The duration of the retake exam is 2 hours. If you fail the exam, the retake exam determines 100% of your final grade.



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