Mathematics for Economists

Mathematics for Economists An Introductory Textbook

Fourth edition

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This book is a self-contained treatment of all the mathematics needed by undergraduate and masters-level students of economics. Building up gently from a very low level, the authors provide a clear, systematic coverage of calculus and matrix algebra. The second half of the book gives a thorough account of probability, optimisation and dynamics.The emphasis throughout is on intuitive argument and problem-solving. All methods are illustrated by examples, exercises and problems selected from central areas of modern economic analysis. The book's careful arrangement in short chapters enables it to be used in a variety of course formats for students with or without prior knowledge of calculus, for reference and for self-study. This new fourth edition includes two chapters on probability theory, providing the essential mathematical background for upper-level courses on economic theory, econometrics and finance.

Book information

ISBN: 9781784991487
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Imprint: Manchester University Press
Pub date:
Edition: Fourth edition
DEWEY: 510.2433
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Sales rank: 6054
Number of pages: xviii, 757
Weight: 1468g
Height: 246mm
Width: 189mm
Spine width: 41mm